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Old 01-20-2013, 08:02 AM   #109
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Default Re: Dempsey's vaunted run to the Title

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Originally Posted by McGrain View Post
Greb tried to make a fight with Dempsey during this time. Dempsey declined and met Battling Levinsky whom Greb had just thrashed.
It is fair enough to criticise Dempsey for not making a fight with Greb as champion, but can you realy criticise him for not fighting Greb as a challenger?

His job as a contender was to go after Fulton to establish himself as the logical challenger, not clean out the division.
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