Originally Posted by SBleeder
Heavyweights are getting bigger... but they're getting more unathletic.
There will never be a heavyweight champion against whom Ali would have no chance against.
in boxing, i agree
the best athletes in the world don't box anymore. they used to. the level of athleticism has gone down. the size has gone up.
men are getting bigger and more athletic in other athletic realms, though. if the best giant athletes start to box again, the way they used to, there's no reason why they cannot "evolve."
a WW will always have trouble with ray robinson, because he'll have to weigh 147 lbs at a weigh in.
hell, in 10000 years men might be eight or nine feet tall.
your average spartan was considered to be a very robust man at 5'4" and 140 lbs.