Originally Posted by boliodogs
Sorry about the typo. Hopkins had 20 successful defenses at 160. Floyd was great at 130 with 8 defenses but never really ruled any other weight class. To be a great champion you have to defend your tittle more than once a year and not retire until you need some money.
Right, nobody can match 20 defenses including wins over Trinidad, Keith Holmes, Echols, the super-masterclass boxer Glen Johnson, and a bunch of guys who I, and history, have completely forgotten about.