NEW SURVEY - Top 10 to 25 Boxers in Each Decade (1890s-2010s)

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  1. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Looking for lists on the best P4P boxers in each decade, based on your own criteria.

    This Survey will cover 13 total decades:
    I. 1890s
    II. 1900s
    III. 1910s
    IV. 1920s
    V. 1930s
    VI. 1940s
    VII. 1950s
    VIII. 1960s
    IX 1970s
    X. 1980s
    XI. 1990s
    XII. 2000s
    XIII. 2010s

    RULES
    1. List the FULL first name and FULL last name in sequential order. NO TIES.

    2. You do NOT have to participate in every decade. Only participate in 1, or go for all 13 if you feel you're knowledgable about them all, or anywhere in between. Only make submissions for the decades you feel comfortable making lists for.
    ***PLEASE DO NOT FEEL OBLIGATED TO DO EVERY DECADE


    3. List UP TO 25 Boxers in each decade. You need to list at LEAST 10, but you can stretch it as far as 25.

    MAXIMUM = 25
    MINIMUM = 10


    4. Professional Boxers, based on their performances and accomplishments from (for example):
    Jan 1, 1930 through Dec, 31, 1939
    Jan 1, 1990 through Dec 31, 1999
    etc


    If anyone has any questions, please feel free to ask.

    DEADLINE - December 20, 2022 at 3am EST



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  2. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing British Boxing fan Full Member

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    I’m still recovering from the last one but back to the grind I guess :lol:.

    Lol but In all seriousness though sounds like a cool idea. I’ll work on my list and let you know when I’m done editing.
     
  3. Rumsfeld

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    BLANK TEMPLATE
    (PLEASE DELET ANY EXCESS - If you plan on doing less divisions, or if you only list 10 names instead of 25 (or somewhere in between) for certain decades.


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  4. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing British Boxing fan Full Member

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    Btw is it ok if I do 10 for some and 25 for others? As my knowledge of the pre 1930s boxers isn’t great.
     
  5. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    ABSOLUTELY!

    Feel free to list anywhere between 10 and 25 boxers for whichever decades you feel comfortable. It can be 10 in all, 10 in some, 25 in some, or like 17 or whatever. Just as long as it's a minimum of 10 for the ones you do make lists for.

    If you can only come up with 8 names for the 19xx's, just skip that one.
     
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  6. Austinboxing

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    I. 1890s
    1. Bob Fitzsimmons
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    VI. 1940s
    1. Sugar Ray Robinson
    2. Joe Louis
    3. Willie Pep
    4. Jake Lamotta
    5. Archie Moore
    6. Ike Williams
    7. Billy Conn
    8. Primo Carnera
    9. Jersey Joe Walcott
    10. Manuel Ortiz

    VII. 1950s
    1. Rocky Marciano
    2. Archie Moore
    3. Sugar Ray Robinson
    4. Joe Louis
    5. Willie Pep
    6. Jake Lamotta
    7. Archie Moore
    8. Ike Williams
    9. Sandy Sandler
    10. Carlos Ortiz

    VIII. 1960s
    1. Muhammad Ali
    2. Emile Griffin
    3. Denny Moyer
    4. Joe Frazier
    5. Luis Manuel Rodriguez
    6. Sonny Liston
    7. Bob Foster
    8. Jose Napoles
    9. Floyd Patterson
    10. Nino Benventuni

    IX 1970s
    1. Roberto Duran
    2. Muhammad Ali
    3. George Foreman
    4. Joe Frazier
    5. Jose Napoles
    6. Carlos Zante
    7. Wilfredo Gomez
    8. Alexis Arguello
    9. Bob Foster
    10. Carlos Monzo

    X. 1980s

    1. Sugar Ray Leonard
    2. Mike Tyson
    3. Marvin Hagler
    4. Thomas Hearns
    5. Julio Cesar Chavez
    6, Michale Spinks
    7. Larry Holmes
    8. Araron Pryor
    9. Evander Holyfield
    10. Roberto Duran

    XI. 1990s
    1. Roy Jones Jr
    2. Evander Holyfield
    3. Bernard Hopkins
    4. Pernell Whitaker
    5. Lennox Lewis
    6. James Toney
    7. Shane Mosley
    8. Felix Trinidad
    9. Oscar De La Hoya
    10. Shane Mosley

