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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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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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Number 202 – 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 – #193 total and #193 +/- 0-0-0-0(0) against linear champions – … Continue reading

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