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Old 07-28-2007, 05:19 AM   #8
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Default Re: Who Beats Langford At 160?

Originally Posted by mcvey
Some also say it was a barney with either a pre arranged take it easy plan or Langford fighting under wraps to get a title chance later through not showing his true ability,I think its strange that two such lethal punchers fought a decision fight myself.I,d like to have the real info on this "fight".
When Langford heard news of Ketchel's death he said-

"Poor Stan. He went to his grave thinking he could beat ole Sam".

I suspect that they went easy on one another to build up interst in a real fight scheduled for the following summer. A jealous farm hand however had other ideas.
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