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Old 07-09-2007, 05:08 AM   #34
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Default Re: Who is the most forgotten World Champ??

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Originally Posted by Cachibatches
In my book, the negro champs were the real champs, with the possible exception of Jeffferies, who beat the best black fighters on the way up.
An ancient tuberculosis riddled Jackson...

The only black fighter Jeffries met at or near his best was Johnson

Do not get me wrong, Jeffries was a legitmate World Champion, ironically in my book by beating Jackson, who had a claim that went back further than the more familar Corbett-Fitzsimmons-Jeffries route.
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