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Old 12-30-2012, 12:55 PM   #16
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Default Re: Who doesn't rate Robinson #1?

That is why Greb, Armstrong et all, get mad praise from me for it. It was beyond the call of duty.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:00 PM   #17
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The Rock above those cowards Robinson and Greb.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:03 PM   #18
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I have Greb and Langford in the top 2, but I have no qualms with those who put Robinson on top.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:09 PM   #19
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There's probably seven or eight fighters at least who could be #1.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:18 PM   #20
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There most important thing to address when speaking of Robinson is that it is indeed OK to place somebody above him.

It is not sacrilege as a large part of the boxing fraternity would have you believe.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:00 PM   #21
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I think Robinson, Greb, and Langford all have roughly equal claims to the #1 spot. Possibly Armstrong and Charles as well, though I rate them just a hair behind the top 3.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:09 PM   #22
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As somebody's already said there's more than one fighter who have reasons to be called #1 just difference of opinions. For me its Robinson though.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:21 PM   #23
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Robinson called Charley Burley the greatest pound for pound boxer of all time.
He definatley could of been if he actually got a chance to fight somebody, he was going to fight Armstrong and that may have changed top lists in boxing history... but ****ing Fritzie ''thumb in the eye'' Zivic got it instead of Burley
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:31 PM   #24
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1. Benny Leonard
2. Ray Leonard
3. Pernell Whitaker
4. Ray Robinson
There is a bigger gap between 4. Robinson & 5. Louis, than between 1. B. Leonard & 4. Robinson.
5. Joe Louis
6. Ezzard Charles
7. Floyd Mayweather
8. Barney Ross
9. Thomas Hearns
10. Henry Armstrong
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:36 PM   #25
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No Duran but Mayweather's in.

May I ask why?
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:18 AM   #26
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No Duran but Mayweather's in.

May I ask why?
This is the kind of instance where Ray Leonard (his #2 All-Time) should make Duran an absolute lock for the top ten.
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:24 AM   #27
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I think Robinson, Greb, and Langford all have roughly equal claims to the #1 spot. Possibly Armstrong and Charles as well, though I rate them just a hair behind the top 3.
This.

Literally, exactly this.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:01 AM   #28
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The Rock above those cowards Robinson and Greb.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:12 AM   #29
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1. Benny Leonard
2. Ray Leonard
3. Pernell Whitaker
4. Ray Robinson
There is a bigger gap between 4. Robinson & 5. Louis, than between 1. B. Leonard & 4. Robinson.
5. Joe Louis
6. Ezzard Charles
7. Floyd Mayweather
8. Barney Ross
9. Thomas Hearns
10. Henry Armstrong
Where's Joe Gans?
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:28 AM   #30
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Where's Joe Gans?
I'm more interested in finding out what makes Ray Leonard the second greatest fighter of all time.
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