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Old 12-31-2008, 09:15 AM   #28
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Default Re: Ken Norton's potential Title Reign

Originally Posted by mr. magoo View Post

Jose Luis Garcia was a journeyman on his best day. He was 188 Lbs and had only stopped maybe 6 of his 12 victoms. Nothing special there. Quarry was a good boxer and counter puncher, but definately not a slugger. Boone Kirkman was a respectable opponent but no world beater by anyone's standards.
Garcia was a 6'4 southpaw who beat Norton after Ken had been fighting for all of 2 some odd years.

Yes, he was 188 pounds, but guess who else weighed exactly that much as well?

Doug Jones weighed 188 pounds against Ali when Ali had been fighting for just less then two years in 63'.
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