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Old 08-17-2012, 08:42 AM   #46
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All factors included, pound for pound, record, legacy... all of it.

Harry Greb
Sam Langford
Sugar Ray Robinson
Robert Fitzsimmons
Joe Louis

Who else can the argument be made for to fit into this utmost top echelon. Armstrong comes to mind but a relatively short prime hinders him just enough. Ali certainly has a case. Duran has a case in my mind but again comes up just short. I don't think the dust has settled enough on the fighter of the past 20 or 30 years to properly place them but I suspect none qualify to threaten anyone in this group.

Thoughts?

Sugar Ray Robinson
'Hurricane' Hank Armstrong
Willie Pep
Sam Langford
Harry Greb


Honorary mentions to Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis whom I rate sixth and seventh respectively.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:46 AM   #47
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no love for ruby?
I rank those five higher than him.
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:29 AM   #48
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Louis deserves this place, the most dominant fighter ever in the history of Boxing is worthy of this place for sure, thatīs my view....

IMO the others would be

Greb
Robinson
Armstrong
Langford


And this one may be a bit controversial, but IMO Joe Gans is a top 5 worthy as well....I donīt know if I would rate him there though......
Greb, SRR, Louis, Armstrong and Langford would be my top 5, I think......in my reviewed list.
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:36 AM   #49
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Louis deserves this place, the most dominant fighter ever in the history of Boxing is worthy of this place for sure, thatīs my view....

IMO the others would be

Greb
Robinson
Armstrong
Langford


And this one may be a bit controversial, but IMO Joe Gans is a top 5 worthy as well....I donīt know if I would rate him there though......
Greb, SRR, Louis, Armstrong and Langford would be my top 5, I think......in my reviewed list.
On what basis do you say this?

Louis reigned in a piss-weak division, and still found time to get knocked out in his prime by Max Schmeling.

You could make arguments for Pep, Monzon, Robinson, and more, it's not clear-cut.

And what's more important than 'dominance'? Resume is. And Ezzard Charles has Louis beat HANDS DOWN in this, THE most important one of all.
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:42 AM   #50
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I get it.. Your edgy and cool because you go against the general public on who they view, so you have convinced me to change my list.

My new top 5.

1.Charlie Zelenoff
2.Chuck Wempner
3.Deontay Wilder
4.Lou Bizzarro
5.Tony Galento

What a magnificent list You forgot Butterbean though !
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:46 AM   #51
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On what basis do you say this?

Louis reigned in a piss-weak division, and still found time to get knocked out in his prime by Max Schmeling.

You could make arguments for Pep, Monzon, Robinson, and more, it's not clear-cut.

And what's more important than 'dominance'? Resume is. And Ezzard Charles has Louis beat HANDS DOWN in this, THE most important one of all.
Louis was a bit pre-prime against MS....only his second year as a pro. Not a big deal IMO.....

I just donīt think the "resume is the mos important thing" is always true, you know......
I give a LOT of value to resume, of course....but if we do that all the time we can be unfair with certain fighters IMO.

Louis being THE Champion for a long time, looking so good like he did gives him a good enough valuation that compensates his "lack" of ATGs in his resume....
Thatīs my view. Due to the H2H ability he shows on video he was actually UNLUCKY to not have a Foreman for example, to face in his days.....
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:59 AM   #52
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We R witnessing N Xample of a lighter handed lufcrazy arguing against a heavier handed lufcrazy .

Here is my sorting of d lufcrazies in order of their heavy handedness , from heaviest 2 lightest :

1. Vic Jofre-BRASIL , o'riray , reznick , The Mongoose , all these sudden new accounts , My2Sense , klompton , bodhi , SuzieQ49
, Bill Butcher , Swarmer

2. TheGreatA , McGrain , teeto , mcvey , Azzer85 , TAC602 ,

3. lufcrazy , Hands Of Iron , FleaMan , KittiKassem , Pachilles






I might edit later 4 enhancing each tier and maybe adding another tier .

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Old 08-17-2012, 11:24 AM   #53
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Iīm a "heavy handed lufcrazy"......what's that supposed to mean ??
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:25 AM   #54
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We R witnessing N Xample of a lighter handed lufcrazy arguing against a heavier handed lufcrazy .

Here is my sorting of d lufcrazies in order of their heavy handedness , from heaviest 2 lightest :

1. Vic Jofre-BRASIL , o'riray , reznick , The Mongoose , and all these sudden new accounts , My2Sense , klompton , bodhi , SuzieQ49

2. TheGreatA , McGrain , teeto , mcvey , Azzer85

3. lufcrazy , Hands Of Iron , FleaMan , KittiKassem






I might edit later 4 enhancing each tier and maybe adding another tier .
So all those guys are Lufcrazier than Lufcrazy?
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:25 AM   #55
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Honestly, I'd remove Louis. Personally I think Armstrong should be in there, and some will argue that guys like Benny Leonard or Willie Pep are more deserving.
Yeah, I thought of Benny Leonard myself. I have a problem with the fact that a bunch of his fights were 4-8 rounders. Some of those ended in KO, which boosts things of course. For opposition alone he's definitely up there somewhere.

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Due to the H2H ability he shows on video he was actually UNLUCKY to not have a Foreman for example, to face in his days.....
That's why Louis makes my top 10. He's the only HW I could never completely rule out on a fantasy match up even with his fragilities.
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:29 AM   #56
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So all those guys are Lufcrazier than Lufcrazy?
u got this right , but lufcrazy is still a lufcrazy , i mean , o'riray
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:29 AM   #57
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My top 5:

1. Sugar Ray Robinson
2. Henry Armstrong
3. Joe Gans
4. Harry Greb
5. Muhammad Ali


My top 5, adjusted for frankenfrank:

1. Carlos Mayorga
2. Sven Ottke
3. Brandon Rios
4. Luis Resto
5. Michael Grant
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:30 AM   #58
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Robinson
Langford
Greb

Charles
Armstrong


Fitz just misses the cut.
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:33 AM   #59
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it means that u qualified as another lufcrazy compatible , which means , u must b a "boxing Xpert" . N appropriate successor 2 Bert Sugar .
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:35 AM   #60
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My top 5:

1. Sugar Ray Robinson
2. Henry Armstrong
3. Joe Gans
4. Harry Greb
5. Muhammad Ali


My top 5, adjusted for frankenfrank:

1. Carlos Mayorga
2. Sven Ottke
3. Brandon Rios
4. Luis Resto
5. Michael Grant
how did i 4get about u , it must b coz of your low post output , yes , u'r a luf 2 , I just do not know which tier , probably tier #1
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