Covers Benitez' rise to Leonard fight & up to Duran proposed fight.
Young Machen K.O.'s Nino Valdes (1956)
1956-07-11 : Eddie Machen 192 lbs beat Nino Valdes 216½ lbs by KO in round 8 of 10
Gray pulled a biss-poor stunt in the Wilder post-fight interview.
(Note: Gray was inducted with the class of 2018 into the International Boxing...
Curtis Cokes mid-60's
Donald Curry early 80's
Does Heavyweight Terry Daniels count???
Louis broke Schmeling's body in Fight 2.
Interesting info re: Young Jerry Quarry's Career
Copy link and review this long article
Read thru the links...he took on Liston & Frazier....plus many other heavies.
George Johnson 220 plus lbs...
Per Lou Duva:
Retiring undefeated became Marciano's claim to fame, but when Ingemar Johansson defeated Floyd Patterson for the championship in...
Don't forget George "Scrap-iron" Johnson. Absorbing Hvyweight opponents' "bombs" was the reason he got paid the big bucks back in '60's.
A Benitez vs Duran fight had been proposed when Wilfred was moving up
from Jr. Welter to Welter, and Duran was outgrowing the LtWeight Division....
Breazeale would do better playing in that Spring American Football League that Vince McMahon is
starting up in Spring 2020.
102 15 9
Never stopped by TKO or K.O.
Beat prime Kid Gavilan by SD, and lost to prime Kid Gavilan by MD, SD & UD.
Graham would outbox...
SRR Obit: Great Boxing tidbits of info
2 Greb opponents similar in size to Monzon were Tunney & Tommy Loughran (Both excellent opponents).
Prime Greb defeated both of them.
Ironically, the "Galveston Giant", and Roy Jones, are similar in size.
height 6′ 0½″
height 5′ 11″
By definition, every boxing match is dangerous for the participants. Wilder's babbling is getting way out of hand.
Corbett & Jack Johnson brought new techniques to the fight game.
Is Mikey Garcia a true welterweight ?????
Joe Frazier? Marciano?
Supposely, Jack Johnson caught a lot of punches "out of the air" with an open glove.
Billy Graham (welterweight)
Kid Gavilan vs. Billy Graham (3rd meeting)
1951-08-29 : Kid Gavilan 145¼ lbs beat Billy Graham 145 lbs by SD in...
In 2003: The Ring Magazine's 100 Greatest Punchers
included Bob Satterfield.
Satterfield was an entertaining fighter who tried his best, and many...
"Then in 2009 Eric Drath made a documentary about the fight, based around Resto and entitled Assault In The Ring. In the documentary Resto finally...
Short fight, and the "fists were flying":
1954-01-13 : Ezzard Charles 189 lbs beat Bob Satterfield 180 lbs by KO in round 2 of 10...
The" Golden Age of the Lightheavies"....once again being appreciated of all those great fighters.