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Old 07-10-2007, 12:21 PM   #13
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Default Re: Nice guys who were dirty fighters

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Originally Posted by janitor
The fighters who are gentlemen outside the ring are often the cruelest and most remorsless inside it.
The Manassa Mauler is a classic example in this respect. Jack Dempsey's gravestone epitaph reads, "A GENTLE MAN AND A GENTLEMAN." (That's probably because he got rid of all his viciousness in competition.)
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