    XII. 2000s
    1. Bernard Hopkins
    2. Floyd Mayweather Jr
    3. Joe Calzaghe
    4. Roy Jones Jr
    5. Felix Trinidad
    6. Oscar De La Hoya
    7. Manny Pacquiao
    8. Wladimir Klitschko
    9. Antonio Tarver
    10. Chris Bryd

    XIII. 2010s
    1. Floyd Mayweather Jr
    2. Manny Pacquiao
    3. Canelo Alvarez
    4. Andre Ward
    5. Olexander Usyk
    6. Terence Crawford
    7. Errol Spence Jr
    8. Miguel Cotto
    9. Nayoa Inoue
    10. Wladimir Klitschko

    I’ll add to this throughout the week.
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2022 at 2:00 AM
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  7. Dynamicpuncher

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    Blimey @Rumsfeld this is going to be a tough one, i'm just going to list a few names for now then have a look every week or so and keep editing.


    I. 1890s
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    1. Sugar Ray Robinson
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    VII. 1950s
    1. Rocky Marciano
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    VIII. 1960s
    1. Muhammad Ali
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    IX 1970s
    1. Roberto Duran
    2. Carlos Monzon
    3. Muhammad Ali
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    5. Jose Napoles
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    X. 1980s
    1. Sugar Ray Leonard
    2. Marvin Hagler
    3. Mike Tyson
    4. Thomas Hearns
    5. Michael Spinks
    6. Julio Cesar Chavez
    7. Salvador Sanchez
    8. Larry Holmes
    9. Evander Holyfield
    10. Aaron Pryor

    XI. 1990s
    1. Roy Jones Jr
    2. Oscar De La Hoya
    3. Pernell Whitaker
    4. Evander Holyfield
    5. Shane Mosley
    6. Felix Trinidad
    7. James Toney
    8. Julio Cesar Chavez
    9. Ricardo Lopez
    10. Terry Norris

    XII. 2000s
    1. Floyd Mayweather Jr
    2. Manny Pacquiao
    3. Bernard Hopkins
    4. Juan Manuel Marquez
    5. Winky Wright
    6. Joe Calzaghe
    7. Marco Antonio Barrera
    8. Shane Mosley
    9. Wladimir Klitschko
    10. Miguel Cotto

    XIII. 2010s
    1. Floyd Mayweather Jr
    2. Canelo Alvarez
    3. Andre Ward
    4. Manny Pacquiao
    5. Roman Gonzalez
    6. Gennady Golovkin
    7. Vasyl Lomachenko
    8. Naoya Inoue
    9. Oleksander Usyk
    10. Terence Crawford
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2022
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  8. Dynamicpuncher

    Dynamicpuncher Boxing Addict Full Member

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    That's a very rough draft @Rumsfeld which will take alot of editing a change names in certain places
     
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  9. DS Phil Hunter

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    This is going to require a lot compiling Rummy :eek:
     
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  10. Jel

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    The 1940s has the best top 4 of any decade - arguably four of the best 10 fighters that ever lived in one decade and three of those 4 turned pro in 1940: Robinson, Charles, Pep and Louis.
     
  11. Dynamicpuncher

    Dynamicpuncher Boxing Addict Full Member

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    That's going to give me a headache sorting them lot out but i'm quite happy with my top 4 right now.
     
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  12. Jel

    Jel Obsessive list maker Full Member

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    Yeah, you definitely got the right 4. It was your list that prompted the comment.
     
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  13. Rumsfeld

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    ALTERNATE BLANK TEMPLATE


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  14. Rumsfeld

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    :lol:

    I'm a numbers dork. I've always loved statistics, spreadsheets, and numberical breakdowns.

    Indeed, one of the reasons I began this immediately after closing the previous survey, is simply because I love that final moment when I do my final sort and the results are revealed.

    I'm going to break this down into a 14 or 15 part series, with 13 mini episodes, and 1 or 2 additional ones.
     
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    How do people not remember Chocolatito in the 2010s? That's so sad! He's so underrated, guys!!!!!!!!