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View Poll Results: Roberto Duran's ranking as an ATG
1-5 26 31.33%
6-10 26 31.33%
10-25 20 24.10%
Not top 25 11 13.25%
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Is Roberto Duran a top-10 All Time Great?

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Default Re: Is Roberto Duran a top-10 All Time Great?

I will only comment this one time on this thread since it will go on and on.. I will say no not top 10. He lost to all the elite greats he fought. Top 25 and maybe top 20 if you give him the benefit of the doubt and he won 4 titles and fought everyone he could.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:15 PM   #3
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He was an alltime great lightweight champion, but not 10 ten atg.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:16 PM   #5
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:24 PM   #6
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He was an alltime great lightweight champion, but not 10 ten atg.

What's your top 10 look like?
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Top 5-7 since the Walker Law, Top 7-10 since Forever.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:43 PM   #9
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Top 5, arguably the GOAT.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:56 PM   #10
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Top 5 Lb for Lb

1. Willie Pep
2. SRR
3. Duran
4. Greb
5 Armstrong
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7-12, sharing space with Ali, B. Leonard, Gans, Pep, and Moore. I have him or Ali as the greatest of that group.
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7-12, sharing space with Ali, B. Leonard, Gans, Pep, and Moore. I have him or Ali as the greatest of that group.
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:58 AM   #13
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front runner!! if he could intimidate a guy and hit him he could beat Mike Tyson!!!!!! When a guy could move like Abril would beat him!!!!!! A little overatied
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Just purely on the fact that in my opinion Durans the best LW ever, and just one of meanest son of a *****es in the history of the sport...Love him!
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No. Top 25 maybe. One of if not the most overrated boxer of all time.
Beating Leonard by a small margan, an inexperanced Moore and an overrated Barkley. He had a nice run at lightweight, but he's overrated there as well. I'd put Leonard, Whitaker, Gans and Williams over him. I would take those guys over him. I'd also take Mosley, De La Hoya and Mayweather over him.
Other than Leonard who he beat once out of three bouts. He never beat anyone else when he stepped up. He may be the best agrisive boxer ever, My vote goes to Armstrong. He has good defense, but he dose not belong with the likes of Lochie, Pep, Whitaker, B. Leonard, or Mayweather.
From 135-160 where he won championship. I can't think of any ATG who I fell comfortable saying he'd beat.
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