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Old 02-03-2013, 08:47 AM #1
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Which opponent was he facing when he was at his best? Was it when he was quicker or bigger and smarter?
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Which opponent was he facing when he was at his best? Was it when he was quicker or bigger and smarter?
Rahman II.

Very sharp, accurate and powerful. All together just a textbook heavyweight performance.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:28 AM #3
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Depends really.

McCall II (97) through to Botha (2000) I would say were his absolute prime years. Still had really good speed as well as the smarts. During that period he beat Holyfield (twice in reality), annihilated Michael Grant, Briggs Golota and Botha, got revenge on McCall and took a couple of 0's from undefeated fighters.
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1997 for me. He probably wasn't quite as light or quick as he was before the Ruddock fight. But his all round game was better thanks to Manny Steward.
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