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Old 09-04-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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I have to have seen all of these guys victorious at least once to rank them,in most cases I have seen them fight alot of times.I must have 900-1100 boxing dvds
1 sugar Ray Robinson
2 Muhammad Ali
3 Henry Armstrong
4 Joe Louis
5 ezzard charles
6 Willie Pep
7 roberto Duran
8 Sugar Ray Leonard
9 Archie Moore
10 Floyd Mayweather
11 Manny Pacquiao
12 Gene Tunney
13 Carlos Monzon
14 Pernell Whitaker
15 Bernard Hopkins
16 Marvin Hagler
17 Julio Cesar Chavez
18 Jose Napoles
19 Rocky Marciano
20 Roy Jones
21 Thomas Hearns
22 Jack Johnson
23 Kid Gavilan
24 Alexis Arguello
25 Juan Manuel Marquez
26 Lennox Lewis
27 Evander Holyfield
28 Emile Griffith
29 Jack Dempsey
30 Larry Holmes
31 Sandy Saddler
32 George Foreman
33 Joe Frazier
34 Carmen Basilio
35 Michael Spinks
36 Oscar De La Hoya
37 Salvador Sanchez
38 Dick Tiger
39 Wilfredo Gomez
40 Mike Tyson
41 Ruben Olivares
42 Bob Foster
43 Wladimir Klitschko
44 Ricardo Lopez
45 Erik Morales
46 James Toney
47 Vicente Saldivar
48 Azumah Nelson
49 Miguel Cotto
50 Aaron Pryor
51 Marco Antonio Barrera
52 Shane Mosley
53 Wilfred Benitez
54 Gene Fullmer
55 Mike Mccallum
56 Sonny Liston
57 Joe Calzaghe
58 Winky Wright
59 Antonio Cervantes
60 Felix Trinidad
61 Harold Johnson
62 Eusebio Pedroza
63 Max Schmelling
64 Jersey Joe Walcott
65 Terry Norris
66 Matthew Saad Muhammad
67 Max Baer
68 Kostya Tszyu
69 Carlos Zarate
70 Nonito Donaire
71 Vitali Klitschko
72 Riddick bowe
73 Khaosai Galaxy
74 Victor Galindez
75 Rafael Marquez
76 Don Curry
77 Andre Ward
78 Carl Froch
79 Vernon Forrest
80 Floyd Patterson
81 Paul Pender
82 Ken Norton
83 Timothy Bradley
84 Dwight Mohammed Qawi
85 John Conteh
86 Michael Nunn
87 Sugar Ramos
88 Antonio Tarver
89 Marvin Johnson
90 Edwin Rosario
91 Randy Turpin
92 Naseem Hamed
93 Chad Dawson
94 Sergio Martinez
95 Esteban Dejesus
96 Arthur Abraham
97 Ricky Hatton
98 Hector Camacho
99 Jose Luis Castillo
100 Nigel Benn

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Old 09-04-2012, 04:15 PM   #2
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jesus christ delete this while you still can
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Old 09-04-2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Thing is, you can't pick holes in it. Unless you want to lose your mind.

What I will say is I question the OP's analytical ability.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:05 PM   #4
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jesus christ delete this while you still can
what the **** is wrong with you.I love looking at lists compiling fighters I thought I would share my opinions.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:15 PM   #5
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Jack Johnson is one of the best fighters you've ever seen? Even taking into account his mastery of the ruleset of his era, he looks hideous on film.

Is it 'greatest fighters that I've seen on film' or 'best operators I have seen'?

Watch some John Conteh, Jung Koo Chang or Paul Pender fights and free your mind.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:17 PM   #6
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And watch Kalambay Vs Barkley, please.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:19 PM   #7
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what the **** is wrong with you.I love looking at lists compiling fighters I thought I would share my opinions.


half-joking really bro, its just i got to Hatton and couldn't resist.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:23 PM   #8
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half-joking really bro, its just i got to Hatton and couldn't resist.
I'm not, it's abysmal.

I do respect that 'The Phenom' has been dedicated enough to take the time out and put thought into it, I really do. But with some of the fighters included and with no criteria really laid out to assist those trying to appreciate the list, I can only come to very negative conclusions about it and wonder whether you have seen more than 100 fighters.

