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Old 07-27-2012, 02:05 PM   #3
Joe E
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Default Re: Who was more past their prime: Dempsey in 1926 or Louis in 1946??

Originally Posted by Stevie G View Post
I'd say Dempsey. Louis still had enough left to beat Jersey Joe Walcott,twice,one and two years past 1946. He'd also kept himself in trim doing his army stint. Dempsey had been living the life of luxury for three years prior to his first fight with Gene Tunney.
Dempsey. Louis came out of the Army and picked up where he left off. Dempsey was shot after his 3 years in Hollywood. Id dare say that the comebacking Louis was better then the past prime Dempsey.
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