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Old 01-03-2013, 12:27 PM   #11
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Default Re: Sam Langford vs Marvin Hagler

Originally Posted by Nightcrawler View Post
true. but he was angling for a shot at the time and was handcuffed (ketchel wasn't going ***** out either)

just the fact that he was able to do that and knock out flowers makes me think he was extremely capable at 160.

i'm skewed a little lighter with langford, i feel his best weight was probably 180-185
Yeah I'd he's capable but enough so to favour over a great like Hagler at the mw limit? I don't see it. His body of work in the division is nigh on non existant.

I think he hit his stride as a genuine hw when he was the outstanding challenger to Johnson.

I haven't checked his record for a while so I'm unsure what he weighed between 1911 and 1915. But the weight during that time is when I'd say he was at his best.
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