Tag Archives: Joe Louis

Number 174 – Lem Franklin

Lem Franklin (tied for 174) 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

Posted in boxing, heavyweights, history, The 200 Greatest Heavyweights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Number 159 – Arturo Godoy

Arturo Godoy Iquique, Chile October 10, 1912 – August 27, 1986 6’0½” / 74” reach / 168½-207¾lbs 89-21-12-2(50) from 12/21/1930 to 11/3/1951 (20y10m) 2-9-5-0(0) against the top ten 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions 1-4-1-0(0) against hall-of-famers 2 fights for the linear … Continue reading

Posted in boxing, heavyweights, history, The 200 Greatest Heavyweights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Number 193 – Red Burman

Red Burman (tied for 190) March 18, 1915 – January 25, 1996 5’11” / 148-199 1/2 lbs 78-22-3-0(33) from 04/28/1930 to 10/26/1942 (12y6m) 1-6-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-3-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers 0-1-0-0(0) for the linear championship … Continue reading

Posted in boxing, heavyweights, history, The 200 Greatest Heavyweights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Updates to the Greatest Heavyweights, now The 178 Greatest Heavyweights

Well, I figured this would happen. Going through my heavyweight ranking, making some changes and doing some more research, I came to the conclusion that there are some good fighters that have been left out. More importantly, those fighters all … Continue reading

Posted in boxing, heavyweights, history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Number 189 – Big Boy Brown

Big Boy Brown (tied for 188) 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 … Continue reading

Posted in boxing, heavyweights, history, The 200 Greatest Heavyweights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Number 194 – Patsy Perroni

Patsy Perroni (tied for 190) 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 … Continue reading

Posted in boxing, heavyweights, history, The 200 Greatest Heavyweights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment