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Old 01-24-2013, 12:05 AM   #93
Lord Tywin
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Default Re: ATGs who don't look impressive on film.

Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
Such tripe... Benvenuti, Benvenuti, Napoles, Briscoe, Griffith, Griffith, Valdez, Valdez... a solid, solid line-up. Valdez would rule today. Even Licata wasn't a bad little fighter, beat Griffith, went on to beat Rossman, came into the fight with one loss in 50 something fights.

Monzon erased the division, mostly in a time of single belt. Undefeated over 84 bouts, 14 title defenses, again mostly in an era of a single belt.
Im not sure if thats tripe or you just have the blinders on but a lot of guys would have beaten that "solid lineup" (outside of Valdez) at middleweight. But to each his own.
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