Originally Posted by Brownies
If most people ranked Wills over Dempser, we'd see threads asking : is it feasible to rank Dempsey over Wills ? Probably more often, I'd say. If you don't rate Dempsey highly because he didn't fight Wills, well you can't do much better with Wills.
You wouldn't see more threads like that. Dempsey was extremely popular and it's carried over.