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Originally Posted by RubenSonny
Nelson was 13-0 and hadn't fought anyone of note(he was merely a prospect at that point), not to mention he was brought in on two weeks notice. Sanchez was expected to make quick work of him, it was a huge surprise that he gave him hell. I give him some credit for that win because Nelson showed good form after but not nearly as much as others who classify it as a great win.
Ah OK fair enough.
I guess the thing here was history was kind to the professor coz of how he developed as one of the greats, and afterwhich SS died and long after Nelson retired the win was hyped more than it was originally touted as.