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Old 04-22-2012, 03:29 PM   #1
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Who do you think was the greatest boxer of all time?

I love watching vintage boxing much better than the crap today. There were many great boxers.I think the one I like watching most is Suger Ray Robinson.Who do you think was the best?

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Old 04-22-2012, 03:33 PM   #2
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Rocky Marciano. 49 wins. 43 of those by K.O. 0 losses.
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Old 04-22-2012, 03:37 PM   #3
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Yeah, probably Marciano. Cassius Clay was right up there. Being from Mass, I loved Marvin Hagler. The fight against Thomas Hearns is one of the top fights in any era, IMO.
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Old 04-22-2012, 03:58 PM   #4
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The 70's had some of the greatests fights ever.
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:10 PM   #5
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The 70's had some of the greatests fights ever.

Definitely. I remember Sugar Ray Leonard in the Olympics, going on to fight epic bouts with Hearns and Duran. Ali /Frazier /Foreman. Great stuff.
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:15 PM   #6
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In that weight class, no question, Sugar was the greatest.

Joe Louis has to be considered in the heavyweight division along with Jack Dempsey and Cassius Clay; with Marciano. Rocky just didn't face the same level of competition in his career(known for beating chumps senseless). Not a flashy boxer either, a punisher for sure, which is why he gets overlooked by list makers. Would he have been just as dominate in another era? Hmmmm, Clay would have been able to stay away and tire him out. Would have been fun to watch. Hard to say...Rocky only had to reach you once to ring the bell. And he was good at that.

Chavez has to be a mention too. The man is a machine. He has had more fights than some people have had changes of underwear.

And if you asked my grandfather, Gene Tunney was the greatest to ever step through the ropes.

I'd have to agree, it is hard to top watching Sugar Ray Robinson in the ring. Smart, tough and immensely athletic all in one package.
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You cant forget Willie Pep. Probably the best record ever. A very adgile and tough dude.
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:54 PM   #9
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Mike Tyson was always fun to watch.
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Mike Tyson was always fun to watch.
Which side of the bars?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:41 PM   #12
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Doesn't matter to me. As long as he was fighting another man who wanted to fight him.
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Doesn't matter to me. As long as he was fighting another man who wanted to fight him.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:54 PM   #14
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:00 AM   #15
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James Braddock.

I read somewhere that when Joe Lewis was asked at the end of his career who was the hardest hitting opponent, he said it was James Braddock.
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