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Old 01-25-2013, 09:08 PM   #16
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Bantam weight

Joltin' Jeff Chandler
Lupe Pintor
Eder Jofre
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:09 PM   #17
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I honestly couldn't just pick one weight class so I decided to go all out.


Heavyweight - Lewis, Ali, Louis, Tyson

Cruiserweight - Holyfield, Haye, Qawi, De Leon

Light Heavyweight - Spinks, Tunney, Charles, Langford

Super Middleweight - Calzaghe, Jones Jr, Ward, Ottke

Middleweight - Monzon, Hagler, Greb, Tiger

Light Middleweight - Hearns, McCallum, Norris, Wright

Welterweight - Gavilan, Robinson, Leonard,

Light Welterweight - Pryor, Tszyu, De La Hoya, Benitez

Lightweight - Whitaker, Duran, Armstrong, Chavez

Super Featherweight - Mayweather, Arguello, Nelson, Pacquiao

Featherweight - Pep, Saddler, Sanchez, Hamed
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:43 PM   #18
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At Lightweight id like to have

Duran
Armstrong
Benny Leonard
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Old 01-26-2013, 02:06 AM   #19
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I'd just go back to the 1930s, with Julio Cesar Chavez, Pernell Whitaker, Roberto Duran in a time machine ... and let the mix it up with at 135 - 140 with the likes of Armstrong, Ambers, McLarnin, Ross, Canzoneri etc.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:12 AM   #20
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Everybody wants Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali in the same era to watch them fight, but what about the differing political stance they would have taken?

Imagine that Joe Louis serves in Vietnam, while Ali is stripped for taking a stance against the war.

Imagine that Joe Louis aligns himself with Martin Luther King, while Ali aligns himself with the NOA.

Now imagine that they split a series.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:28 AM   #21
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Everybody wants Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali in the same era to watch them fight, but what about the differing political stance they would have taken?

Imagine that Joe Louis serves in Vietnam, while Ali is stripped for taking a stance against the war.

Imagine that Joe Louis aligns himself with Martin Luther King, while Ali aligns himself with the NOA.

Now imagine that they split a series.
I'd prefer a fantasy era where politics doesn't infect sport.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:35 AM   #22
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Jeffries, Corbett, Johnson and Dempsey all in their primes would answer a lot of questions and would make for a series of great (or at the least very interesting) fights. Corbett v Johnson would be out of this world.

I find it hard to chuck in fighters separated by more than 30 years or so just because of practical reasons like diet, training, size, etc....somehow Vitali v Joe Choynski at heavyweight doesn't seem like all that much of a contest
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:42 AM   #23
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Flyweights, 1960s ruleset is fine.

Venice Bus Station
Benny Lynch
Jung Koo Chang
Pancho Villa

Bantams would be great too

Ruben Olivares
Eder Jofre
Carlos Zarate
Manuel Ortiz
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:44 AM   #24
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I honestly couldn't just pick one weight class so I decided to go all out.


Heavyweight - Lewis, Ali, Louis, Tyson

Cruiserweight - Holyfield, Haye, Qawi, De Leon

Light Heavyweight - Spinks, Tunney, Charles, Langford

Super Middleweight - Calzaghe, Jones Jr, Ward, Ottke

Middleweight - Monzon, Hagler, Greb, Tiger

Light Middleweight - Hearns, McCallum, Norris, Wright
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Welterweight - Gavilan, Robinson, Leonard,

Light Welterweight - Pryor, Tszyu, De La Hoya, Benitez

Lightweight - Whitaker, Duran, Armstrong, Chavez

Super Featherweight - Mayweather, Arguello, Nelson, Pacquiao

Featherweight - Pep, Saddler, Sanchez, Hamed
Hardly 'all out' when you didn't bother with sub-126lb fighters. Not enough depth down there for ya'??
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:55 AM   #25
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Light Middleweight - McCallum, Martinez, Hearns, Wright.

I favour McCallum here.

Heavyweight. Lewis, Klitschko, Tyson, Ali.

I favour Tyson here.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:19 AM   #26
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Heavyweights - Ali,Louis,Holmes and Tyson.

Welterweights - The two Sugars.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:26 AM   #27
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Cruiserweight - Marciano, Dempsey, Holyfield, Qawi

Middleweight - Hagler, Monzon, Tiger, Greb

Welterweight - Hearns, Leonard, Robinson, Armstrong



Any of these I think would propel Boxing back into the limelight.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:35 AM   #28
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welter- duran , gavilan , whitaker , napoles
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Light Middleweight - McCallum, Martinez, Hearns, Wright.

I favour McCallum here.

Heavyweight. Lewis, Klitschko, Tyson, Ali.

I favour Tyson here.
Martinez is the odd man out there.
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:29 AM   #30
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Cruiserweight - Marciano, Dempsey, Holyfield, Qawi

Middleweight - Hagler, Monzon, Tiger, Greb

Welterweight - Hearns, Leonard, Robinson, Armstrong



Any of these I think would propel Boxing back into the limelight.
these were essentially MWs passing through WW ALL too big for Hammering Hank... Greats all of them but over matched for Henry.
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