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Old 11-17-2012, 12:32 PM   #28
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Default Re: Prime James J. Jeffries vs Jack Johnson

Originally Posted by PowerPuncher View Post
A man tends to know when he's at his best, the level of his competition isn't necessarily a man's prime
Again, Johnson, like so many fighters before and after him, said many ridiculous things and some very insightful things.

I am more concerned with his best victory rather than how his physique flattered the camera. It is conceivable that a "prime" Johnson in fact weight 185 pounds, as he did versus Sam Langford, the middleweight who was the best fighter he ever beat.
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