Originally Posted by jabsRstiff
Head to head I don't think anyone in history could beat a prime Joe Gans, and that's just based on the relatively limited footage I have of him.
I too have seen the footage of him and it's marred by incessant clinching.
No more clinching than we see with today's fighters, and modern guys are only going 12 rounds. Gans had a great work-rate, and working in a clinch wasn't a rest period like it is today.
Which fights of his have you seen?