Who is the best fighter from every weight class?

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  1. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing New Member Full Member

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    Out of the original 8 weight classes who was the best fighter from each one?
     
  2. Blaxx

    Blaxx Member Full Member

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    HW - Joe Louis
    LHW - Ezzard Charles
    MW - Ray Robinson / Marvin Hagler
    WW - Ray Robinson
    LW - Roberto Duran / Pernell Whittaker
    FW - Willie Pep
    BW - Eder Jofre
    fW - Not sure about this weight class.
     
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  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    HW: Muhammad Ali
    LHW: Ezzard Charles
    MW: Marvin Hagler
    WW: Sugar Ray Robinson
    LW: Roberto Duran
    FW: Henry Armstrong
    BW: Ruben Olivares
    Fly: Fighting Harada
     
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  4. Ioakeim Tzortzakis

    Ioakeim Tzortzakis New Member Full Member

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    Heaveight : Muhammad Ali
    Light Heavyweight : Ezzard Charles
    Middleweight : Harry Greb
    Welterweight : Sugar Ray Robinson
    Lightweight : Benny Leonard
    Featherweight : Willie Pep
    Bantamweight : Ruben Olivares
    Flyweight : Miguel Canto

    Mind you, I'm only taking into acount their accomplishments in the particular weight division, I actually rank Duran, Armstrong and Wilde above Leonard, Pep, Canto overall respectively, but they just didn't do as much in those particular divisions to be put above them.
     
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  5. CharlieFirpo85

    CharlieFirpo85 Member Full Member

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    HW: Muhammad Ali (H2H), Tie: Joe Louis + M. Ali (Record / Legacy)
    LHW: Ezzard Charles (H2H) / Archie Moore (Record / Legacy)
    MW: Marvin Hagler H2H & Legacy
    WW: Sugar Ray Robinson H2H & Legacy

    Don't know much about the lighter weight classes. It lacks of my interests...but i really like PW!
    (I just considered fighters where i can rely on a good amount of video footage, no hearsay and newspaper stuff)
     
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  6. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    HW - Louis
    LHW - Charles
    MW - Kalambay
    WW - Duran
    LW - Duran
    FW - Armstrong
     
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  7. TBooze

    TBooze Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Rummy did a survey, with a video for the results last year; it is pinned at the top of the forum:

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  8. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Ali
    Charles
    Greb
    Robinson
    B. Leonard
    Pep
    Jofre
    Wilde
     
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  9. thistle

    thistle Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Sure some people would have a consensus, sure, i.e Greb, Armstrong, SRR

    for me Louis at HW.

    But the truth is, there are many, and as I say, the differences at the TOP are little, that is more the Truth in a 150 years of Hundreds of Great Fighters.

    GREAT, Great, great,
    Excellent,
    Very Good,

    that sort of thing.
     
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  10. Indefatigable

    Indefatigable Active Member banned Full Member

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    Heavy-DEMPSEY
    Lt-Heavy-TUNNEY
    Middle-MONZON
    Welter-ROBINSON
    Light-DURAN
    Feather-PEP/SANCHEZ
    Bantam-ZARATE
    Fly-CANTO
     
  11. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

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    Heaveight : Muhammad Ali
    Light Heavyweight : Bob Foster
    Middleweight : Ray Robinson
    Welterweight : Ray Robinson
    Lightweight : Roberto Duran
    Featherweight : Sandy Saddler!
    Bantamweight : Ruben Olivares
    Flyweight : Roman Gonzalez
     
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  12. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Active Member Full Member

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    Kalamby , you aving a laugh buddy !!! keep well.
     
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  13. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Active Member Full Member

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    For me, pretty much perfect.... keep well.
     
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  14. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Lack of Greb due to lack of footage?
     
  15. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Hagler has more votes than Monzon