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Old 12-30-2012, 05:26 PM   #1
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Question Boxers from places not known for boxing?

Angel Manfredy - Gary, Indiana
Virgil Hill - North Dakota

I can't think of anyone else stateside
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:31 PM   #2
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:32 PM   #3
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Greg Haugen

WA State (sometimes credited as Alaska too)
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:35 PM   #4
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Gene Fullmer from that Boxing Hotbed, Utah.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:03 PM   #5
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Paul Williams is from Aiken South Carolina.

Shame, because nobody in my state knows him.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:21 PM   #6
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Selcuk Aydin
Ricardo Mayorga
Roberto Cammarelle
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Pipo Freitas.

Isnt exactly a tonne of brazilian boxers.

Isnt Charr originally from Syria or somewhere?
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Pavlik? I don't know, but they always seem to make a big fuzz that he's from Youngstown, Ohio. ( I'm not from the states, so am not sure)
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:40 PM   #9
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Pipo Freitas.

Isnt exactly a tonne of brazilian boxers.

Isnt Charr originally from Syria or somewhere?
Yeah, however, there's a number of German boxers of Arabian and Turkish descent in boxing. Nothing too spectacular really.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:55 PM   #10
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Selcuk Aydin
sinan samil sam, firat arslan and a few other german boxers from the area.
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Ricardo Mayorga
nicauragua....alexis arguello, rosendo alverez, tons of decent prospects and contenders from there.
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....italy...and an amatuer.
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:10 PM   #11
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Carlos "El Famoso" Hernandez.
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Harry Simon!
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:13 PM   #13
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David Tua, especially if you count him as Samoan!
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Pavlik? I don't know, but they always seem to make a big fuzz that he's from Youngstown, Ohio. ( I'm not from the states, so am not sure)
Serious or not serious? I can't tell
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Leif Larsen - Norway . . . where boxing is actually banned
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