Found September 30, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
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The debate rages across the world today, whether or not Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko would have been great champions in any other heavyweight era other than their own, or whether instead they would have been capable contenders a rung below the class of champions along the lines of Muhammad Ali or Larry Holmes, or before them, Joe Louis, Jack Dempsey or Rocky Marciano. A glance around the Heavyweight scene in recent years reveals title challengers and occasional beltholders who would have been nothing more than journeymen in other eras. As such, the problem for fans is that their dominance has been too absolute, and since they won't fight one another, they are deprived of meaningful opposition. The fear is that as the Klitschkos draw towards the end of their careers, the 'richest prize in sport' will be squabbled over and picked apart by a queue of lesser fighters, becoming devalued and irrelevant in the eyes of the world. The glory years of the sport have always been...
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