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Old 11-19-2012, 06:19 AM   #14
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Default Re: School me on Jimmy Wilde

Originally Posted by Flea Man View Post
If I don't know much about his era of flys I can't give him the benefit of the doubt. Still, his P4P achievements mean I rank him in the top 50-60.
Have you read this piece about Wilde, Flea?

Posted by Senya:

His first sparring partner was his wife...

" We used to spar in the bedroom or in the kitchen," Wilde said to me on one occasion. " She'd lead at me, and I'd dodge the blow."
" But did you ever hit back ? " I asked.
" Oh, no," replied Wilde, " but even if I had she'd have been nimble enough to get out of the way. She knows as much about boxing as I do."

Originally Posted by Flea Man View Post
Greater P4P than Lynch.
Lynch looks more impressive on film than Wilde to me.
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