Top 10 greatest middleweight contenders ever

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  1. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    Still trying to invoke ‘Ra’s golden rule’ no. 1? Alrighty then...
     
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  2. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

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    You got it exactly right,except for the last word .You are not interested in the view of anybody!
    You'e only here to propound your own absurd views and then get irrationaly annoyed when nobody agrees with them.
    Then you commence to tell us all how stupid we all are and that we cant read properly.
    The sheer irony of your monotonous reaction is absolutely priceless!
     
  3. mcvey

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    That's maybe going a bit far!lol
     
  4. Bummy Davis

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    Im glad someone put Joey Archer in there- He beat Dick Tiger-Hurricane Carter and I thought beat Griffith the first fight and possibly the 2nd
     
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  5. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The inaugural IBF recognized middleweight title bout was between Marvin Hagler and Wilford Scypion. Tony Sibson was never IBF titleholder.
     
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  6. JC40

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    Great post mate. I would add George Benton and Mustafa Hamsho off the top of my head.
     
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  7. Humean

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    This is incorrect. Folledo was ranked by the Ring in the top 10 in 1962,1963,1964,1965, and 1966. Papp stopped him in 1963. Mick Leahy was ranked by the end of 1964, the same year that Papp defeated him.
     
  8. mcvey

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    Just checked.You are right and I am wrong!
     
  9. mcvey

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    Don't expect any acknowledgement from him of this!
     
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  10. mcvey

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    Janiro was ranked number 10 at the end of 1947 ,the bulk of his work was at welterweight,there is no justification for his inclusion here.
     
  11. HerolGee

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    what about 3Gs opponents? ishida would hve been a great.
     
  12. mcvey

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    I would nominate Antonio Banderas!
     
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  13. Humean

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    1920s Rene DeVos/Dave Shade
    1930s Dave Shade/Len Harvey
    1940s Charley Burley
    1950s Charles Humez/Rocky Castellani
    1960s Joey Archer
    1970s Bennie Briscoe
    1980s Mustafa Hamsho/Herol Graham
    1990s Michael Watson
    2000s Howard Eastman
    2010s Martin Murray/Matthew Macklin
     
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  14. Cecil

    Cecil Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He’d be a better pick.
     
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  15. Cecil

    Cecil Boxing Addict Full Member

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    What’s Perugino’s?
     
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