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Old 03-24-2012, 05:12 PM   #31
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Default Re: Why do people seem to hold the ****ell fight against Marciano?

Originally Posted by MyName View Post
Wasn't ****ell ranked no 2?
yes one spot behind valdes but valdes in light of all his losses to known fighters was harder to sell than ****ell who was the highest ranked fighter without recent loss to a top heavyweight. valdes lost to moore again on may 2nd 1955 and marciano beat ****ell on may the 16th 1955 so by the time ****ell met marciano valdes had already blown his two year win streak.
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