A lot of Nat Fleischer was based around Jack Johnson
Originally Posted by HOUDINI
Let's not forget Ketchel. Fleischer and others who saw both Greb and Ketchel rated Stanley the great middleweight.
who he rated very highly even for those times, I guess the fact that Ketchel dropped Johnson and some of Ketchels wars left an impression in Nat's mind.....Greb was a tough German and his resume is incredible while Stan was cut a bit shorter although both died too young...I spoke to Nat Fleischer many times and he saw many fighters as a young man that others did not see but we all may have a bias to certain era's or era's we were told about as young men.
IMO they were both were outstanding fighters and ATG's and top 5 middleweights