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Old 01-28-2011, 01:48 PM   #57
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Default Re: Lineage of the coloured heavyweight title

Originally Posted by road_warrior_99 View Post
George Godfrey had quite a few DQ's on his record. I noticed he beat Larry Gains once but then lost to him later on a Low Blow DQ. Did Godfrey DQ fights when things were not going his way?
Like a lot of heavyweights, Godfrey could be a bit of a head-case. He didn't always put on his best effort and sometimes didn't train. He liked to fool around too much in camp. He was a bit like Buster Douglas. Like a lot of fighters in those days, if things weren't going his way, he'd find an easier way to lose.

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