|07-21-2010, 09:48 PM||#1|
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Mesi, Stewart,, Foster, Lyles
Why are fighters like Alex Stewart and Joe Mesi not spoken with the reverence of a Mac Foster or Ron Lyle? They were strong and dominant over much the same comp as the before mentioned fighters so why aren't they spoken about in the same sentences?
|07-22-2010, 04:39 AM||#2|
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Maybe they might in time but neither Stewart nor Mesi even challenged for even a piece of a title. Lyle fought for the undisputed belt and Foster went 15rds with Ali. I guess fighting a undisputed great like Ali or Joe Louis carries extra notoriety.
Mesi might be discussed more down the road because he retired undefeated, reached #1 ranking and never got his shot because of an injury.
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