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Old 01-13-2013, 05:02 AM   #16
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just.in fortune v Lennox lewis
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:06 AM   #17
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Arce, donaire, panchao, Moreno, mares and agbeko are all great fighter Vic fought over the last 5 or more years. Great resume
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Ron Richards and Fred Henneberry fought Archie Moore.
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Peter Jackson fought both James Corbett and James J. Jeffries in the 1890's and both went on to be World Heavyweight Champions. Legend has it Jack Johnson made a pilgrimage to his grave before he fought Tommy Burns
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IMO Take a bow Rick Thornberry .

How could we forget the great Welsh SMW of the modern era
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Lionel Rose vs Ruben Olivares
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:16 AM   #23
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Les Darcy would have had to have fought some rippers you would think.!!!!
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:17 AM   #24
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Lionel Rose vs Ruben Olivares
Fought Olivares when he was at his scariest too. He could punch!
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That has to be up there.!!!
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George Mendies fought Pancho Villa the hall of fame flyweight.
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Fammo v Vicente Saldivar gotta be up there lads .
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Jeff Harding v Dennis Andries 3 times
Jeff Harding v Mike McCallum
Guy Waters v Virgil Hill
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Dave Smith fought Billy Papke, Battling Levinsky and Les Darcy. Three hall of famers.
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