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Old 07-19-2007, 04:16 PM   #10
Street Lethal
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Default Re: The Meaning of Pound for Pound

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Originally Posted by justaboxingfan
Good question Lethal, according to wikipedia; Pound-for-pound is the term used in boxing, mixed martial arts and other combat sports to describe a fighter's value in relation to fighters of different weight classes.
Sorry to chop up your quote but I agree with this part. This is the way I think about it.

I will probably catch hell for this but Miguel Canto ruled the flyweights for a long time, but I don't think of the flyweights as the talent rich division that the lightweights or welterweights are. So while he was dominant I don't think in relation to fighters of different weight classes that he is pound for pound one of the greatest of all times.
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