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Old 10-04-2011, 02:00 PM
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An abolute ATG. Absolutely.

Top 25 ATG argubally.
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Old 10-04-2011, 03:25 PM
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Top 25 ATG argubally.
Arguably. Not imo though, close enough though, top 40 for sure
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Old 10-04-2011, 03:35 PM
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Arguably. Not imo though, close enough though, top 40 for sure
Oh, man. Top 40 and NO less.

Anyone who can beat Jimmy Mclarnin and Tony Canzoneri 2 times each alone HAS to be at the very very very very least Top 40.

Top 40 is way too low for Barney Ross IMO. Way too low.
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Old 10-04-2011, 07:15 PM
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I've read a bit about his life and I was wondering if he was considered a great?
Is the Pope considered a Catholic?
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:01 PM
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Interesting. I Wonder if Ross knew the real story behind that.
Oddly enough, both of them died just a few years later and only a couple of weeks apart. They grew up together in Chicago as street hoods and Ross testified as a character witness at Ruby's trial.

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Old 10-05-2011, 03:26 AM
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Definitely. Easily top 50. Those saying top 40 is not enough are getting carried away a bit IMO. Not saying he is not maybe even top 20 but boxing has a looooong history, and I am sure one can respectably find 40 arguably better fighters.
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Old 10-05-2011, 10:35 AM
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An arguable Top 30 ATG in the ring and a Top 5 out of it.
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:46 AM
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He doesn't make top 20 IMO but I wouldn't think you'd keep listing for too long before Ross name came up, hell of a fighter.
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