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Old 03-20-2012, 04:54 PM   #22
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Wink Re: When did 'Ducking' in boxing start?

Originally Posted by orriray59 View Post
Took it to another level my ass. An entire race of people was ducked back in the early 1900's. Imagine if Jack Johnson hadn't been champion? Let's just say the color line was still drawn.

We wouldn't have:

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Robinson
Sugar Shane Mosley
Mike Tyson
Tommy Hearns
Marvin Hagler
Muhammad Ali
Joe Louis
Joe Frazier
Sonny Liston
George Foreman
Roy Jones Jr.
Rid**** Bowe
Evander Holyfield
Lennox Lewis

u mad bro?

What action was more symbolic of ducking than what Bowe did?
Not saying ducking isn't as old as boxing itself, but that throwing your title in the trash, that's taking it to another level.
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