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Old 07-05-2007, 07:42 PM   #5
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Default Re: Is it impossible for the fighters of today to ever reach the greatness of SRR or SRL?

Originally Posted by Marnoff
, the criteria need to be adjusted as such. For instance, do people really need to fight someone six times to find out who is best? Yes, it helps, but it isn't realistic in today's boxing picture. I don't believe anyone has surpassed Robinson (Leonard doesn't even need to be in this debate, because he's not number one) yet, but it is a very real possibility, and there is no reason to give it no chance.
Yes, quite right.

If a guy came along and took on the BEST at, say, three or four weights and won or avenged against all the key fighters in those divisions, that would be something worth considering, for example.
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