Tag Archives: Curtis Sheppard

Number 173 – Lem Franklin

Lem Franklin (tied for 173) Mobile, Alabama, USA May 30, 1916 – August 3, 1944 6’2” / 76″ reach / 190-210 lbs 32-13-1-2(28) from 07/30/1937 to 07/24/1944 (7y0m) 1-5-0-0(1) against the top ten – #142 total and #157 +/- 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Number 189 – Curtis Sheppard

Curtis Sheppard (tied for 189)  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 – #105 total and #198+/- 0-3-0-0(0) against linear champions – #89 total … Continue reading

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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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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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