Tarver wasn't fast but he knocked out Jones. As I've said many times before. Speed and power have little to do with boxing. Ring smarts,heart, and chin are major factors in this sport. Sugar ray Leonard was much faster than Hearns. It was Hearns chin that let him down. A speed fighter is very good against a wide punching bomber. That was not Monzon. Jones would use his speed to run from Monzon not take the fight to him. Monzon was built like Tarver and ten times smarter. As Ali slowed down he was still great because of his ring smarts. I think Monzon was as smart as they come. People sometimes are fooled by flash. Jones looked great against Ruiz. I say so what? So did Toney. Because of the flash and hype people were starting thread saying Jones vs A young Ali. Jones could beat Ali,Louis,Foreman? Flash draws the fans but does little against a world class fighter.