Originally Posted by Seamus
The cold eye of historical perspective has rightly diminished the legend. Not by his own choice he fought a group of aging, past-it contenders and champs most of whom were natural light heavies. I am not sure I can think of another period of 8 years (really 7) post-Dempsey during which he would go undefeated in the heavyweight ranks.
A great fighter, a great fighter in the heavyweight class, not sure if I feel comfortable calling him a great heavyweight.
So you consider him the greatest cruiserweight of all time?
Can you list your heavyweights whom you actually consider great?