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Old 01-14-2011, 07:48 AM   #1
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lets hear em ie lamotta=bronx bull ,ruben =hurricane carter,and so on and on.
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:52 AM   #2
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Michael ''second to'' Nunn
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:54 AM   #3
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the leamington licker...randy turpin
get up larry............me
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:55 AM   #4
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Gerald "The Jedi" Nobles. Only career loss? To SNV. Dig it.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:09 AM   #5
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Andrew "six heads" Lewis
Mike "Body Snatcher" McCallum
Darallyl "touch of sleep" Williamson
Mike "bounty" Hunter

For a couple of the worst ones, how about; O'Neil "give 'em hell" Bell and Owen "what the heck" Beck, LOL!
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frank the Animal fletcher, ray Boom Boom mancini, smokin joe frazier.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:22 AM   #7
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The Pittsburgh Windmill
The Manassa Mauler
The Brown Bomber
The Old Master
The Will of The Wisp
The Cuban Bon Bon
The Toy Bulldog
The Bronx Bull
The Boston Strong Boy
The Fargo Express
10 of the most popular and durable nicknames....
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:34 AM   #8
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the brockton blockbuster
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:36 AM   #9
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I always liked Jimmy Wilde's nicknames:

"The Mighty Atom"
"The Ghost with the Hammer in his Hand"
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I always liked Jimmy Wilde's nicknames:

"The Mighty Atom"
"The Ghost with the Hammer in his Hand"

Yeah the second one is great!
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the bon bon boy, ralph Tiger jones.
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Old 01-14-2011, 09:30 AM   #12
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Homicide Hank
James "Lights Out" Toney

2 of my favorites.


Owen "What the heck" Beck

My Least favorite
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Old 01-14-2011, 09:43 AM   #13
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marvelous marvin hagler, tommy hit man hearns
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I always liked Jimmy Wilde's nicknames:

"The Mighty Atom"
"The Ghost with the Hammer in his Hand"

I can only imagine what it was like to be an opponent of his when that nickname came around.

"What did you say they call him?"
"The Ghost with the hammer in his hand."
"...Great..."
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Old 01-14-2011, 09:59 AM   #15
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"Sugar" Nicola Valuev of course.

"The black uhlan of the rhine" - funny enough Schmeling wasnīt born and didnīt live anywhere near the rhine and I have no clue what an uhlan is.
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