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Top ten heavyweight list on Yahoo

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    I'd like to see the second ten...where guys like Tunney, Charles, Walcott, Baer, Norton, Holyfield, Liston, etc. end up.
     
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    is tyson is high because of all the suburban white guys voting for him at yahoo? i like the names on this list, just switch them around. it is a good damn list though.
     
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    After all these years of seeing Ali at the top of pretty much every top 10 list, I still don't see it.

    Top 10 sure. #1? No.
     
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    im with you on that
     
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    not a bad list overall. idk about tyson being in the top ten though
     
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    Foreman ahead of Louis is criminal.
     
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    How do you judge, who fought in the better era, ie better competition? Most notable wins? KO percentage? Nature of losses?
     
  9. totalstranga Ike Turner Backhand Belt

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    Jack Johnson but no Tunney?? I think that might be some favoritism due to him being the first black HW champ.
     
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    Lists compiled by popular vote from people who don
     
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    Also, unless we are talking about Grills or hypocrisy, Goerge Foreman ain't no Joe Louis.
     
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    How about this. One fighter held the undisputed heavyweight championship for 10+ years. The other got beaten into retirement for 10+ years.
     
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    If that list is in order.......BLASPHEMY!!!
     
  14. mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    Tunney in the top 10? I dont see it. Top 15-20.
     
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    For once, you make sense...

    Foreman--top ten, Louis--top three
     
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    IMHO, a veteran Sherdogger can compile a more accurate list with reasons for his/her picks. Matter of fact, I think they already have.
     
  17. Jerome_1 Guest

    How about comparable opponents, ie...who fought and defeated the tougher opponents. How about win/loss ratio, number of KO's, nature of losses etc etc.....

    Follow up to the readers poll, with peoples opinions about the list.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/box/news;_y...ug=ki-boxingmailbag040108&prov=yhoo&type=lgns
     
  18. Jerome_1 Guest

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  19. since ali hasnt fought top competition in over a year they should remove him from the top spot.
    ali is so overrated.
     
  20. o shit! orange belt
     

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