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Old 09-17-2009, 01:16 PM
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Naseem Hamed
Aaron Pryor
Joe Calzaghe

In your opinion, are any of these fighters an all-time great?
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:33 PM
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Naseem Hamed
Aaron Pryor
Joe Calzaghe

In your opinion, are any of these fighters an all-time great?
**** 2 the hell naw not one of them maybe the closest is Aron Pryor but not even
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:41 PM
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Naseem Hamed
Aaron Pryor
Joe Calzaghe

In your opinion, are any of these fighters an all-time great?
Hamed not quite, Pryor and Calzaghe yes. I'm not talking top 10 or 20 or anything, but their in the top 50-75 and that's ATG to me.
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Old 09-17-2009, 03:08 PM
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Naseem Hamed
Aaron Pryor
Joe Calzaghe

In your opinion, are any of these fighters an all-time great?
Pryor is one of the great Light-Welters of All Time
Calzaghe is one of the great Super-Middles of All Time
Hamad was a fantastic TV fighter & very good Featherweight, Yet wether they are ATGs is a different thing.. IMO Pryor would have been a tough fight for anyone at Light-Welter, Calzaghe i could name a dozen who would beat him same goes for Hamed
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Old 09-17-2009, 03:14 PM
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i just have pryor and calzaghe on my list the prince was just an average showman/boxer
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Old 09-17-2009, 05:26 PM
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Naseem Hamed
Aaron Pryor
Joe Calzaghe

In your opinion, are any of these fighters an all-time great?
ATG is very subjective to begin with. All are a possibility for top 100, but I don't think any of them are a clear cut choice for top 50 or better based on their resumes. Just my opinion of course.
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Old 09-17-2009, 05:56 PM
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Pryor yes, Calzaghe no. #1 JWW >>>>> #1 SMW

Hamed?

I only call ppl ATGs that might make the top 100, Calzaghe and Hamed certainly do not.
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:12 PM
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Naseem Hamed
Aaron Pryor
Joe Calzaghe

In your opinion, are any of these fighters an all-time great?
AARON PRYOR-the greatest 140 pounder of all time
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:01 AM
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Naseem Hamed's resume>>>>>>>>>>>>>Joe Calzaghe's.It's not even close

Hamed's resume is much deeper than Pryor who's whole legacy is based off of one win over a faded great in Alexis Arguello,He beat no good fighters outside of that,Just a couple of those mediocre asian fighters who the WBA would often throw out as mandatory challengers.


Aaron Pryor is not ATG,And it's a pretty sorry state of a boxing fans view when he is ranked as such.


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AARON PRYOR-the greatest 140 pounder of all time
That certainly is debatable.What makes him anymore a candidate than Antonio Cervantes or Julio Cesar Chavez and as much as I dislike him Kostya Tszyu?

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Old 09-18-2009, 11:22 AM
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Naseem Hamed's resume>>>>>>>>>>>>>Joe Calzaghe's.It's not even close

Hamed's resume is much deeper than Pryor who's whole legacy is based off of one win over a faded great in Alexis Arguello,He beat no good fighters outside of that,Just a couple of those mediocre asian fighters who the WBA would often throw out as mandatory challengers.


Aaron Pryor is not ATG,And it's a pretty sorry state of a boxing fans view when he is ranked as such.




That certainly is debatable.What makes him anymore a candidate than Antonio Cervantes or Julio Cesar Chavez and as much as I dislike him Kostya Tszyu?
It would seem that you forgot he won his title by knocking out Cervantes. Still, I don't think he's the greatest 140 pounder but he's definitely one of them.
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