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Old 12-08-2012, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Nagabilly View Post
Forgive a young noobfor asking, but why is Langford not the GOAT? From what I've read this man should be higher than Robinson.


he wasn't given the opportunities that robinson was given. robinson also had an air of invincibility. he never lost to a welterweight. he's the least flawed of all fighters by a long shot. he had great (not good, but great,) speed, and power, and a great chin.

he fought johnson, for instance, but only when he was a youngster. when johnson was HW champion langford couldn't get a fight with him
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