Originally Posted by RockysSplitNose
Hey there Janitor, I have Fitz at 23 on my list with 22 being Max Baer, 21 Jim Jeffries, and 20 Jim Corbett - don't think any extra weight helps him any against these guys (although a convincing argument could be made for me to switch him with Jeffries when you think about a creaking veteran of Fitzsimmons was for the most part making a real mess of prime Big Jeff for most of the fight before Jeff slogged him down late) - he was obviously a freakish fighter as he was.
I am not saying that extra weight would help him.
I am saying that he is not given credit for his actual acomplishments, because he was so small.
Imagine if a 200lb fighter anihilated Sharkey and Ruihlin like Fitzsimmons did?
He would be seen as a dreadnought.