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Number 175 – Lem Franklin

Lem Franklin (tied for 175) 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 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions 1-0-0-0(1) against hall-of-famers No fights for … Continue reading

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Number 191 – Curtis Sheppard

Curtis Sheppard (tied for 191)  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 … Continue reading

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Number 206 – Turkey Thompson

Turkey Thompson Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA December 25, 1919 – June 27, 1984 5’8½” / 73” reach / 157-218lbs 54-15-2-1(39) from 10/04/1938 to 5/17/1952 (13y7m) 0-7-1-0(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 … Continue reading

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