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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.
1 sugar Ray Robinson
2 Muhammad Ali
3 Henry Armstrong
4 Ezzard Charles
5 Joe Louis
6 Willie Pep
7 Floyd Mayweather
8 Roberto Duran
9 Tony Canzoneri
10 Sugar Ray Leonard
11 Archie Moore
12 Gene Tunney
13 Manny Pacquiao
14 Marvin Hagler
15 Carlos Monzon
16 Pernell Whitaker
17 Bernard Hopkins
18 Rocky Marciano
19 Roy Jones
20 Julio Cesar Chavez
21 Carlos Ortiz
22 Thomas Hearns
23 Jack Johnson
24 Kid Gavilan
25 Alexis Arguello
26 Jose Napoles
27 Evander Holyfield
28 Barney Ross
29 Emile Griffith
30 Jack Dempsey
31 Larry Holmes
32 Sandy Saddler
33 Juan Manuel Marquez
34 George Foreman
35 Joe Frazier
36 Carmen Basilio
37 Wladimir Klitschko
38 Lennox Lewis
39 Michael Spinks
40 Oscar De La Hoya
41 **** Tiger
42 Salvador Sanchez
43 Erik Morales
44 Wilfredo Gomez
45 Mike Tyson
46 Marco Antonio Barrera
47 Jake Lamotta
48 Ruben Olivares
49 Ricardo Lopez
50 James Toney
51 Bob Foster
52 Vicente Saldivar
53 Azumah Nelson
54 Miguel Cotto
55 Aaron Pryor
56 Shane Mosley
57 Wilfred Benitez
58 Gene Fullmer
59 Mike Mccallum
60 Sonny Liston
61 Joe Calzaghe
62 Winky Wright
63 Ken Buchanan
64 Antonio Cervantes
65 Felix Trinidad
66 Harold Johnson
67 Eusebio Pedroza
68 Max Schmelling
69 Floyd Patterson
70 Jersey Joe Walcott
71 Terry Norris
72 Matthew Saad Muhammad
73 Max Baer
74 Kostya Tszyu
75 Carlos Zarate
76 Victor Galindez
77 Don Curry
78 Rafael Marquez
79 Khaosai Galaxy
80 Nonito Donaire
81 Andre Ward
82 Vitali Klitschko
83 Carl Froch
84 Ken Norton
85 Vernon Forrest
86 Paul Pender
87 Rid**** Bowe
88 Dwight Mohammed Qawi
89 Timothy Bradley
90 John Conteh
91 Brian Viloria
92 Michael Nunn
93 Sugar Ramos
94 Antonio Tarver
95 Marvin Johnson
96 Randy Turpin
97 Hector Camacho
98 Naseem Hamed
99 Tony Lopez
100 Esteban Dejesus

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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 ****ytical ability.
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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 ****e.

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