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Old 06-30-2012, 12:29 AM
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Exposed by Lennox Lewis??!!! I don't see how he can seriously be faulted for that. Lewis exposed practically everyone he's ever been in the ring with.

Lets not get too carried away here. Lewis barely beat Ray Mercer and looked like crap against Zeljko Mavrovic. He also got clocked by McCall and Rahman. But he did expose Tommy Morrison as less than a top class heavyweight.
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Old 06-30-2012, 05:17 PM
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Lets not get too carried away here. Lewis barely beat Ray Mercer and looked like crap against Zeljko Mavrovic. He also got clocked by McCall and Rahman. But he did expose Tommy Morrison as less than a top class heavyweight.
Lewis exposed the two fighters that defeated him in subsequent matches. He had beaten every opponent he'd ever faced which is a very rare feat perhaps only accomplished by Marciano. Yes, he may have had off nights against Mercer and Mavrovic but he still defeated them. So it's not like Morrison lost to a bum...
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Old 06-30-2012, 08:21 PM
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Lewis exposed the two fighters that defeated him in subsequent matches. He had beaten every opponent he'd ever faced which is a very rare feat perhaps only accomplished by Marciano. Yes, he may have had off nights against Mercer and Mavrovic but he still defeated them. So it's not like Morrison lost to a bum...

You don't seem to get it. I'm not minimizing Lewis. Morrison didn't just lose to Lewis, he got owned by him. It was apparent while watching that fight that he wasn't really a world class fighter. As far as losing to a bum, Morrison got squashed by Michael Bentt and was very lucky to get a draw against Ross Puritty. Nuff said.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:07 PM
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You don't seem to get it. I'm not minimizing Lewis. Morrison didn't just lose to Lewis, he got owned by him. It was apparent while watching that fight that he wasn't really a world class fighter. As far as losing to a bum, Morrison got squashed by Michael Bentt and was very lucky to get a draw against Ross Puritty. Nuff said.
Well, Morrison just got caught by a lucky Michael Bentt. I didn't see the Puritty fight. But, the guy holds a win against Wlad so he can't be all bad. I'm sure we all can agree Tommy wasn't the best of his time. But, he was a pretty good fighter at his best.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:19 PM
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Morrison was a very exciting fighter. You always knew something was going to happen even if you didn't know who it was going to happen to. Watching him meant you were going to be on the edge of your seat waiting for someone to get ko'd. I remember I had a friend over that never watched boxing and Morrison's bout against Joe Hipp was coming on. I told my friend that it was going to be a good fight and by the end of the fight my friend was standing up yelling at the tv. Turned him into an instant boxing fan!
For those of us that watched Morrison's rollercoaster of a career from the begining til the end definitely have to appreciate the ride!
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Old 07-01-2012, 12:05 AM
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Well, Morrison just got caught by a lucky Michael Bentt. I didn't see the Puritty fight. But, the guy holds a win against Wlad so he can't be all bad. I'm sure we all can agree Tommy wasn't the best of his time. But, he was a pretty good fighter at his best.
I remember when Floyd Patterson was caught by a lucky Sonny Liston. Twice.
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Old 07-01-2012, 01:05 AM
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I remember when Floyd Patterson was caught by a lucky Sonny Liston. Twice.
I recall when Roy Jones was caught early by Antonio Tarver in their second fight.. And when George Foreman caught Michael Moorer to be the oldest heavyweight champion in history...
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Old 07-01-2012, 04:52 AM
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I was watching some Morrison fights today and I remember when he was supposed to be like a white version of Mike Tyson. So after watching them I do remember him having great power, but also a glass jaw. How far do you think he would have went if not for the whole HIV thing?
By the time that happened, he had already been stopped by Lewis. He wasn't going to ever reach the top, but he would have been a decent fighter if his heart was still in it.
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Old 07-01-2012, 12:20 PM
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I recall when Roy Jones was caught early by Antonio Tarver in their second fight.. And when George Foreman caught Michael Moorer to be the oldest heavyweight champion in history...
There is a big difference between getting caught by Tarver at 35, caught by Foreman, compared to getting caught by Michael Bentt in the prime of your career.

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Old 07-01-2012, 05:43 PM
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There is a big difference between getting caught by Tarver at 35, caught by Foreman, compared to getting caught by Michael Bentt in the prime of your career.
Prime or no prime.. You get caught with the right kind of shot you are going down. Foreman in his mid-forties still hit harder than a lot of prime heavys. Example.. Ali was caught by Henry Cooper in his prime and was very close to being KO'd. Marco Antonio Barrera was caught by Junior Jones, etc etc. As far as OP.. In the case of Liston-Patterson I think it was a case of a good big man beating a good little man. Patterson was simply more overpowered than being caught by a shot...
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