Originally Posted by Yogi
How about the greatest bantamweight of all-time, Eder Jofre, at the age of 37 (which is ancient for a fighter of that size), coming back after a three year layoff and winning the featherweight championship from Jose Legra...and then going undefeated for the rest of his boxing career?
There's others, but that's the first one that came to mind besides the ones you've mentioned.
P.S. Good post, Johnny!
I concur whole heartedly. Eder Jofre's comeback at the age of 37 is probably the most impressive; and to do so against a fighter like Legra, then defend it against Vicente Saldivar is simply mind boggling. Jofre was truly a special fighter.