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Old 07-04-2007, 03:01 PM   #37
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Default Re: So what exactly is wrong with Nat Fleischer's top 10 heavyweight list?

Originally Posted by TBooze
It was not amateur as you cannot turn amateur again after being a pro, hence no pro's in the Olympics. And Caggiano admitted to paying him for the bout, indeed all his supposed amateur bouts. (Lords of the Ring; The greatest fighters since 1950 pages 44 to 4.

The facts are Marciano made his pro debut in March 1947 and loss a decision in March 1948...
Pros play in the Olympics all the time in many sports.
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