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Old 11-26-2009, 12:26 PM   #29
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Default Re: Barney Ross is a top ten all-time great

Originally Posted by Manassa View Post
Here's a tricky one for you - where, roughly, would you rate these all-time greats:

Louis 'Kid' Kaplan
Young Corbett III
Benny Bass
Pedro Montanez

I don't expect you to answer definitively, I'm not certain myself.
Kid Kaplan and Young Corbett III would definitely be in a top 200. They wouldn't make a top 100 for me, but I've never even tried to systematise a list past about a top 120, so I can't really place fighters that rank outside that range with any solid justification.

Benny Bass and Pedro Montanez would be in the ballpark of a top 200 too, though i can't say they'd definitely make it.
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