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Old 07-31-2011, 04:54 PM
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List some of your favorite/the best fighters that were short or short for their weight class...

I think Langford and armstrong are the best short fighters. I also thinka bout guys like qawi and tyson too...
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Old 07-31-2011, 04:59 PM
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Langford, Jimmy Wilde, Marvin Hagler and Rocky Mariciano.
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Old 07-31-2011, 05:00 PM
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Dwight Muhammad Qawi and Tyson are my picks.

another guy that doesnt get mentioned often is Robert Villemain, who was 5'5 and deserved to have two wins over Jake LaMotta. a lot of people consider LaMotta a top 5 MW, so thats pretty good if you ask me.

I wouldnt consider him 'great' per say, but 5'3 140lb Frankie Warren was pretty good and had wins over Buddy McGirt and Mickey Ward.
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Old 07-31-2011, 05:05 PM
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hagler is listed at 5'9" but i know guy who met him and said no way...

he looked like he was maybe an inch, at the most, taller than duran(5'71/2").

smokin joe and marciano too
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Old 07-31-2011, 05:16 PM
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Old 07-31-2011, 06:34 PM
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List some of your favorite/the best fighters that were short or short for their weight class...

I think Langford and armstrong are the best short fighters. I also thinka bout guys like qawi and tyson too...
"Two Ton" Tony GALENTO, Benny LYNCH, Henry Armstrong, ( WW )
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:01 PM
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:03 PM
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:09 PM
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Come in to see Goblin has used the same on I was going to use but I'll say it anyway.

Dick Tiger was pretty short for a Light Heavyweight Champion at 5'8.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:37 PM
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armstrong

walker

qawi

tyson

marciano

chavez

late period duran (he was a little little middleweight)

hamed (5'4" with a 65 inch reach is tiny. i don't care how you slice it)
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