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Old 05-20-2011, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Scott9945 View Post
Lyle was a powerful man, but he lacked the speed or snap on his punches that other big punching heavyweights have/had.
You don't necessarily need speed and snap to be a powerful puncher, as Foreman and Liston attest to, and Lyle was certainly quicker handed than both. What he didn't possess, I think, is their solidity. His whole upper body was rooted on a rather flimsy foundation.
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