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Old 01-13-2013, 05:26 AM   #31
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Fammo v Vicente Saldivar gotta be up there lads .
Definitely. Fammo is severely underrated imo.
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:30 AM   #32
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:30 AM   #33
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Bill Lang might have a case for one of the best resumes of an Aussie fighter ever. He fought Sam Langford, Sam McVea, Bob Fitzsimmons, Tommy Burns and Jack Johnson!
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:32 AM   #34
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Definitely. Fammo is severely underrated imo.
Indeed he is mate , Those days shots didn't just land in your lap by way of a present off your promoter , Games ****ed as ****ed can be .
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:34 AM   #35
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:34 AM   #36
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Indeed he is mate , Those days shots didn't just land in your lap by way of a present off your promoter , Games ****ed as ****ed can be .
True.!!!!
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:42 AM   #37
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Ron Richards and Fred Henneberry fought Archie Moore.
First thing that came to mind was Richards - Moore
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:44 AM   #38
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Bugner v the greatest of all time Ali...
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:46 AM   #39
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Bugner v the greatest of all time Ali...
Bugner was not an Aussie then.!!!!
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:50 AM   #40
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Bugner v the greatest of all time Ali...
Leave Hungarian Joe out of this .
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Fenech vs Zarate as well as Fenech vs Zaragoza probably rate a mention.

Zarate is one of the greatest Mexican fighters of all time and while Fenech caught him at the end of his career, his name would carry as much weight as JMM.
Paul Ferreri fought Zarate when he was in his prime.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:00 AM   #42
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Paul Briggs V Tomasz Adamek X 2 has to be up there
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:01 AM   #43
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Leave Hungarian Joe out of this .
I'm always quick to correct people when the refer to bugner as "Aussie" Joe
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:03 AM   #44
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I'll throw robbie peden in their with his JMM and Barrera fights
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john "hoppa" hopoate Vs Oliver "The Atomic Bull" Mcall
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