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Old 01-24-2013, 12:46 PM   #65
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Default Re: Dempsey v Langford

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Originally Posted by Vockerman View Post
Sam Langford, when asked how Harry Wills (whom he fought 18 times in his career) would do against Jack Dempsey, said in the June 5, 1922, Atlanta Constitution "Well if he ever fights Dempsey my money will be on the present champion. Dempsey is the greatest fighter I have ever seen. He hits twice as hard as Jim Jeffries and is as fast in the ring as James J. Corbett."
Sam Langford also said it was nothing short of murder to match Dempsey against Willard, stating Willard would kill Dempsey.
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