Originally Posted by Waynegrade
Boxing historians disagree with you ... As for DeLahoya, I thnk he was an awesome fighter. You need to relax when it comes to benitez... No one is calling him the best, but in terms of historical accomplishment, what he did by beating a damn good fighter in Kid Pambele at 17 is significant ! And beating Palomino. DElahoya would have had some issues with prime Beitez, look at the problems he had with Whitaker. The Benitez that beat Palomino, would pose some problems...Again, this post is about THE greatest of them all, Robinson !
Which boxing historians, the ones stuck in the past? He stunk the joint out against cervantes, hardly a dominant win. He also drew with harold weston. Oscar dwarfs him in longevity and has the better resume. Oscar fought close fights with ike quartey and pernell, not losing a gift to bruce curry. Where is wilfredo on your all time list by the way, hes barely top 100 for me.