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Old 06-28-2007, 12:33 AM   #44
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Default Re: Does Anyone Here Really Think Anyone at 147lbs Beats Sugar Ray Robinson

Originally Posted by john garfield
First, SRR's the best fighter I've ever seen. I watched him train and fight live from the early '40s. As a welter, he was nonpareil.

If anyone might've frusrated him, it would've been Charley Burley -- a boring, sharp-shooting, defensive whiz. It would've stunk the joint out, but Burley -- one outta three, if the Gods were smiling on him -- mighta got a split nod.
Interesting. How do you see Hearns against him, as many here have suggested.

By the way, thats awesome that you saw SRR fight live!
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