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    49-0 and above.

    51 Freddie Russo 49-0-2 56 Lulu Costantino 52-0-4 60 Teddy Yarosz 59-0-1 68 Gustav Scholz 64-0-4
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    Greatest undefeated boxer ever - Packey McFarland or Floyd Mayweather?

    I wonder, why you agree with Mr. Callis on this subject? Have you seen enough of McFarland to form your own opinion... or do you just take his word for it?
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    Fascinating quiz from June 1969 Ring Magazine

    For many years it was believed, that Levinsky fought Bartley Madden, Soldier Kearns and Gunboat Smith on the first day of 1915... but only the last one can be documented. If The Ring specified knockdowns in world title fights, Patterson is the correct answer. If we're counting career knockdowns...
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    Fascinating quiz from June 1969 Ring Magazine

    So, can we have The Ring's answers to the Quiz?
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    Fascinating quiz from June 1969 Ring Magazine

    1. 1969: Hollandersky Today: Len Wickwar 2. 1969: Battling Levinsky Today: Never happened! 3. 1969: I wouldn't be surprised if they said Patterson back then! Today: Ezzard Charles 5. 1969: Joe Louis Today: Julio Cesar Chavez 6. 1969: Lamar Clark Today: Lamar Clark
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    Conncting 3 centuries

    Only 7 names in the chain... excellent! Anyone wants to go for 6?
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    Conncting 3 centuries

    Berbick didn't actually box in the 21st century (which began January 1, 2001), but never mind that small technicality... as we can just replace him with Holmes, whose last fight was in 2002. Anyway, a chain of just 8 men, going from heavyweight all the way down to bantam, is pretty cool! I...
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    Conncting 3 centuries

    Lets try a little trivia question: Who can come up with the shortest (fewest names) chain of connected boxers, that spans 3 centuries? (first man in the chain must have at least 1 fight in the 19th century - and the last at least 1 in the 21st century)
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    Which boxer had the most success with the worst technique?

    Freddie Mills was probably one of the most primitive world champions I have ever seen.
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    Boxing's Grandmasters

    Yeah, it's me again, with more questions! You say, that we can use the Elo ratings to compare boxers from different eras... but wouldn't that only be true, if ability/skills were at a constant level over the years? "Elo rating can undergo "deflation" or "inflation" if the overall number of...
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    Boxing's Grandmasters

    Though I don't have the mathematical knowledge to really understand how these numbers are arrived at... I must admit, that I'm intrigued! I have a couple of questions: 1 What is Mayweather's max score? And how far down the list is he? I find it strange, that he doesn't even make the top-25...
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    Boxing's Grandmasters

    Interesting! However, I would be very much surprised if some sort of formular can ever be worked out, that is able to predict the outcome of fights any better than simply combining the eye-test with common sense.
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    Anyone heard from Burt?

    LOL... yes, I have actually been wondering myself, why my username is still being allowed over there. You can't write Gerry Cooney, but "Bukkake" is just fine... doesn't make much sense! As for the trivia questions... I don't believe Hhascup was part of that. Several posters were competing to...
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    Anyone heard from Burt?

    Yeah, we need Burt's input here from time to time. He is, I believe, our only link back to the Joe Louis era! Like Duo, I'm not too fond of this new format. Can't really put my finger on why, but I just don't like it! It's sad to see, that sometimes a whole day (or even a couple) can go by...
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    Top 10 Trilogies of All Time...

    Surprised not to find the Zale-Graziano trilogy on the list!
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    Agree or disagree: Willie Pep has 2 separate streaks in his career, each greater than Floyds career

    Are you saying, that if Pep had retired after his 62nd pro fight, with a 62-0 record, and never fought again... that would still be enough to rank him ahead of Floyd, on an all-time p4p list?
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    Anyone heard from Burt?

    Alive and well over on Classic.
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    Trivia: Weight gain

    Braddock would of course be a "prime suspect" for a question like this... and I believe his 24 lbs increase is only beaten by Shannon's 40! As for who went the longest time between 1st and 2nd world title fight, the record belongs to Noel Tunacao of the Philippines. In March of 1992, he was...
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    Trivia: Weight gain

    228 in his 1st title shot against Lennox Lewis - 268 in his 2nd against Siarhei Liakhovich. That's a 40 lbs gain... and, I believe, the correct answer!
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    Trivia: Weight gain

    Now we're getting close! Willard was 238½ when he dethroned Johnson, and 259½ for his first defence against Moran. A hefty 21 lbs increase... but still not enough to take it!