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Old 07-27-2007, 08:09 AM   #39
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Default Re: Forgotten great lightweights

Originally Posted by mcvey
George Kid Lavigne a savage battler,forgotten today.
Sammy Mandell,who captured some impressive scalps witj his immaculate skills.
Charley White from Chicago who many old timers consider to have the most lethal left hook p4p of all time,never a champ but a dangerous man.
Barney Ross ,who could box your ears off,lacked a big punch to go with his skills.
Lew Jenkins ,raw and crude,never trained,sometimes drunk in his corner,could hit like a welterweight.
Al Singer ,won the title with a 1 round ko of Mandell,[Sammy was never the same again],and lost it with a 1 round ko to Canzoneri.
Interesting guys ,if not all greats
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