Originally Posted by fsenties4
It comes to my mind now, how could heavyweights handle Valuev's 100 pounds advantage?
He wasn't very quick, he was not a hard puncher, and his skills weren't that great. Completely shot Evander Holyfield should've gotten the nod in the decision when they fought, which pretty much says it all about how good of a champ Valuev was.
After a certain point, weight becomes less and less of a factor in the outcome of a fight. In the lower weight classes, weights are hugely important, but after 185-190, weights make less and less of a difference.