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Old 10-15-2012, 03:08 AM   #10
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Default Re: Clinton 'The Sheriff' Jackson

Originally Posted by Senor Pepe' View Post
June 1982

'The Sheriff' - Did rebound following the 'disaster' (L TKO 9) to Tony Braxton in May 1981.

Jackson won '8-straight' including (6 KO's) over the next year, improving to 18-1-0 (14 KO's),
and earning a #3 Light-Middleweight ranking.

But the chances of landing a World Light-Middleweight bout with WBA Champion - Davey Moore
or WBC Champion - Wilfred Benitez were 'slim-to-none' for the 28 year-old southpaw, as he was
deemed 'too dangerous'.

Not 2 dangerous , just not a big enough paynight 4 Moore .
As 4 Benitez , it is more possible , but he 2 was a superstar by then and had much bigger money 2 make .
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