Number 197 – Jose Luis Garcia

Jose Luis Garcia (tied for 192) Caracas, Venezuela 1950 6’4” / 159-221 lbs 30-8-1-1(19) from 6/17/1968 to 8/14/1975 (7y2m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions 1-1-0-0(1) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L-KO-6 Ernie Terrell, L-KO-3 Ron Lyle, L-KO-2 Joe Bugner, L-KO-5 Ken Norton -3 total score (0 + -4 + 0 +… Read More Number 197 – Jose Luis Garcia

Number 198 – James Broad

James Broad (tied for 192) Greensboro, North Carolina, USA January 27, 1958 – November 20, 2001 6’4” / 210-313 lbs 23-10-0-0(15) from 8/11/1981 to 8/20/1993 (12y0m) 0-3-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L–KO-2 Tim Witherspoon, L-UD-12 Tony Tucker, L-TKO-1 Donovan Ruddock -3 total score (0 + -3 +… Read More Number 198 – James Broad

Number 199 – Dick Richardson

Dick Richardson (tied for 199) Newport, Wales, United Kingdom June 1, 1934 – July 15, 1999 6’3” / 193½-209½ lbs 31-14-2-0(24) from 9/15/1954 to 3/26/1963 (8y6m) 0-6-0-0(0) against the top ten 1-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 1-2-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L-UD-10 Willie Pastrano, L-UD-10 Joe Erskine, L-UD-10, L-DQ-8 Mike DeJohn,… Read More Number 199 – Dick Richardson

Number 200 – Fres Oquendo

Fres Oquendo (tied for 199) San Juan, Puerto Rico April 1, 1973 6’2” / 80” reach / 210-238lbs 37-8-0-0(24) from 05/10/1997 to 7/6/2014 (17y2m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L-TKO-9 David Tua, L-UD-12 Chris Byrd, L-TKO-11 John Ruiz, L-MD-12 Ruslan… Read More Number 200 – Fres Oquendo

Number 188 – Orlin Norris

Orlin Norris (tied for 184) Lubbock, Texas, USA October 4, 1965 5’10” / 70” reach / 187-246 lbs 57-10-1-2(30) from 6/16/1986 to 11/03/2005 (19y5m) 0-2-0-1(0) against the top ten 0-0-0-1(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-1(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Fights against the top ten: L-SD-12 Tony Tucker, L-UD-10 Andrew Golota, NC-1 Mike Tyson -2 total… Read More Number 188 – Orlin Norris

Back in the saddle

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last year concentrating my efforts on my other blog, and have pretty much neglected boxing. Politics and current events have felt much more pressing. However, I haven’t forgotten this blog, or my big heavyweight project. I’ve done some recalculations to my Greatest Heavyweights list, and have added… Read More Back in the saddle

Number 192 – Curtis Sheppard

Curtis Sheppard (tied for 192)  Brownsville, New York, USA August 28, 1920 – May 10, 1984? 5’11” / 173-203lbs 52-33-0-2(33) from 9/24/1938 to 1/19/1949 (20y4m) 2-10-0-0(1) against the top ten 0-3-0-0(0) against linear champions 1-10-0-0(1) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: W-KO-1 Joey Maxim, W-UD-10 Gus Dorazio, L-KO-5 Lem Franklin, L-UD-10 Joey… Read More Number 192 – Curtis Sheppard