Jesse Ferguson was better than Tommy Morrison

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  1. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Well apparently you're not asking but i'll tell you.

    Ferguson would do well.
    A 1985, '86 version of Ferguson could well nick a decision from 1993 Foreman.
     
  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Exactly.
    If they swapped places and circumstances, it's obvious Ferguson would do better.
     
  3. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    No, a prime Williams would obviously destroy Morrison.
     
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  4. Saad54

    Saad54 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Not really

    His only decent wins were over an underachievering early pro version of Douglas and a woefully out of shape and unmotivated Ray Mercer.

    Il take Morrison's upset of Foreman over anything Ferguson did
     
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  5. rodney

    rodney Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Disagree
     
  6. zadfrak

    zadfrak Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Sure did think he won that Holmes bout. That would have provided him a big payday and he was capable of rising to the occasion and getting his arm raised a time or 2 against better fighters. Instead it was back to the saltmines and opportunities just don't come along for unconnected guys like Ferguson.
     
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  7. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Think this is right tbh. He had the ability to be a lot better in certain fights, he just didn't have that will to win in a lot of fights.
     
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  8. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Thats pretty astonishing for a fellow with that many losses.

    Btw, does someone know if the bout against Douglas is up on YT again?
     
  9. Unforgiven

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    Most the guys who beat Ferguson would have beat Morrison.
    Up until about when Ferguson was 37 or 38 anyway.
    The only exceptional is Anders Eklund, who had an 8 round decision over Jesse in '86.
     
  10. Saad54

    Saad54 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I doubt it.

    Jesse lacked any sort of lateral movement.
    I can envision George unleashing uppercuts under Ferguson's guard.good night Jesse

    Morrison executed a strict game plan based on movement and burt's of shots. He got in and out. Jesse lacked the versitility to execute such a game plan.