Dempsey didn't go by any rules. Jack Sharkey brings to mine. JJ would play with the Great J.L.Sullivan.
excellent choice with Mr. T.
A great little Champion.
He said, "Each one of his seven wives were all good house keepers, and each one got his house." Pep was a great guy and friend. He'll be bigger...
Barney was a great fighter, I met him with his brother in downtown Chicago 1955, I was just a kid. This is a great thread in honor of him. He...
Holyfield is a great fighter, but, he'll get tired wasting punches thrown as Johnson will tie him up and counter with laser (sharp shooter) shots.
Schmeling threw the second fight, which makes more sense.
Saving for the fact, I wouldn't put it past Dundee.
Did you consider that he is telling the truth.
Gentlemen, please let me know what Champions ever criticized Jack Johnson.
I don't recall any of these Champs who criticized JJ
Champion 1949 Kirk Douglas and Arthur Kennedy
The Informer Victor McLaglen good actor and tough fighter
He fought Jack Johnson, check out a rare...
Jack Johnson would catch Louis and Al's punches in his mitts, he was very fast on his feet and was a sharp shooter, didn't waste any energy nor...
He gave Max Schmeling some pointers.
from the 1950 to 2000?
You'd like to know who the referee and judges are betting, including your own managers.
Yes, and they often bet on their opponent, getting good odds.
I agree something like the Conn fight, who wasn't a heavyweight and was beating Louis pretty easily, until his Irish ego, got him knockout
1. Benny Leonard
2. Gene Tunney
I erred in hitting post reply twice, I apologize for making this mistake. So sorry.
Yes, of course. Here are few others I like a lot.
Davey Moore 1963 Featherweight Champ, He knew me since I was a kid, and close pal of Davey...
Stars in the Ring is an excellent book. I've corresponded several times with my friend Mike Silver, who told me that Davey Day is The Real...
It certainly does tell the whole story. I am going add some more information in the next few days. Thanks for your understanding.
Did you read the Lounge thread, Who were the top ten Lt. & Wel. of all Time, yesterday. Everybody in Chicago and New York and elsewhere...