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Old 01-20-2013, 07:55 PM   #167
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Default Re: Dempsey's vaunted run to the Title

Originally Posted by lufcrazy View Post
I agree context is massively important, so putting the Levinsky victory into the correct context indicates he fought a man who Greb just defeated (something he did during his career apparently)
Dempsey was praised for his win over Levinsky due to its dominant nature, and the fact that he was the first to knock Levinsky out. The papers before the fight put forth the opinion that Levinsky was past his best, but do not mention the Greb fight in suport of this.
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