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View Poll Results: 1982 Gerry Cooney vs 1997 Lennox Lewis
Cooney Via KO/TKO 2 7.69%
Cooney Via Decision 0 0%
Lewis Via KO/TKO 22 84.62%
Lewis Via Decision 2 7.69%
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Old 09-01-2010, 11:18 AM
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Lewis could not do what you are claiming against Rahman or McCall and Cooney is a far more aggressive proposition than either of those two journeymen
Oh I'm fairly certain that neither landed a left hook of note and both were fairly easily handled in their respective rematches. Cooney was essentially a one handed fighter and Lennox's weakness was the straight right.

Name a prime fighter that Cooney beat that was anywhere near Lewis' league?

And yes, Holmes was a better fighter than Lennox, but with less power and I get the feeling he was carrying Cooney a bit to give the fans their money's worth, given that that fight was hyped to the moon.

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Old 09-01-2010, 01:12 PM
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Lewis wins via KO
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Old 09-01-2010, 01:29 PM
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Oh I'm fairly certain that neither landed a left hook of note and both were fairly easily handled in their respective rematches. Cooney was essentially a one handed fighter and Lennox's weakness was the straight right.

Name a prime fighter that Cooney beat that was anywhere near Lewis' league?

And yes, Holmes was a better fighter than Lennox, but with less power and I get the feeling he was carrying Cooney a bit to give the fans their money's worth, given that that fight was hyped to the moon.
watch this link and tell me Cooney dont have a right-hand

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fb0Qidm9Fg

Your comment that Holmes carried Cooney is laughable
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Old 09-01-2010, 02:00 PM
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cooney was all left,he popped his right hand out once in a while,if his handlers would of worked with him and worked on his right he would of probably had a better outcome against some of his more notable losses,that is why cooney lost most of his fights any fighter that moved to the left would win
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:22 AM
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watch this link and tell me Cooney dont have a right-hand

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fb0Qidm9Fg

Your comment that Holmes carried Cooney is laughable


Holmes definately won the vast majority of the rounds but Cooney was very competitive in most of them too.
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:48 AM
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Lewis by vicious KO in the 1st. Can't see any other result.

Lennox usually played it safe, but when he knew you didn't belong in the ring with him, he let you and the whole world know.

Guys like Botha, Golota, Grant, and Rahman the second time were guys Lewis had little respect for so he didn't waste his time with them and they were all finished within 4 rounds. This isn't David Tua or Mercer we are talking about. Those guys had monster chins.
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Old 09-29-2010, 12:31 PM
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Lennox Kayoes Gerry in three rounds, Gerry has a punchers' chance, but Lennox would be focused and prepared, so he takes this, and nearly Gerry's head, early.
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:37 PM
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Just eliminate all the no hopers and compare their records in big fights. Lewis won most of them, while Cooney lost ALL of them. Lennox outclasses Cooney similar to the way that he did Tommy Morrison.
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Lennox will Golota this ****ing monstrosity
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Lewis by quick ko..or blow out...no compitition


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