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Old 10-07-2012, 06:13 AM   #14
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Default Re: Who is the greatest Ducker of all time?

Originally Posted by Nonito Smoak View Post
Jack Dempsey

Won the HW title.

Fought once a year.

Never fought a black man as champ despite all of the top contenders being black and being pressured to do so by some of the media (while the other "some" of the media were the ones essentially blocking him fighting a black man).

Retired, which some people on ESB nowadays view as meaning that he ducked all HW's from that point onward.
Dempsey still holds the record (in all weight classes) by avoiding the #1 challenger for seven years.
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