He'd obviously be ranked significantly higher with wins over Sullivan and Corbett, then again he could have lost both of those. We really can't...
There were quite a few people picking Conn before the first fight. He was considered an underdog, but a serious live challenger, and there was...
Goddard was no joke, but he did lose to Denver Ed Smith and go life and death with Joe Butler, as well as some poor performances later in his...
I mean he went life and death with Joe Goddard, and I think the Corbett fight showed the limitations of both of them (though the reports are all...
Good match up. I have to favour Sharkey, who was much more proven, especially against more slick fighters.
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It's not really displaying right, for me anyway
Klitschko in what would not in any way be a brawl.
They had a ton of exhibitions, there are a few reports of them I've read and it's clear they were exhibitions not serious matches.
I mean that's basically what Wingy did.
Plus it's one thing getting online abuse, it's another if they start going after you wife or family. It's seriously pathetic behaviour.
No. Still plenty of time for it to happen
Pugilistica would probably be the best place to start for British boxers, though it is flawed.
You can get Pugilistica on archive.org,
Is there anyone in particular you're looking for info on?
I think his reputation is overstated
I should point out anyone replying to the OP should really treat the question as Fitzsimmons vs 2008's heavyweights.
Is it straight Marques of Queensberry rules?
Yes and no. I'll note none of these are exclusively for the London Prize RIng rules, I'm just going to answer this for bareknuckle lineages in...
Even if Armstrong was at his absolute peak, Robinson significantly bigger. Armstrong was champion at featherweight FFS
Clearly Joey Archer is the GOAT since he beat Robinson
I hope you mean the Nonpareil
A pie eating contest.
Let me put it this way. Had the ref DQ'd Dempsey on the spot, what would have been the argument against that?
Becuase the knock out was from a low blow, he should have been DQ'd.