Boxers who defeated the most hall of famers !

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  1. Samtotheg

    Samtotheg Active Member Full Member

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    So lets start a list of boxers who beat the most hall of famers, the boxers on this list will suprise a lot of folks .
     
  2. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ali
    Louis
    Langford
    Wills
    Jeanette
    Loughran
    Schaaf
    Robinson
    Greb
    Marciano
    Charles
    Harold Johnson
    Jimmy Bivins
    To name a few
     
  3. Samtotheg

    Samtotheg Active Member Full Member

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    post how many hall of famers they beat and the names of these guys
     
  4. Samtotheg

    Samtotheg Active Member Full Member

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    Freddie welsh beat 7 hall of famers (benny leonard, willie ritchie, ad wolgast , Jim driscoll, Johnny dundee , Battling Nelson , Abe attell)
     
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    Johnny Kilbane beat 7 hall of famers ( benny leonard , freddie welsh ,George ko Chaney , Kid williams , Rocky Kansas,, Johnny dundee, Abe attell)
     
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  6. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    That’s a lot of posting. Lol I would have shortened it to one or two people. But are you counting guys more then once like Langford fought the same HOF guys like fifty times. Or just the scalp as one win?
     
  7. Samtotheg

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    Rocky Kansas beat 6 lew tendler ,Freddie welsh, Johnny Dundee ,george Ko chaney ,ad wolgast ,johnny dundee
     
  8. Jpreisser

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    Jimmy McLarnin scored wins over 12 of the 14 he fought: Fidel LaBarba, Pancho Villa, Bud Taylor, Louis Kaplan, Sid Terris, Sammy Mandell, Billy Petrolle, Benny Leonard, Young Corbett III, Barney Ross, Tony Canzoneri, and Lou Ambers.

    He had a draw with Memphis Pal Moore and a SD loss to Lou Brouillard.
     
  9. Seamus

    Seamus Devotee of the Little Red Book Full Member

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    Two points.

    It's a lot easier to beat a Hall of Famer once when you fight them 15 times. Modern boxers don't get this opportunity.

    The Hall of Fame is a nostalgists pornography. Using it as an objective barometer for excellence across the generations is a fool's errand.
     
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  10. Rubber Glove Sandwich

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    It's also unfair when ranking lower weightclass boxers too. Because so many great little guys don't end up being in the hall of fame.
     
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  11. Samtotheg

    Samtotheg Active Member Full Member

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    yes he has the second most wins over hall of famers trailing only greb who has 15
     
  12. Samtotheg

    Samtotheg Active Member Full Member

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    yeah no buddy , and its easier to beat champions these days because instead of fightng one undisputed guy ,you fight 20 diffferent champs(which logically make no sense) in one division. The hall is the ultimate equalizer , guys who were pound for pound kinds (mike gibbons ,Packey Mcfarland who get frozen out of tittles get rated higher than dudes like Al mccoy and gus lesnevich who hold a title and cherry pick and dodge elite competition, Part of why more modern guys dont get more hall of fame names on their resume is the result of not fighting the creme de la creme across multiple divisions.
     
  13. Samtotheg

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    dont be lazy it takes 5 minutes to skim the deepest of resumes and find the names I can do greb and langfords resume combined in 10 minutes
     
  14. Samtotheg

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    Sam langford beat 11 hall of famers includes Joe Gans ,Jack Blackburn, dixie kid, Stanley Ketchel ,Philadelphia Jack O brien, Joe Jeannette Sam McVey, Harry Wills, George Godfrey , Tiger flowers , Kid Norfolk
     
  15. Samtotheg

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    Jeremiah Presser, You are part of the IBRO correct? you always know your ****!
     
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