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Old 12-10-2012, 05:51 AM   #103
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Default Re: Jeffries v Quarry

Originally Posted by edward morbius View Post

Machen remarked about Jeffries that he liked "his quick hands and combinations"

I am pretty certain I am remembering that correctly.

I have wondered myself what film convinced Machen of this. But there is a point in the Johnson fight in which Jeffries flurries with both hands and for a big fellow he threw a lot of leather quickly.
I think Machen had someone in his corner that worked with Jack Johnson.
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