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

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

Number 191 – Big Boy Brown

Big Boy Brown (tied for 190) 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 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: W-SD-10, D-10 Lou Brooks, L-UD-15 Harry Bobo, L-KO-8 Lee Q Murray, L-KO-11, L-UD-10… Read More Number 191 – Big Boy Brown

Number 196 – Patsy Perroni

Patsy Perroni (tied for 192) 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 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-3-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: W-UD10 Gus Dorazio, L-MD-10 Don McCorkindale, L-UD-10 Joe Louis, L-UD-6,… Read More Number 196 – Patsy Perroni

Repost – Blogger – February 1, 2007 – The Heavyweight Division: The Flagship in Boxing

Reposted from Blogger and http://www.eastsideboxing.com/news.php?p=8648&more=1 on 10/26/06 The Heavyweight Division: The Flagship in Boxing – February 1, 2007 The heavyweight division is the flagship division in boxing, and as such, is the division that has received the most scrutiny. Whenever someone wants to be seen as knowledgeable about the sport, all they need to do is point… Read More Repost – Blogger – February 1, 2007 – The Heavyweight Division: The Flagship in Boxing