Yeah but it should be reserved for actually outstanding contenders.
Fighters shouldn't be stripped because they don't fight a mandatory that...
Maybe the Morlocks did spar all those people.
Could old lean-back Mayweather compete with a modern boxer, or would he be too primitive?
Afterwards he went on a good run until meeting Kid McCoy.
He went 20 rounds with Joe Walcott twice even after that, and fought Tommy West to a...
Hands low, leaning back for much of it.
Leaning back isn't even vaguely rare or unusual now.
I never understood this critisism of old fighters, plenty of modern boxers also lean back.
This is a great example of an awful argument for something that's true
Some I'm more confident of than others. I takes a lot to truly know an ers in depth, and I'll be the first to confess I don't for many. Others are...
It was a close fight, you'd have to be a bit generous to have Saunders in the lead.
Duran's other fights.
Dubois had way worse swelling.
I think he'll be controversial for the rest of boxing history.
A lot depends on the Joshua fight, as I doubt he'll have many more big fights.
Carpentier may have been out of his depth against a powerfull heavyweight, but he was hard as nails.
He absorbed ridiculous amounts of punishment...
I find myself split on to what extent Billy Smith's reputation is deserved Vs overstated.
I'd argue it's common enough not to be an exception
I'm sure the rest of the members of the Pat M fanclub will be waiting with bated breath to explain why he thinks this is so unimpressive, and...
Some of the numbers on boxrec are just what the fighters stated, a lot of them are ringside guesses.
I'd need to have a look at the reports of...
In fairness from 1907 to 1916, a 9 year period
A 1910 NWS loss to Flynn, which he avenged the next month.
A 1911 loss to Sam McVea, who he...
Did Corbett ever actually weigh in?
I'm curious what this says about your Bert Sugar obsession, since you bring him up more than anyone else on the board, and perhaps more than the...
One of the fighters was significantly better, significantly bigger, significantly more powerful, and named Liston.
It's hard to be so certain something like that didn't happen.
Ali schooled Foreman and struggled with Frazier, so it's really not that out there.
Obviously one triangles is a considerably higher level than...