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Old 07-02-2007, 05:10 PM   #14
ChrisPontius
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Default Re: So what exactly is wrong with Nat Fleischer's top 10 heavyweight list?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonny's jab
Something like :

1958

1 Dempsey
2 Louis
3 Marciano
4 Tunney
5 Johnson
6 Jeffries
7 Wills
8 Langford
9 Charles
10 Walcott

1971

1 Dempsey
2 Louis
3 Marciano
4 Frazier
5 Ali
6 Liston
7 Tunney
8 Johnson
9 Jeffries
10 Wills
Why would you rate Dempsey over Louis in 1958 or 1971? Louis had by far the better resume, longetivity, didn't duck the most deserving challenger for 6 years, etc.
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