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Old 06-26-2007, 04:59 PM   #40
amhlilhaus
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Default Re: Does Jeffries belong in the top 30 of all time?

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Originally Posted by C. M. Clay II
And what does that have to do with whether they were tougher than him or not?
tyson was in no way, shape or form tougher than jeffries. he took a whipping on occasion, but he was a quitter later in his career.

jeffries is well known for toughness, joe choynski hit him so hard with a uppercut his teeth wedged into his upper lip, the corner cut it loose with a knife. bob fitzsimmons, one of the hardest punchers ever, with little itty-bitty gloves, equivalent to modern mma gloves reinforced them with plaster of paris, and one punch sheared a slice of skin back, causing a torrent of blood to flow, jeffries came back to ko bob.
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