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Old 07-31-2007, 09:48 AM   #12
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Default Re: Butter Bean Esch vs Tony Galento

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Originally Posted by mr. magoo
In all fairness, I think most would pick Galento, and rightfully so. He fought in championship fights and even floored Louis once. In addition, he had some decent wins over a few top contenders as you say. I will say however, that he was rather dirty fighter. he beat Lou Nova once by constantly getting away with thumbing him in the eye. Bad officiating that evening.
I know it is sadistic and does not speak well for my charactor, but I would hope that in the Galento-Butterbean match the referee and his seeing eye dog stay far enough away from the action for Butterbean to get what he has coming to him.
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