The Best Fighters Pound-for-Pound All-Time, in order, according to Boxrec

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  1. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti The Ad Wolgast of Googling Stuff Full Member

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    And I'm telling you how the ratings end up that way. I'm not justifying them, they're terrible, but you can usually figure out how they end up the way they are.
     
  2. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Guillermo Jones has had five fights at heavyweight - against Zack Page, Jeremy Bates, Daniel Cota, Garrett Wilson and Ytaleo Perea.

    He's #42 on Boxrec's all-time heavyweight list.

    If you can figure that out, let me know.
     
  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft The Cincinnati Cobra Full Member

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    Completely random question but who's your goat, Double?
     
  4. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I take it the list was made up by a sports student doing a dissertation who has never been in a boxing gym before??

    I thought Wikipedia and Google didn't count as sources at uni??!
     
  5. The Malibu Mauler

    The Malibu Mauler Only in America! Full Member

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    I lost half of my brain cells reading that
     
  6. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I'm embarrassed for them.
     
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  7. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti The Ad Wolgast of Googling Stuff Full Member

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    It generated by an algorithm based entirely on boxrec's record, it's never going to be any good. It's pretty pointless to complain about the rankings on any serious level. There isn't any person coming up with them, they're generated.
     
  8. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Takes a person to decide to publish that horse****, doesn't it?
     
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  9. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti The Ad Wolgast of Googling Stuff Full Member

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    No, they just change the algorithm, or add results and the rankings change.
     
  10. RealDeal

    RealDeal Active Member Full Member

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    Because the algorithm doesn’t just take his heavyweight fights into account, it includes all his fights and then gives him an overall rating.
     
  11. Greb & Papke 707

    Greb & Papke 707 Train by day Joe Rogan podcast by night, all day Full Member

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    Harry Greb and Willie Pep not even top 10?????
     
  12. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    What I'm saying is that it still takes the decision of a human being to post it up on their site.
     
  13. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I don't see the problem. It is what it is, and shouldn't be taken too seriously - and if it irritates you, you can just ignore it.
     
  14. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    And I do. I'm commenting on it because he's posting about it here. If that irritates you, well......
     
  15. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Grown men yell at a computer for generating an objective list.
     


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