Monthly Archives: March 2015

Number 190 – Joe Bugner

Joe Bugner (tied for 189) Szoreg, Hungary March 13, 1950 6’4” / 82” reach / 199¾-278¼ lbs 69-13-1-0(41) from 12/20/1967 to 06/13/1999 (31y6m) 1-6-0-0(0) against the top ten – #142 total and #171 +/- 0-3-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 … Continue reading

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Number 187 – Larry Middleton

Larry Middleton (tied for 187) Dundalk, Marlyland, USA January 24, 1942 – January 9, 2014 6’5” / 190-210lbs 23-10-2-0(14) from 09/23/1965 to 01/25/1978 (12y4m) 1-6-1-0(0) against the top ten – #142 total and #171 +/- 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions – … Continue reading

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Number 191 – Alfredo Evangelista

Alfredo Evangelista (tied for 189) Montevideo, Uruguay December 3, 1954 6’1½” / 208-242½lbs 61-13-4-0(41) from 10/10/1975 to 4/15/1988 (12y6m) 1-6-0-0(0) against the top ten – #142 total and #171 +/- 0-3-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total and #143 +/- … Continue reading

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Number 192 – Red Burman

1 Red Burman (tied for 189) March 18, 1915 – January 25, 1996 5’11” / 148-199 1/2 lbs 78-22-3-0(33) from 04/28/1930 to 10/26/1942 (12y6m) 1-6-0-0(0) against the top ten – #142 total and #171 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions – … Continue reading

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178 Greatest Heavyweights recalculation – Holyfield edition

The basic criteria for my ranking of the greatest heavyweights is fairly straight forward. How many wins does a fighter have against good opposition? My primary means of assessing this is via the Ring Magazine’s top ten ratings. My rationale … Continue reading

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