Top 10 greatest middleweight contenders ever

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  1. JC40

    JC40 Boxing fan since 1972 Full Member

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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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  2. Humean

    Humean New Member Full Member

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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.
     
  3. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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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.
     
  6. HerolGee

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    what about 3Gs opponents? ishida would hve been a great.
     
  7. Ra's Al-Ghul

    Ra's Al-Ghul The one and only! Full Member

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    But he has a very similar name, narrowly the same! ;) While I never heard the first name in concetion with boxing. And this one hold the IBF title, against Hagler was it a unification.:deal:
     
  8. Ra's Al-Ghul

    Ra's Al-Ghul The one and only! Full Member

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    I would nominate Antonio Perugino.
     
  9. mcvey

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    I would nominate Antonio Banderas!
     
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  10. Humean

    Humean New Member Full Member

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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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  11. Cecil

    Cecil Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He’d be a better pick.
     
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  12. Ra's Al-Ghul

    Ra's Al-Ghul The one and only! Full Member

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    What is his best win?:dunno:rolleyes:
     
  13. Cecil

    Cecil Boxing Addict Full Member

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    What’s Perugino’s?
     
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