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Old 06-29-2007, 05:03 PM   #53
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Default Re: Joe Louis vs Sonny Liston

Originally Posted by Homicidal Hank
I am trying to think of another Olympic champion and three-time World champion with at least nineteen successful title defenses who dominated for two talent-laden decades and had a resume with a great number of all-time great opponents in his weight class, who was never knocked out or even hurt badly enough to have a referee stop the fight.

Ali was the greatest HW who ever lived. That is serious praise so don't pretend that I dismiss him; nor do you have to provide a well-tread litany of his accomplishments. I do however, have a low opinion of his division.

Unfortunately for him, the HW division is historically the weakest of the major divisions. That hurts his claim.
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