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Old 01-07-2009, 04:47 PM   #21
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Personally, I feel Rocky was the greatest of all time. Ali would have the same issues with him as he had with Frazier. Only Rocky hit harder and was better defensively, and better from a stamina point than Frazier. As for Tyson...I always have felt he's over rated...heck, he lost to Douglass..and that says a lot ....lol
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Old 10-02-2009, 05:28 PM   #22
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IF you feel today's big heavyweights would have a size advantage against Rocky, copy him as a Cruiserweight and try him out against Lewis, Foreman and the rest of the dreadnoughts.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:17 PM   #23
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Rocky

Rocky in the modern world, would be a Cruiserweight, his best weight and average was around 187, so today, or against most of those guys mentioned, it would not be a fight with him at 187, same for Jack Dempsey, he was a cruiserweight and with their height, that's where they belonged, so just to even discuss the fact that they could have beaten the top 10 heavies of all-time or even be one of them is amazing.

Ali fought his best at around 220, and he was tall with a reach, with his skills, I could not expect the greatest Cruiserweight of all time to last with him in his prime.
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:24 AM   #24
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Rocky, Louis, Dempsey, all these guys would be heavyweights today because that's where the money is. They'd probably start as Cruisers but would surely put on the weight to move up. After all, Roy Jones Jr. won a heavy world title. Now, whether they could compete against the elite Super Heavies, that's debatable.

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Old 10-11-2012, 05:50 AM   #25
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Rocky Marciano was a Mobbed Up Joke.
He had the reach of a Hermit Crab, and lead with his face.

And when the Mob was done with him, he got taught the The Principle Law of Gravity. What goes up, must come down.
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:58 AM   #26
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Rocky Marciano was a Mobbed Up Joke.
He had the reach of a Hermit Crab, and lead with his face.

And when the Mob was done with him, he got taught the The Principle Law of Gravity. What goes up, must come down.
Very insightful and profound analysis!
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:40 AM   #27
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Rocky Marciano was a freak of nature, like most great champions. In his era he was terrific. Would he be great today? He retired because of the wear and tear on his body fighting the way he did. Were he starting today at cruiserweight I could see him doing really well, but he'd start having problems if he moved up to fight the big guys, these giants today.

When we finish our time machine, Al, Bobby and I will bring Rocky back and match him with the behemoths of the day. Then we'll all finally know for sure.

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Old 11-08-2012, 03:30 AM   #28
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I cut my teeth, on a paper copy of Title Bout, back in the 1970's, during the heyday, of Boardgames. It was one of two of the finest sports boardgames, ever invented. The other being APBA Baseball.

Sometime ago, I procured a CD version, of the reinvention of this popular game, and since my computer is older than the invention of the candle.
I finally got it to work, about a month ago..... Great Fun.

Point is, I did a Throwback Fight between Larry Holmes, when he was still undefeated, and Rocky Marciano,....who we all know was undefeated.

Ted Williams, a deceased employee, of the Boston Red Sox once said.
"Rocky retired, at 49-0. He should have went for 50-0. That would have been something."

Rocky ended up 49-1.
It was a great match, and I would love to post the HTML here.

How do I do that?

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Old 11-08-2012, 05:46 AM   #29
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Let's Try This
C:\Program Files\Out of the Park Developments\Title Bout Championship Boxing 2\Bouts\History\{5F5B88A9-256E-11E2-A6D4-444553540000}.html
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:49 PM   #30
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Pretty sure you can't post html files here. Maybe you can convert it to something else or copy the contents into a file format you can post.

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Lightbulb

"Now I know how the monkey felt." Alan Sheppard thought to himself, after Werner Von Braun, pushed the green button.

Well Cap,.....let's try this.....

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Old 11-09-2012, 03:03 AM   #32
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I checked the attachment out, and it's a typical txt file.
The narative is pretty easy to follow, but the statistics, need some patience, to decypher.

And the attachment appears to be a Zip File, so I reccomend making a new file to download it into.

By the way, Alan Sheppard ....rocked.
First man in space, for the USA, in a tailormade garbage can.
Retired after walking on the moon.

Scott Glenn portrayed him in the Iconic Movie
"The Right Stuff."

And I am old enough, to have watched the entire event, on a Zenith
Black and White TV, when they looked like a deluxe peice of Living Room Furniture.
When Werner Von Braun, pushed The Green Button.

And I saw Niel Armstrong, walk on the moon, in NASA Black & White, on a Motorola Quaser TV,
that still looked like a piece of Living Room Furniture, some 8 years later.
but I missed out on any Sheppard Footgae on TV. Had a 48 hour a week day hob, and was going to nightschool at a Junior College, 4 days a week.

R.I.P. Space Man,...John Glenn has NOTHING on YOU.
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/shepard-alan.html

That was totally off topic, but I yam, what I yam.

Joe P.

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Opened your txt file. Looked okay. Holmes decisions Marciano. Possible. Notice you had Angelo Dundee in Holmes' corner. I always thought that Earl Walls at his best might have beaten Marciano in 1955.

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Old 11-12-2012, 01:27 AM   #34
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Cap,

Thanks for your txt RE

I set up the fights, and sit back.

I collect 20 percnt of the gate.
The fighters go forty forty.

Which explains why, a bag of popcorn costs 10 dollars.
And a ringside seat goes for 10,000 dollars.

Don't blame me....I am just the facility owner.

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