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Old 11-16-2012, 05:21 PM   #1
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which fighters do you think made the most history or biggest impact to the boxing world in their great careers?
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Joe Louis
Muhammad Ali
Jack Dempsey
Jack Johnson
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Are the only fighters with historic careers heavyweights? I would nominate Sugar Ray Robinson.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:14 PM   #4
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Are the only fighters with historic careers heavyweights? I would nominate Sugar Ray Robinson.
any weight any era
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:44 PM   #5
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Impact to the boxing world and the culture which surrounds it:

- James Figg

- Jack Broughton

- John L. Sullivan

- James J. Corbett

- George Dixon/Joe Gans/Jack Johnson

- Joe Louis (most significant sporting event in history)

- Sugar Ray Robinson

- Muhammad Ali

- Mike Tyson

- Roy Jones Jr./De La Hoya

- Pacquiao/Mayweather Jr.

So many more, of course.
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:32 PM   #6
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surprised no one mentioned that amputee boxer who challenged for a title at cruiserweight
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Old 11-17-2012, 02:04 AM   #7
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Ali
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I think Pac is a historic fighter.
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