If Crawford retired now would he be a hall of famer in your opinion?

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  1. Power_tek

    Power_tek Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Gatti was involved in Ring magazine's Fight of the year a total of four times (1997, 1998, 2002, and 2003) that wasn’t a great example he clearly left his mark on the sport
     
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  2. LANCE99

    LANCE99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    This is the annoying things with boxing fans: Just counting division titles. There's 4-5 freakin guys in a division at any point who can clam to be the champ. Being a multiple division champ/titlist isn't enough. Gotta look at the names beaten not just titles.

    That being said, yes, TC makes it to the HOF. But his resume as a three division champ is VERY thin.
     
  3. Reg

    Reg Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Broner would have lost to Gamboa.
     
  4. Bald Cell

    Bald Cell New Member Full Member

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    Broner @ 135, would be favour against Gamboa IMO, Gamboa's only meaningful fight in that division was a close bout between him and Perez, that would have actually been a razor close SD victory for Gamboa instead of a UD, had the ref awarded Perez his deserved KD of Gamboa in the 11th, Gamboa hasn't really been that impressive ever since he moved out of the FW Div.

    Postol on the other hand should beat Broner in what would arguably be a total snooze fest unless Broner starts doing some of his usual antics in the ring. Khan is an interesting one, it depends how much gas you think he has left in the tank, the 2014 Khan that dominated Alexander should take the W, the post Canelo Khan that fought Vargas and Bud looked slower in comparison.
     
  5. Incinerate

    Incinerate Active Member Full Member

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    I wouldn’t put Canelo, Bud, GG, Spence, or Loma in the hall right now.
     
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  6. yeyo monster

    yeyo monster Boxing Addict Full Member

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  7. blackfella96

    blackfella96 Member Full Member

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    Undisputed Light Welterweight, That alone would give him the nod, since it's notoriously hard to get the 4 belts together. His resume is thin but it's not as bad as others think.
     
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  8. PunchersChance.

    PunchersChance. Active Member booted Full Member

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    There are few fighters in history that have dominated all of their opponents through 3 divisions the way Crawford has. If it was that easy, we would see a lot more guys doing it. No current fighter looks less beatable.
     
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  9. J Jones

    J Jones Active Member Full Member

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    I’ll take Corrales’s one fight of the year versus Castillo over Gatti’s four fights of the year with G. Ruelas, Ivan Robinson, and Micky Ward.

    Due to the rest of his resume, FOTY should not equal enshrinement.
     
  10. Odins beard

    Odins beard IsaL is a flipper and a flopper Full Member

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    Would he?.......Yes

    Should he?......No
     
  11. Nopporn

    Nopporn Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No. His record was good but not great. He just beat some big name fighters. He should try to unify the World Championship Belts at 147.
     
  12. blackfella96

    blackfella96 Member Full Member

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    Just a question, but does unifying all the titles in Light Welterweight not mean much to you in terms of getting in HOF? I don't think he should have to be undisputed in 2 divisions to get the nod.
     
  13. The Ogdoad

    The Ogdoad Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    No. When Postol, and 135 pound Gamboa are your two best wins, you don't hardly have a resume. Unifying 140 doesn't mean **** if the other titlists suck.
     
  14. PunchersChance.

    PunchersChance. Active Member booted Full Member

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    Prescott, Burns, Gamboa, Beltran, Jean, Dulorme, Postol, Diaz, Horn, Indongo, Khan all completely dominated through 3 divisions. Very good and underrated resume.
     
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  15. Tramell

    Tramell The Ideological Slayer: I Slay Ideology! Full Member

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    Yes, I was there to witness it.
    Even the boxers getting inducted were chanting "Rock-EE Rock-EE"
    Hilarious man to see Hagler, Tyson, Chavez swoon all over him.

    Picture a long stage- table where each boxer has a seat. One by one as they walk on...each boxer alread seated would turn around & give a pat or handshake to the next fighter walking on stage.

    EXCEPT!
    SLY!
    As he walked on stage. Hagler got up out his chair to hug him. They turned Ken Norton's walker around (yes he had one) to give a hug. Leon Spinks, heck, Joe Cortez got up and raised his hand.

    Best part was next day when they were outside being inducted...As Sly was about to walk off stage, he said.."Oh, one more thing.....YO' ADRIAN:ibutt....I DID IT....":yaay

    ROCK-EE!!!
    ROCK-EE!!!
    Man it was a trip. But the best IBHOF I'd ever witnessed. Chavez & Tyson were also inducted. Azumah was there, Sergio Martinez, Micky Ward, Starling, Gerry Cooney, Erik Morales,man, there might have been about 30 or 40 greats there. I think..Camacho was still alive...he gave a sparring session, not sure if it was that year. Usually just about 10 -15 show up each year.


    edit----Carbajal got drunk and almost banned from Grazi's when he started throwing chairs. Hagler was so tipsey instead of a 2-3 minute introduction he rambled about 15 minutes, blitzed!
    Paulie Malinaggi & Peter Manfredo, unbelievably funny guys were cracking hellatious jokes on Steve Cunninghman & Chad Dawson saying they had suga mamas taking care of them until they made it in boxing.
     
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