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 the linear championship Top ten opponents: W-TKO-5 Abe Simon, L-KO-8 Bob Pastor, L-KO-1 Harry Bobo, L-KO-10, L-KO-8… Read More Number 175 – Lem Franklin

Number 160 – 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 championship – 0-2-0-0(0) Top ten opponents: W-UD-12 Roscoe Toles, W-SD-10 Phil Muscato, D-10 Leroy Haynes, D-10 Al… Read More Number 160 – Arturo Godoy

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 have records that give them rankings higher that my lowest-ranked fighter on this list. I… Read More Updates to the Greatest Heavyweights, now The 178 Greatest Heavyweights

Number 195 – Patsy Perroni

Patsy Perroni (tied for 191) 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 195 – Patsy Perroni