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Overrated/Underrated – Heavyweight Edition

This past Saturday, former linear champion Wladimir Klitschko did battle with up-and-coming contender Anthony Joshua. Similar size, similar attributes, similar styles, the two heavyweights were like strange mirror images of each other. Except that the old lion was being underrated … Continue reading

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Number 199 – Fres Oquendo

Fres Oquendo (tied for 198) San Juan, Puerto Rico April 1, 1973 6’2” / 80” reach / 210-238lbs 37-8-0-0(24) from 05/10/1997 to 7/6/2014 (17y2m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear … Continue reading

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Number 201 – Monte Barrett

Monte Barrett (tied for 198) May 26, 1971 6’3” / 78” reach / 213-229lbs 35-11-2-0(20) from 8/16/1996 to 4/3/2014 (17y8m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten … Continue reading

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Number 205 – Jameel McCline

Jameel McCline (tied for 204) New York, New York, USA May 20, 1970 6’6” / 82” reach / 252-283¾lbs 41-13-3-0(24) from 10/10/1995 to 9/8/2012 (16y11m) 0-7-0-0(0) against the top ten 1-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for … Continue reading

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Number 203 – Andrew Golota

Andrew Golota Warsaw, Poland January 5, 1968 6’4” / 79” reach / 217-256lbs 41-9-1-1(33) from 2/7/1992 to 2/23/2013 (21y0m) 0-6-1-1(0) against the top ten 0-3-0-1(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-1(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: … Continue reading

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