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Old 05-22-2011, 09:50 PM
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Is Hopkins greater than Archie Moore?
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:52 PM
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Nah. Archie's an unquestionable top 20 ATG. B-hop isn't. Great fighter, not the Old Mongoose.
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:57 PM
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no, Moore beat better competition, and more of it.


A more interesting debate is who had the better over 40 career...but pretty damn difficult to answer, seeing as Moore was heavily rumored to be a few years older than is today listed.
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:54 PM
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Archie Moore is one of the 20 greatest ever to lace on gloves.
Hopkins is closer to the 50-100 mark if that.

I know one guy who would say otherwise though. Waiting for him to post...
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Old 05-22-2011, 11:27 PM
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How does Hopkins rate all-time among middleweights? I've heard commentators during his fights like Emanuel Stewart say top 5, I believe he still ranked Hagler and Monzon ahead of him, what's the consensus on that though?
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Old 05-23-2011, 12:11 AM
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I voted yes because I read it too quick and thought it meant post 40. On those terms I rate Hopkins the best ever, but as far as entire careers go it's Moore for sure.
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Old 05-23-2011, 12:14 AM
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Archie Moore is one of the 20 greatest ever to lace on gloves.
Hopkins is closer to the 50-100 mark if that.

I know one guy who would say otherwise though. Waiting for him to post...
Closer to a 100, really? Surely B-Hop has to be a top 30/35? No? Resume, Skills, Longativity, H2H, Ducked No One. He has the full package, what a top 30 needs.
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Old 05-23-2011, 10:06 AM
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Absolutely not.
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Old 05-23-2011, 10:08 AM
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How does Hopkins rate all-time among middleweights? I've heard commentators during his fights like Emanuel Stewart say top 5, I believe he still ranked Hagler and Monzon ahead of him, what's the consensus on that though?
I have him at #10.

Most atleast have him in the Top 10.

Can't see an argument for him being top 5, personally.
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No way.

I have Hopkins No8 All Time Middleweight.

Say he's Top 50 at least whereas Moore I have in the Top 15.
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