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Old 01-09-2006, 02:54 PM #7
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Originally Posted by gandhalf
Any Tyson specialists here? If so, here's my question..

Ok, everybody remembers this quote right?

I'm the best ever. I'm Sonny Liston. I'm jack Dempsey. There's never been anyone like me. I'm from their cloth. There is no one who can match me. My style is impetuous, my defense is impregnable, and I'm just ferocious. I want your heart! I want to eat his children! Praise to Allah."

Anyway, I wanted to know who influenced Tyson the most? I mean why dempsey? was it because of Cus D’Amato ?
Mike Tyson was mostly influenced by Jack Dempsey. I don't really know why. Dempsey was also the fighter that Rocky Marciano was influenced the most by.
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