Originally Posted by Duodenum
I don't know anybody familar with that rivalry who didn't enjoy those contests, or the sense of camaradery, mutual respect and admiration frequently displayed among competitors like Ross and McLarnin. These were inspiring exchanges, greatly admired among a Depression stricken public.
Too bad modern rival boxers don't usually conduct themselves in this way.
You know Budd Schulberg actually went to one of the Ross McLarnin bouts, can't be many still alive can claim that