Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | Lounge  | The Wire |  Audio  | Arcade

Navigation
Go Back   Boxing Forum > Boxing Forums > Boxing History
Reply
Thread Navigation

#41
Old 09-10-2012, 05:24 PM
Sugarj
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 3,568
Rep Power: 19 Sugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond reputeSugarj has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 10,030,078,535.06
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 10,030,078,535.06
For being a cool poster - -IronMike- beer for a good poster - led Top Poster. - Barnburner Great info in the running thread. - Barnburner for the excellent race time (Its new running shoes!) - The Surgeon 
for invaluable advice in the training forum - jas 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anthony342 View Post
I still say it's when Frazier beat Ali in 1971, because he beat the previous heavyweight champion therefore he "beat the guy that beat the guy."

And from that derives the enduring problem of the linear champion. Some think it really belongs to the man who beat the man who beat the man, some believe that a retirement of some description prompts a genuine restart.

Just a thought, when did Jack Johnson become linear champion.....when he beat Burns or when he beat the comebacking Jeffries? Was Marvin Hart ever really a linear champion after Jeffries's retirement?

If Lennox Lewis made a comeback this year and.....just for example got beat by Tyson Fury or David Price, would they become the linear champion?

Too many definitions and interpretations of the term.
Reply With Quote
Sugarj is offline
Advertisements
>>>TO REMOVE THESE ADS, PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR FREE<<<
#42
Old 09-10-2012, 06:16 PM
IronDanHamza
IronDanHamza
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 26,445
Rep Power: 69 IronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond reputeIronDanHamza has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 29,220,116,142,688.14
Bank: 2,951,019,611,277,710.50
Total Points: 2,980,239,727,420,398.50
One of the best posters on the site. - Barnburner medal of honor - New England For ur award winning thread buddy - The Surgeon For getting more than 80% on my quiz. - Barnburner Super-Poster - McGoorty 
You have excellent boxing knowledge keep sharing! - rorymac Prize for thread contributions - McGoorty Merry Crimbo - The Surgeon for the facts... - Alx. Thanks for joining the discussion in my thread about GF's and boxing, its nice to hear everyones experiences with being a fan of the sport!!! - Atreyu Khalil 
Cool dude - BoxingGenius27 Happy New Year - Freedom. on the house... - mathed IronDanHamza knows boxing! - LoadedWraps Your unconditional love for Floyd - Freedom2014 
Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) - New England Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Barnburner Adoptee - Bone Cancer - Child Exploitation and Abuse - Hope and Support - Peace - Retinoblastoma - Right to Life - Student Sexual Assault - Barnburner 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anthony342 View Post
I still say it's when Frazier beat Ali in 1971, because he beat the previous heavyweight champion therefore he "beat the guy that beat the guy."
So if Ali never returned, would the Lineage be lost in time?

Does the Lineage end for eternity if the Lineal Champion retires undefeated?
Reply With Quote
IronDanHamza is offline
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
linear, title?

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC All rights reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:44 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.