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Old 01-25-2013, 05:00 PM   #41
Kevin Willis
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Default Re: What if the Soviets had always been allowed to fight in the pro ranks?

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Originally Posted by Sugar Nick View Post
People forget that Americans were doing pretty damn good with winning Olympic medals in boxing during that era as well. Ali = Gold medal, Foreman = Gold, Frazier = Gold

it is a myth, usually perpetuated by ex-communists who believe that great amateur success = a great professional fighter.

Since the Berlin Wall fell former soviet boxers have produced less than 25% of the HW world champions & thats their best division.

Look at the transnational boxing rankings, ex-USSR dominance is a myth.
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