Monthly Archives: May 2017

Number 177 – Alvin “Blue” Lewis

Alvin Lewis (tied for 173) Detroit, Michigan, USA 1943 6’3” / 205-225 lbs 30-6-0-0(19) from 06/21/1966 to 11/14/1973 (7y5m) 1-4-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total and #58 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers … Continue reading

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Number 178 – Buster Mathis

Buster Mathis (tied for 173) Sledge, Mississippi, USA June 11, 1943 – September 6, 1995 6’3” / 76″ reach / 220-300 lbs 30-4-0-0(21) from 06/28/1965 to 09/29/1972 (7y3m) 1-4-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #134 +/- 0-1-0-0(0) against linear … Continue reading

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Overrated/Underrated – Heavyweight Edition

This past Saturday, former linear champion Wladimir Klitschko did battle with up-and-coming contender Anthony Joshua. Similar size, similar attributes, similar styles, the two heavyweights were like strange mirror images of each other. Except that the old lion was being underrated … Continue reading

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