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Old 10-03-2011, 04:43 PM
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Bert Sugar says yes, Ring Magazine say no. What do YOU think?
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Old 10-03-2011, 04:49 PM
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Bert Sugar says yes, Ring Magazine say no. What do YOU think?

I say without a doubt Greb is greater. Duran has the single greater win, but Greb has many more great wins on a stacked resume.
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Old 10-03-2011, 04:51 PM
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I say without a doubt Greb is greater. Duran has the single greater win, but Greb has many more great wins on a stacked resume.
Would you say Duran dominated a division(135lb) better than Greb?
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Old 10-03-2011, 04:52 PM
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Greb.

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Old 10-03-2011, 04:52 PM
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Probably yes. I don't like to agree with Sugar. It always comes down largely to preference in the top ten, but Greb is arguably the greatest ever. I tend to have them quite a few spots apart, Duran around 8 or 9 or something and Greb around 2 to 3.

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Old 10-03-2011, 05:01 PM
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Both are top 3 in their weightclass. But greb is easily one of the four best ever to lace em up. Duran is in the top 10, but Greb is a head and shoulders difference.
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Old 10-03-2011, 05:14 PM
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Greb takes this by virtue of paper record, legend and legacy.

Whether he was a more effective fighting machine, compared in their respective primes might well be arguable.
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Old 10-03-2011, 05:15 PM
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Would you say Duran dominated a division(135lb) better than Greb?
Greb arguably dominated two divisions. He beat nearly every significant fighter of his day at 160 and 175 but was frozen out of the title picture for a long time. Much as I like Duran, I give this one to Greb.
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Old 10-03-2011, 05:43 PM
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Greb arguably dominated two divisions. He beat nearly every significant fighter of his day at 160 and 175 but was frozen out of the title picture for a long time. Much as I like Duran, I give this one to Greb.
This hits the nail on the head. I haven't seen you around the history section before, but you seem like a great addition. Welcome to the higher end of the boards my friend.

I wouldn't be surprised if you know more than me, based on your name.
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Old 10-03-2011, 06:08 PM
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I say without a doubt Greb is greater. Duran has the single greater win, but Greb has many more great wins on a stacked resume.
I consider Greb's win over Tunney = Duran's win over Leonard, considering Tunney never ever lost to anotherman.

I think Greb dominated the heavy weight division too , considering he beat most of the heavyweight contenders who challenged Dempsey.

His resume t light heavy is better than most great light heavy champs of all time...All this while the guy was just a middle weight....Effectively its dominance in three divisions .

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