Originally Posted by LittleRed
I would comment but I don't know enough about Delaney.
The only footage I have seen is him late stage against heavyweight challenger Heeney. By that time, Delaney was a full blown alcoholic and not what he was in his prime.
In this prime, he beat Loughran, Berlenbach, Bogash, Flowers, Rosenblum and McTigue, along with other notable middles, light heavies and heavies. He was light on his feet with quality clout in his mitts. Anyone who can defeat Loughran as soundly as Delaney did deserves a serious look.
I have some articles, one from the Flowers match and one from one of the Loughran matches, but I will have to dig them up or pay for them online.
He is a forgotten, but great, fighter.