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blv30
11-30-2005, 09:15 PM
Would Leon's pressure style beat John or would John methodically pick Leon apart?

robertk
12-01-2005, 12:42 AM
I think Tate outboxes him and lands enough combinations to get a late stoppage from swelling or cuts. You could always reach Leon with right hands and lead right hands and Tate fired a nice one in there.

TheSentinel
12-01-2005, 01:03 AM
Before the Weaver fight it's Big John easy. Remember, he easily handled Coetzee and he was big and could box. After Weaver shattered him, I think John was capable of losing to anyone.

SageBrush
12-01-2005, 01:03 PM
Certainly if Big John could get past Coetzee, and more to the point, his rambustious bomb throwing countryman Kellie Knoetze, then i think he could Handle Leon for a clear points win, but Post Weaver, Berbick is another matter entirely.

Mr E
12-01-2005, 10:56 PM
Tate in 1.

Forum Flash
01-11-2006, 10:52 PM
Big John, prior to the Weaver devastation KO's
"Neon Leon" in 6.

Roberto Aqui
01-12-2006, 01:59 AM
How about the post Weaver Tate Vs the post Holmes Leon?

Double KO?