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Old 03-19-2010, 02:06 PM
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Default Jake Lamotta or Manny Pacquiao?

Who do you feel should be remembered as the greater fighter and why?
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:36 PM
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Pacquiao is to be remembered as one of the Top 3 greatest fighters of all times, LaMotta is remembered for The St.Valentines Day Massacre.
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:37 PM
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Pacquiao is to be remembered as one of the Top 3 greatest fighters of all times, LaMotta is remembered for The St.Valentines Day Massacre.
Top 3? Oh, boy..
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:59 PM
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Old 03-20-2010, 04:34 PM
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top 3 is way too high
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Old 03-20-2010, 04:41 PM
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well lets see....a all around skilled guy who continues to rise weight classes vs a crude fighter whose biggest win is because he weighted more than the other guy....then he lost 4 more times to him...
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Old 03-20-2010, 10:20 PM
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If Manny and Floyd fight and Manny beats him then I'd have to rank him pretty high on the All-Time Pound for Pound Best List... Floyd is the most talented fighter of this generation and if Manny beats him he might go down in the top 5 ever. Even if he and Mayweather never fight his resume is impressive enough right now to merit consideration as an ATG...

Overall, I'd say Pacquiao's body of work is > Lamotta's.
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Old 03-20-2010, 10:52 PM
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Old 03-20-2010, 11:01 PM
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I'd put Pac somewhere in the top 30.. If he does a job on Mayweather, that would elevate him into the top 10..
I'd place LaMotta somewhere between 30 and 50.. Pacquiao is the better boxer..
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Old 03-20-2010, 11:03 PM
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Pacquiao by 50 miles.
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