Top 35 All Time reveal - Boxing Survey Series

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  1. asero

    asero Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Good to see Hearns above Hagler
    It pains me to see the RJJ miles ahead to Holyfield.
     
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  2. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Hearns ranked above Hagler?
     
  3. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    TBF it is P4P (not MW or H2H) and while I don’t think either belongs in a top 25, for my money Hearns rates higher.
     
  4. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ik, there is a lot more proof for Hearns being greater P4P; he just never had impressive title reigns.
     
  5. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Cool to see Louis a bit lower seeing as he is a little overrated.
     
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  6. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Charles above Ali? Wow. P4P it makes sense ig.
     
  7. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    Why do you think he is overrated?
     
  8. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Holyfield didn't crack top 35 :crybaby2:
     
  9. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    p4p ?

    WW, MW, LHW ( and some intermediate weights) v MW ?

    Fair call.
     
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  10. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Mind you, I don't rate Louis low at all. It's just that when I first started watching him, I found that his style was not as amazing as it was made out to be, just that he was amazing compared to guys like Baer, Carnera, etc.. Despite that, he has tremendous accomplishments at heavyweight and was still a great fighter in terms of technique. I consider him a definite ATG, I was just glad that he didn't earn his typical top 3 slot.
     
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  11. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

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    Charles above Ali should be a very very easy call to agree with.
     
  12. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    P4P I have to agree. I've just been so shocked to see such out of the norm things like Hearns above Hagler, Louis at #10 and Charles above Ali. I actually have no problem with those at all.
     
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  13. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He'd be even higher if he'd had the sense to retire after Ruiz.

    Or even Tarver 1,
     
  14. lufcrazy

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    But the man who was number 1 didn't have the sense to retire when he started losing, didn't hurt his legacy.
     
  15. Bujia

    Bujia Active Member Full Member

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    Jimmy McLarnin just creeping in at #35 is by far the worst thing about the list. From Flyweight to Welterweight, 16 years old to 30, he beat Flyweight champ Pancho Villa, Bantamweight champ Bud Taylor, Featherweight champ Louis “Kid” Kaplan, Lightweight champ Sammy Mandell, and Welterweight champ Young Corbett III.

    Not to mention his wins over Barney Ross, Tony Canzoneri, and Lou Ambers. In addition to many others.