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Old 11-04-2012, 11:31 AM   #16
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Default Re: Jack Johnson & Harry Wills assessment of Joe Louis in early 1936

Some impresive insights from Wills for sure.

Both of them seem to rate Jimmy Braddock much more highly than most at the time.

Johnson names Barbados Joe Walcott as the greatest fighter he ever saw.
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Default Re: Jack Johnson & Harry Wills assessment of Joe Louis in early 1936

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Jack praised Louis and although he still thought he would beat him was modest only saying"I would have fought my best and feared no one"
After Louis lost to Schmeling, Dempsey called Louis a bum and a nobody in the paper.
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