View Single Post
Old 12-10-2012, 02:53 PM   #29
mcvey
P4P King
East Side VIP
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: The Garden Of England
Posts: 22,416
vCash: 1000
Default Re: Jeffries Admits Munroe Did Not Merit Title Chance

Quote:
Originally Posted by edward morbius View Post
"The average weight of Jeffries title challengers is 188 lbs"

"The average weight of Johnson's title challengers is 203 lbs"


I don't agree that this means anything.

Take Joe Louis

He fought five fights with Primo Carnera, Abe Simon, and Buddy Baer--average weight in the five fights, 251 lbs

He fought six fights with Max Schmeling, Billy Conn, and Jersey Joe Walcott--average weight in the six fights, 188 lbs

I think Schmeling, Conn, and Walcott were far more formidable opponents than Carnera, Simon, and Baer.
I was responding to the Dorgan quote about Johnson fighting small men.the facts are rather different.
BTW. Johnson, and Dorgan were close friends
To answer Appolack's premise that only Jeffries stopped Munroe , here is an account of the Munroe Johnson fight which shows, as I said that Johnson did not try to stop him.

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...oe+fight&hl=en
mcvey is online now  Top
Reply With Quote