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Old 02-07-2011, 06:26 PM   #916
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Very very very sad - heart breaking scene - the man in the top right always makes me shudder

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Old 02-07-2011, 06:30 PM   #917
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The Tigerman in a tender moment with a little tiger

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Old 02-07-2011, 06:48 PM   #918
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Thank you, Rocky! Your efforts are a treasure and delight!
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Old 02-08-2011, 12:56 PM   #919
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Young Jack Dempsey with Doc Kearns

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that picture is badass... reminds me of a young tyson
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:03 PM   #920
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This is an amazing thread needs to be stickied
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:31 PM   #921
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:34 PM   #922
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Lightweight boxing champ "Bat" Nelson in 1911. After retiring from the ring, Bat (short for Battling; aka the Durable Dane, born Oscar Nielsen) dabbled in fight promotion and vaudeville. In January 1954, "a pathetic little man of 80 pounds, his mind a complete blank," Bat was committed to the Chicago State Hospital; a month later he was dead of lung cancer at age 71. With 68 wins, 19 draws and 19 losses, Bat once said that although he had "lost several fights," he had never been beaten...

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just want to bump that one ^^.....its 100 years old now that photograph.
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:53 PM   #923
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:03 PM   #924
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Old 02-08-2011, 03:56 PM   #925
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Look at Duran's face. Sheesh! Talk about a demon posessed fighter. I give Buchanon a lot of credit for what he was in with that night.
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Old 02-08-2011, 05:26 PM   #926
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just want to bump that one ^^.....its 100 years old now that photograph.
Whats going on with that punch bag in the top right?

Awesome thread.
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:12 PM   #927
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Stills from Gorgeous Georges Carpentier Vs Joe Jeanette - these looks like film reel stills to me much like those of Sam Langford against Jeanette prior to the film surfacing - methinks the film of this fight is definately out there somewhere

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Old 02-09-2011, 04:15 PM   #928
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Carp vs Siki - classically funny classically bizarre classically Siki

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Old 02-09-2011, 04:16 PM   #929
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Well, Carpentier v Jeannette was definitely filmed so it may re-appear one day.
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:19 PM   #930
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Jim Corbett pictured in retirement

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