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Old 10-09-2012, 12:36 PM   #27
burt bienstock
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Default Re: Before Sugar Robinson

Originally Posted by Vockerman View Post
John Edward Kelly if you go back as far as his day...

It was the consensus of several boxing writers and reporters that he would beat John L. Sullivan (widely believed at the time to be the greatest boxer on the planet) if only he were "a little bigger" pretty much the definition of a P4Per.
Dempsey the Nonpareil was until Fitz the greatest fighter of his time, but beating the HW John L is beyond his means, unless John L was in his cups...
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