Monthly Archives: November 2014

The 200 Greatest Heavyweights index page

This is the index page for the 200 Greatest Heavyweights series. I’m going to update this page with every new addition to the series, to make it easier to locate each profile. No reason for this picture, I just thought it … Continue reading

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Updates to the Greatest Heavyweights, now The 178 Greatest Heavyweights

Well, I figured this would happen. Going through my heavyweight ranking, making some changes and doing some more research, I came to the conclusion that there are some good fighters that have been left out. More importantly, those fighters all … Continue reading

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Number 200 – Gunnar Barlund

Gunnar Barlund Helsinki, Finland January 9, 1911 – August 1, 1982 6’1” / 191 1/2 – 208lbs 56-30-1-0(28) from 9/13/1934 to 4/3/1948 (13y7m) 2-11-0-0(0) against the top ten – #105 total and #204 +/- 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 … Continue reading

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Number 188 – Big Boy Brown

Big Boy Brown (tied for 186) February 14, 1922 – February 1984 6’1” / 220-268lbs 14-22-2-0(9) from 4/8/1942 to 11/22/1950 (8y7m) 1-6-1-0(0) against the top ten – #142 total and #171 +/- 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total and … Continue reading

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Number 193 – Patsy Perroni

Patsy Perroni (tied for 189) February 3, 1912 – October 1, 1987 6’1½” / 77½” reach / 171¾-196lbs 71-18-8-0(25) from 4/1/1927 to 6/1/1944 (17y2m) 1-4-0-0(0) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions – … Continue reading

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Number 198 – Mac Foster

Mac Foster (tied for 196) June 27, 1942 – July 19, 2010 6’2” / 79” reach / 197-233 lbs 30-6-0-0(30) from 11/28/1966 to 2/26/1976 (9y3m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten – #193 total and #157 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions … Continue reading

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Top 15 Pound for Pound ranking – November 2014

Well, it’s been more than 6 months since my last pound-for-pound ranking. While the pound-for-pound list is mythical and basically akin to intellectual masturbation, it remains a fun exercise. Plus, I relish the debates that lists like this bring. Quite … Continue reading

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