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Old 11-16-2012, 02:32 PM   #83
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Default Re: My 50 Greatest boxers of all time

Originally Posted by Unforgiven View Post
Sandwiched between two losses to Iran Barkley.

I'd rate Hagler above Hearns too, as would most here - (I think).
I'd be in the minority ranking Hagler above Leonard though, so it's swings and roundabouts.
On his best night, Hagler was great and I like him as a person more than just about any boxer. I feel like his place falls off a lot if it isn't a discussion of best middleweights or best chins though. Plenty of fighters who jump weightclasses have equalled or exceeded his accomplishments, they just don't have the accomplishments in one weightclass.
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