Primo Carnera vs Tommy Morrison

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  1. cross_trainer

    cross_trainer Liston was good, but no "Tire Iron" Jones Full Member

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    It needed to happen, and today was the day.

    15 rounds. 1970s rules and refs. Who wins?
     
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  2. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Morrison could outbox him if he stuck to the Foreman gameplan.

    If he tried to blow Carnera out he'd better get it right because if he gasses against Primo he's going to have a long pummelling ahead of him.
     
  3. cross_trainer

    cross_trainer Liston was good, but no "Tire Iron" Jones Full Member

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    Yeah, unlike the Bowe thread, there's at least the prospect here that there might, conceivably, be some path to victory for Carnera given enough luck.
     
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  4. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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  5. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Had to happen!!
     
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  6. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I see it the other way round to be honest.

    If Morrison plays the long game, Carnera will probably take him out late, while ahead on the score cards.

    If Morrison gets stuck in early, he might be able to force a TKO.
     
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  7. greynotsoold

    greynotsoold Boxing Addict Full Member

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    My favorite part of the Tommy Morrison Myth is that he put on a master boxing exhibition in the Foreman fight. He ran, ragged, from an old man that never learned to cut the ring.
     
  8. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne's life coach. Full Member

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    Agreed. An older, fatter, way out of shape Foreman to boot.
     
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  9. Bah Lance

    Bah Lance Active Member banned Full Member

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    The Foreman gameplan..

    Only works against Foreman because only he is that old and slow.
     
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  10. Philly161

    Philly161 "Fundamentals are the crutch of the talentless" Full Member

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    hahah damn this is a hard one honestly. my first instinct was Morrison but now i'm second guessing
     
  11. swagdelfadeel

    swagdelfadeel Boxing Junkie Full Member

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  12. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

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    Dempsey and Willard all over again..
     
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  13. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Bye for now! banned Full Member

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    I see you backed out- coward
     
  14. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Bye for now! banned Full Member

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    Your first mistake was in the first sentence. You can’t draw fourth honest arguments with a dishonest thread. The magic of Carnera-Bowe and Vitali-Evander was they were innocent looking.
     
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  15. Jackomano

    Jackomano Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    This.