John L Sullivan punching power vs Bob Fitzsimmons?

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  1. mcvey

    mcvey VIP Member Full Member

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    Johnson rated Fitz as the best heavyweight before himself,I don't know if he ever saw Mitchell? Fitz's resume makes me pick him to beat Mitchell, and I'd do so under any rules . Fitz prime with good hands would murder Mitchell imo
     
  2. Melankomas

    Melankomas Prime Jeffries would demolish a grizzly in 2 Full Member

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    Where does this quote come from? Very interesting stuff, never knew John L. was willing to spill the beans about his technique. Do we have other examples of him explaining technique?
     
  3. janitor

    janitor VIP Member Full Member

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    I will dig up the sources tomorrow.
     
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  4. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    I’ve read Joe Choynski said that Sullivan was a much harder puncher than he was and that says a lot to me as Joe was a hell of a puncher.
     
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  5. janitor

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    That was from Referee Magazine December 23 1991.
     
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