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Old 09-04-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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Default the 100 greatest fighters i have ever seen

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 Joe Louis
5 ezzard charles
6 Willie Pep
7 roberto Duran
8 Sugar Ray Leonard
9 Floyd Mayweather
10 Archie Moore
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 Carlos Ortiz
22 Thomas Hearns
23 Jack Johnson
24 Kid Gavilan
25 Alexis Arguello
26 Juan Manuel Marquez
27 Lennox Lewis
28 Evander Holyfield
29 Emile Griffith
30 Jack Dempsey
31 Larry Holmes
32 Sandy Saddler
33 George Foreman
34 Joe Frazier
35 Carmen Basilio
36 Michael Spinks
37 Oscar De La Hoya
38 Salvador Sanchez
39 **** Tiger
40 Wladimir Klitschko
41 Wilfredo Gomez
42 Mike Tyson
43 Ruben Olivares
44 Bob Foster
45 Ricardo Lopez
46 Erik Morales
47 James Toney
48 Vicente Saldivar
49 Azumah Nelson
50 Miguel Cotto
51 Aaron Pryor
52 Marco Antonio Barrera
53 Shane Mosley
54 Wilfred Benitez
55 Gene Fullmer
56 Mike Mccallum
57 Sonny Liston
58 Joe Calzaghe
59 Winky Wright
60 Ken Buchanan
61 Antonio Cervantes
62 Felix Trinidad
63 Harold Johnson
64 Eusebio Pedroza
65 Max Schmelling
66 Jersey Joe Walcott
67 Terry Norris
68 Matthew Saad Muhammad
69 Max Baer
70 Kostya Tszyu
71 Carlos Zarate
72 Nonito Donaire
73 Vitali Klitschko
74 Rid**** bowe
75 Khaosai Galaxy
76 Victor Galindez
77 Rafael Marquez
78 Don Curry
79 Andre Ward
80 Carl Froch
81 Vernon Forrest
82 Floyd Patterson
83 Paul Pender
84 Ken Norton
85 Timothy Bradley
86 Dwight Mohammed Qawi
87 John Conteh
88 Michael Nunn
89 Sugar Ramos
90 Antonio Tarver
91 Marvin Johnson
92 Edwin Rosario
93 Randy Turpin
94 Naseem Hamed
95 Sergio Martinez
96 Esteban Dejesus
97 Chad Dawson
98 Arthur Abraham
99 Ricky Hatton
100 Hector Camacho

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Old 09-04-2012, 05:15 PM   #2
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jesus christ delete this while you still can
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:48 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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Old 09-04-2012, 06:05 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, 06:15 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, 06:17 PM   #6
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And watch Kalambay Vs Barkley, please.
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:19 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, 06:23 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, 07:03 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, 07:46 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, 08:05 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, 09:57 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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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, 02:01 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, 02:18 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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