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Rocky Marciano was GREATER 2 9.52%
Willie Pep was GREATER 19 90.48%
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Old 09-26-2008, 01:34 PM #11
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Pep is higher on my pound for pound list so him.
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Both heavily overrated the defence king who got brain damage while boxing or the undefeated cruiserweight champion who was knocked down by guys who would be fighting at LHW
Well Ali got Parkison's and Sugar Ray Robinson pugilistica dementia after their career ended. It happens...
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Ray Robinson had no problem or Armstrong
Robinson suffered Alzheimer's in his later years, whether it's related to boxing, I don't know.

And 240+ fights plus sparring sessions in the gym will give a fighter lasting damage, no matter how good his defense is/was.
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Well Ali got Parkison's and Sugar Ray Robinson pugilistica dementia after their career ended. Happens...
Ali fought way too long that was his problem and fought the hardest hitters. Pep was a featherweight for god sake,
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Robinson suffered Alzheimer's in his later years, whether it's related to boxing, I don't know.
Alzheimer and boxing no link
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Alzheimer and boxing no link
There is.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/1362290.stm
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Why don’t most boxer who fought past 100 get it than, JCC never got it. Also Robinson isn’t talked about his defence as Brain dead Pep is
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Why don’t most boxer who fought past 100 get it than, JCC never got it. Also Robinson isn’t talked about his defence as Brain dead Pep is
Genetic susceptibility to brain damage? I don't know...
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Ali fought way too long that was his problem and fought the hardest hitters. Pep was a featherweight for god sake,
BHopReign you're making yourself look like an idiot again with this.

http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=209542

Pep was hardly 'brain-dead' during his later days. He was still articulate.

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Pep was brain dead
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