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Old 07-20-2012, 12:29 PM   #67
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Default Re: Who Do You Rate Higher: Jack Dempsey or Jack Johnson ??

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Originally Posted by McGrain View Post
He was in his absolute prime in 1904 and Johnson was yet to hit his. Jeffries has to crack him in this situation.
In 1905 it might well have been a fore-runner of Frazier v Ali 1.I would definitely give Jeffries the nod prior to that. After 1905? Only one winner imo , and he is not vanilla hued.

N.B.Jeffries was down to 235lbs at the end of October 1909, when he came back from Carlsbad



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