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Old 03-24-2012, 03:12 AM   #27
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Default Re: When did Sugar Ray Robinson's decline start?

Originally Posted by Nobudius View Post
A few publications I've come across we're even talking about the "declining Ray" since his Gavilan fights. One off the top of my head was from The Ring.
Good point. Many thought he was "past it" when he met Gavilan for a second time in July of 1949. Robbi was about 29 years old at that point and he beat and young and hungry Gavilan who was somewhere around 22-23.
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