I'm a massive Paul Williams fan, don't get me wrong....
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:03 PM   #9
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I'm not, it's abysmal.

I do respect that 'The Phenom' has been dedicated enough to take the time out and put thought into it, I really do. But with some of the fighters included and with no criteria really laid out to assist those trying to appreciate the list, I can only come to very negative conclusions about it and wonder whether you have seen more than 100 fighters.

I'm a massive Paul Williams fan, don't get me wrong....
the list started at over 185 when i was doing it out roughly.They are the best I have seen.I don't include fighters I have seen only losing fights like graziano, conteh,tapia etc.I said at the start that I have a thousand boxing dvds doesn't that give you a fair indication that i have seen many more than 100 fighters,hell Zab Judah is a four time world champion he didn't make it.It includes fighters who are available on dvd some of the ones i have still to get are pep,saddler,napoles,saldivar,canzoneri and others.
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:46 PM   #10
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any list is a sign of dedication and effort and for that I applaud you.

which Ricky Hatton fight makes you put him above Forrest?
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:05 PM   #11
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So is this in order of pound for pound? Is it in any order, or just the 100 best fighters he has witnessed in no particular order?

If it's the best fighters he's seen in no particular order, that's his opinion and that's his deal.

It looks like there's some order to it, because the usual suspects are in the first 5-6 and then things start going all over the place.

I don't have the energy, patience, or conviction to put 100 fighters in any type of order, so more power to him.
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:57 PM   #12
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I take my hat off to you for the patience and craft necessary to assemble 100 of anything together for a list. I surea hell dn't have the patience or desire to attempt it..as a matter of fact, I'd rather eat spaghetti from a colostomy bag than to try it.
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:16 PM   #13
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This list is both insane and brilliant. I approve.

The 26 best fighters I never saw based on no real criteria
1. Harry Greb
2. John L. Sullivan
3. Peter Jackson
4. Battling Levinsky
5. Maxie Rosenbloom
6. Holman Williams
7. Young Corbett III
8. Joe Choynski
9. Young Griffo
10. Peter Maher
11. Jack McCauliffe
12. Tommy Ryan
13. Johnny Kilbane
14. Abe Attell
15. Jack Dillon
16. Jack Britton
17. Owen Moran
18. Jem Driscoll
19. Bob Montgomery
20. Frankie Genaro
21. George Dixon
22. Cocoa Kid
23. Kid Azteca
24. Dave Holly
25. Sam McVea
26. Frank Erne

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Old 09-05-2012, 01:01 AM   #14
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This list is both insane and brilliant. I approve.

The 26 best fighters I never saw based on no real criteria
1. Harry Greb
2. John L. Sullivan
3. Peter Jackson
4. Battling Levinsky
5. Maxie Rosenbloom
6. Holman Williams
7. Young Corbett III
8. Joe Choynski
9. Orzubeck Nazarov
10. Peter Maher
11. Jack McCauliffe
12. Battling Battalino
13. Johnny Kilbane
14. Abe Attell
15. Jack Dillon
16. Jack Britton
17. Owen Moran
18. Jem Driscoll
19. Bob Montgomery
20. Frankie Genaro
21. George Dixon
22. Cocoa Kid
23. Kid Azteca
24. Dave Holly
25. Sam McVea
26. Frank Erne

Young Griffo????....or have you seen him


Also Battalino vs Kid Chocolate is available on YouTube, there was some training footage of him at one stage too
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:18 AM   #15
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the list started at over 185 when i was doing it out roughly.They are the best I have seen.I don't include fighters I have seen only losing fights like graziano, conteh,tapia etc.I said at the start that I have a thousand boxing dvds doesn't that give you a fair indication that i have seen many more than 100 fighters,hell Zab Judah is a four time world champion he didn't make it.It includes fighters who are available on dvd some of the ones i have still to get are pep,saddler,napoles,saldivar,canzoneri and others.
He wouldn't make it anyway, because he's shite.

Trust me, you have a lot of fighters to watch. As we all do.
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