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Old 03-24-2011, 09:12 AM   #71
burt bienstock
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Default Re: who is the greatest of all time? vote.

Originally Posted by Cael View Post
Harry Greb has the most outstanding resume from that bunch, but the fact that there isn't any film with him fighting affects his legacy, and GOAT status.
C,We have NO films of Abraham Lincoln today, but still regard him as an immortal, by the body of work he left us. What difference would a film of Greb fighting, was found today, except our curiousity ? Whatever style he had certainly got the job DONE...
Another thing to ponder. If 100 years from now ,fans saw one remaining film of Ray Robinson getting soundly whipped by Tiger Jones. What impression would it leave them, but Robinson was "overated". Same with a remaining film of Ali with Berbick or Holmes. It is a fighters total career and record,
determines his historic worth, not a film or two, methinks....
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