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Old 08-19-2012, 12:07 PM   #18
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Default Re: In a world with no Joe Louis, how great could Conn have been?

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Originally Posted by Rico Spadafora View Post
Conn doesn't get enough credit for having the ***** of steel to step in the Ring and go 13 rounds with Joe Louis at 166 pounds.

Billy Conn was a tough SOB and could fight.

Today someone would request a 'catchweight' fight with Louis

They don't make them like Joe Louis and Billy Conn anymore sadly.
The funny thing was it was a 200lb catch weight
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