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Old 01-07-2013, 03:21 PM   #61
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Default Re: Should we rate Benny Leonard a little higher?

Originally Posted by orriray59 View Post
I need to pick up more about Packey McFarland also. I mean, look at his fight against Freddie Welsh. It's beautiful boxing, and you hear posters on this very board calling fighters from those days primitive or ****.
i love that video, welsh's style is fairly unique and mcfarland is more 'modern' than some of todays fighters.

it is a thing with people today that a fast skillfull fighter has to be defensive, and therefore, perversely, leonard, or even robinson don't get the credit they deserve.
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