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Old 04-02-2011, 08:34 AM #1
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:59 AM #2
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Yeah man Two Ton Tony was a cool fat ****er. funny as **** decently stuff. One of the best showman to live.
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Old 04-04-2011, 01:06 AM #3
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reminded me a lot of David Tua. Heavy, short, stocky, powerful.

When he was actually in good shape he was actually pretty damn good.
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Old 04-04-2011, 04:11 AM #4
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The guy was one of the wildest characters in history. There are so many stories about him, I'm suprised they haven't made a movie about him. It was in the planning stages with Bert Young to play him but the plans fell apart.
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Old 04-04-2011, 11:43 AM #5
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The guy was one of the wildest characters in history. There are so many stories about him, I'm suprised they haven't made a movie about him. It was in the planning stages with Bert Young to play him but the plans fell apart.
I've always thought that Galento was a natural to have a film made about him. A wrestling match he had later in his career with Jack Doyle I believe (who was another incredible character) sounds hysterical.
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Old 04-04-2011, 07:58 PM #6
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I could easily see a Galento movie becoming one of my favorites.
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Old 04-04-2011, 09:16 PM #7
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Say what you want about him but for a fat 5'7 heavyweight that looks like a joke he gave a prime joe louis a decent fight. I think he even dropped him if I remember correctly.
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