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Old 10-23-2013, 04:56 AM   #179
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Default Re: Prime James J. Jeffries vs Jack Johnson

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Originally Posted by mcvey View Post
After Fitzsimmons knocked out both Sharkey and Ruhlin in a total of under 8rds and in a two week period ,who deserved a title shot more Fitzsimmons or Ruhlin?
Take your tongue out of Jeffries ****.
He should have rematched John Finnegan who had avenged his Cavanaugh loss and had gone undefeated since his unsuccessful title shot.

Other Options were

Jack Johnson who was not a top 10 fighter.

Or Joe Choynski who had just drawn with Jeffries and was about to KO Johnson

or John L Sullivan who was calling out Jeffries for a unification bout and had just KOd McCormack?

or Hank Griffin, who had just beaten Jack Munroe?
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