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Old 09-07-2012, 07:02 PM #1
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Default Who is the smartest fighter to every box?

I am going to say willie pep with Gene Tunney coming a close second.
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:56 PM #2
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I don't think you can quantify intelligence in that way.

Benny Leonard and Mayweather should be mentioned though.
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Old 09-12-2012, 03:01 AM #3
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The Great Benny Leonard.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:47 AM #4
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Joe Gans had more ring savvy than anyone I've ever seen.

If we're talking book smarts, Juan Diaz comes to mind.

Oh, and me, of course.
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Old 09-12-2012, 11:19 AM #5
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I don't think you can quantify intelligence in that way.

Benny Leonard and Mayweather should be mentioned though.
Both great choices. It's a hard question to answer, very hard.

Mayweather is definitely up there though, no doubt about it.

I've seen a long long list of great fighters in my life time but skill wise and intelligence wise Mayweather is definitely one of the best of my lifetime.
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:15 AM #6
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Ray Arcel said it was Benny Leonard, and for 70 years he saw them all.
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:16 AM #7
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In terms of ring smarts Ali takes some beating.
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Old 09-15-2012, 04:22 AM #8
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Besides Gans, Tunney, Leonard, Ali, Mayweather Jr. which I think have all being mentioned,

I want to throw in the idea of the 2nd coming of Foreman being a very smart fighter.
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Old 09-15-2012, 04:48 AM #9
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No mention of hagler ?

Or jack Johnson
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Old 09-15-2012, 12:15 PM #10
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No mention of hagler ?

Or jack Johnson
In all due respect to the great Marvin Hagler, his odd strategy in the Leonard fight eliminates him from winning this category.
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