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Old 11-17-2012, 07:44 AM   #147
burt bienstock
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Default Re: who is the greatest of all time? vote.

Originally Posted by johnmaff36 View Post
Dempsey gets an HM but Ali doesnt? Come off it now Burt
The question posed is best fighter P4P J. Did I include Jack Dempsey as my top six .??? No. So why chastise me ? I included Greb, Robinson, Benny Leonard [Robby's equal as a LW], Langford, Armstrong,and ole Fitz...
P4P a heavyweight as 215 pound Ali was, wasn't as good all around as a Sugar Ray Leonard ,who could do as a WW more than Ali because of his "sharper"
punching...If Clay/Ali was not charismatic as he was, he wouldn't be called
"the greatest HWT of alltime" IMO. A chap named Joe Louis has that distinction...Louis eviscerated his division for 12 years,leaving his opponents prone on the canvas...Ali did not do this, though Ali had better
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