Which two boxers fought each other in the most countries?

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  1. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Lots and lots of boxers met as pros in 2 different countries. But once we go beyond 2, it gets more difficult to find examples.

    So how high do you guys think, it's possible to go?
     
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  2. Tonto62

    Tonto62 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Sam Langford & Sam McVey fought each other in Australia,France, and the US.
     
  3. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    This is gonna be hard ...because most of the big fights happen in America
     
  4. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yep... so the bar is now set at 3!

    Anyone wants to go higher?
     
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  5. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Definitely not easy. I found 2 fighters at 3 apiece but nothing higher. The ones I found were:

    Eddie Perkins fought Angel Robinson Garcia in the US, Italy and France.

    Max Schmeling fought Paulino Uzcudun in the US, Germany and Spain.
     
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  6. BELLERS

    BELLERS Active Member Full Member

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    Hagler beat Obelmejias in Italy & America.
     
  7. sweetsci

    sweetsci Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Great thread! Unfortunately, I keep bumping up against two countries, and it seems like there’s lots of those.
     
  8. sweetsci

    sweetsci Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Rodrigo Valdes and Bennie Briscoe fought three times, in three different countries.
     
  9. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    Sweeny and Cripps seemed to have fought eachother in England, Wales and Belgium. Definitely some better answers here, though. I'm thinking Europe and South America have to have had battles all across them.
     
  10. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Several great 3-country finds here... but we can go even higher!
     
  11. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Carlos Ortiz and Ismael Laguna fought each other in Panama, the US and Puerto Rico. Can't get beyond three.
     
  12. The Fighting Yoda

    The Fighting Yoda Active Member Full Member

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    There are some Northern African fighters (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco...) and European boxers (France, Italy, Spain) with a lot of bouts who fought in many different countries. For instance, Young Perez from Tunisia fought against the Spanish fighter Baltasar Sangchili 4times in: Spain, Algeria, Morocco and France.
     
  13. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Excellent - that's 4 different countries.

    Still, we can go even higher!
     
  14. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    This question has now been up for more than a full day - so maybe it's time to put it to sleep.

    So here's a hint:
    We're looking for 2 boxers who shared 5 different countries. One of them has already been mentioned in this thread!

    With this piece of information, it shouldn't be too difficult to find our two guys.
     
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  15. Woller

    Woller Active Member Full Member

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    Sam Mcvey and Battling Jim Johnson.