Who is the best fighter from every weight class?

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  1. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Similar I suspect.
     
  2. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    HW: Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis
    LHW: Ezzard Charles, Sam Langford
    MW: Bob Fitzsimmons, Harry Greb
    WW: Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard
    LW: Roberto Duran, Benny Leonard
    FW: Henry Armstrong, Willie Pep
     
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  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    Yes. I can't call somebody I've never seen, the best I've ever seen - no matter how good his record is.
     
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  4. META5

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    Well, we know that Nunn sparked him.

    I'd expect Hagler, SRR, RJJ and B-Hop to beat him - I'd also expect Monzon to do so too.
     
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  5. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It was one of those fluke one-off shots. Nunn closed his eyes and was shocked himself.

    He’d beat them all barring Monzon.
     
  6. NoNeck

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    They look the best on film.
     
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  7. Colonel Sanders

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    Wlad
    Conn
    Greb
    McLarnin
    Benny L.
    Pep
    Bud Taylor
    Wilde
     
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  8. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    They do?
     
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  9. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Wlad? Interesting.
     
  10. JackSilver

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    Heavyweight - Ali
    Light Heavyweight - Spinks
    Middleweight - Jones jr
    Welterweight - Robinson
    Lightweight - Whitaker
    Featherweight - Sanchez
    Bantamweight - Zarate
    Flyweight - Gonzalez
     
  11. JohnThomas1

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    Heavyweight - Ali
    Light Heavyweight - Charles
    Middleweight - Robinson
    Welterweight - Robinson
    Lightweight - Duran
    Featherweight - Armstrong
    Bantamweight - Jofre
    Flyweight - Wilde
     
  12. META5

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    Good list JT,

    If I may, are you ranking on mix of record, H2H, p4p and film?

    I ask cos of SRR at MW - whilst I think he was the greatest fighter to be a MW champion, I don't think he was the best MW fighting champion if that makes sense?

    Likewise, whilst Duran is my best LW fighter, I would be okay with someone ranking Leonard above him as a LW champion.
     
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  13. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    H2H which seems to be the way the majority went before me. Best I've seen basically. So H2H and film.

    I'm in the group that think the earlier 160 Robinson via his very best version would do the best overall in a H2H tournament. The guy that beat LaMotta in the Valentines Day Massacre would be pretty hard to beat.
     
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  14. META5

    META5 Active Member Full Member

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    That Robinson beats everybody!
     
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  15. White Bomber

    White Bomber Well-Known Member Full Member

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    His disqualification against Griffin is not a true loss. He obliterated him in the rematch.
    And his losses after he dropped down from HW to LHW again are irrelevant.