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Old 07-16-2009, 10:21 AM #1
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1. Sam Langford
2. Harry Wills
3. Joe Jeanette
4. Ike Ikeabuechi
5. David Tua
6. Gerry Quarry
7. Larry Middleton
8. Ernie Shavers
9. Tommy Farr
10.Joe Bugner


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Have taken into account that Ken Norton was awarded the title after Leon Spinks was stripped of it, so maybe he should be in the list to.. Will leave it up to you....
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:23 AM #2
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:26 AM #3
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:36 AM #4
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A few others for thought:

Gerry Cooney
Archie Moore
Ron Lyle
Rex Layne
Jimmy Young
Oscar Bonavena
Andrew Golota
Razor Ruddock
Audley Harrison (only Joking!!)

Some great names on your list there Mickey. Many may not have thought of Ike Ibeabuchi but I'd agree, well with you on the others too.
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:37 AM #5
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Choynski, good call. Taught Johnson every trick in the book!
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:43 AM #6
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at like 170 something drew jeffries, sharkey, fitzsimmons, mccoy, hart and beat johnson
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:46 AM #7
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All good calls.. Must admit, forgot about Choynski & maybe Le Straza to.. All OK from SugarJ to, especially Lyle & Layne.. Not sure, but wasn't Young WBA briefly?
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Old 07-16-2009, 11:32 AM #8
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1. Sam Langford
2. Harry Wills
3. Joe Jeanette
4. Ike Ikeabuechi
5. David Tua
6. Gerry Quarry
7. Larry Middleton
8. Ernie Shavers
9. Tommy Farr
10.Joe Bugner


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Have taken into account that Ken Norton was awarded the title after Leon Spinks was stripped of it, so maybe he should be in the list to.. Will leave it up to you....
Peter Jackson should be on the list quite near the top
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Old 07-16-2009, 11:48 AM #9
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Young didn't quite get hold of the title, he was matched with Norton for the vacant title but got beat on points by a split decision.

He didn't do too bad Young in the 70s. Arguably should have got the nod over Ali by decision, knocked down and decisioned Foreman, beat Lyle twice, drew with Shavers and went the distance with Norton......hell of a fighter. May have been a legend in a different era.
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Peter Jackson
Sam Langford
Harry Willis
Joe Jeanette
Sam Mcvey
Joe Choynski
Jimmy Young
Ike Ikeabuechi
David Tua
Ron Lyle
Earnie Shavers
Oscar Natalio Bonavena
Archie Moore
Billy Conn
Elmer Ray
George Godfrey
Luis Angel Firpo
Fred Fulton
Gerry Cooney

No order, but a good list of fighters who never were Heavyweight Champions.
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