Number 188 – Orlin Norris

Orlin Norris (tied for 184) Lubbock, Texas, USA October 4, 1965 5’10” / 70” reach / 187-246 lbs 57-10-1-2(30) from 6/16/1986 to 11/03/2005 (19y5m) 0-2-0-1(0) against the top ten 0-0-0-1(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-1(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Fights against the top ten: L-SD-12 Tony Tucker, L-UD-10 Andrew Golota, NC-1 Mike Tyson -2 total… Read More Number 188 – Orlin Norris

Number 192 – Curtis Sheppard

Curtis Sheppard (tied for 192)  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 championship Top ten opponents: W-KO-1 Joey Maxim, W-UD-10 Gus Dorazio, L-KO-5 Lem Franklin, L-UD-10 Joey… Read More Number 192 – Curtis Sheppard

Top 15 Pound for Pound ranking – November 2014

Well, it’s been more than 6 months since my last pound-for-pound ranking. While the pound-for-pound list is mythical and basically akin to intellectual masturbation, it remains a fun exercise. Plus, I relish the debates that lists like this bring. Quite a bit has happened in the last half year. Floyd Mayweather fought twice. Roman Gonzalez… Read More Top 15 Pound for Pound ranking – November 2014

Number 202 – Monte Barrett

Monte Barrett (tied for 199) 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 opponents: L-TKO-7 Wladimir Klitschko, L-MD-10 Joe Mesi, L-UD-12 Hasim Rahman, L-TKO-11 Nicolay Valuev -4 total… Read More Number 202 – Monte Barrett

Top 15 Heavyweights – April 29, 2014

Top 15 Heavyweights – April 29, 2014 The heavyweight division sucks. That’s the current narrative, anyway. In fact, throughout the years, that’s often been the narrative. The common consensus throughout most heavyweight eras is that one or two great fighters are dominating an otherwise weak division. Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Larry Holmes, and Mike Tyson… Read More Top 15 Heavyweights – April 29, 2014

Repost – Facebook – April 16, 2014 – Top 15 P4P for April 16, 2014

Reposted from Facebook Top 15 Pound for pound for April 2014 – April 16, 2014 In the next few weeks, I plan to restart both my long dormant boxing and political blogs. I plan to move them over from Blogger to WordPress soon. I have had a bit of a creative run lately, and want to start getting… Read More Repost – Facebook – April 16, 2014 – Top 15 P4P for April 16, 2014

Repost – Blogger – July 23, 2007 – Top Ten Heavyweights as of 07/18/2007

Reposted from Blogger and http://www.eastsideboxing.com/news.php?p=11741&more=1 on 07/18/07 Top Ten Heavyweights as of 07/18/2007 – July 23, 2007 1.) Wladimir Klitschko – Four of his last five victories have been over Ring-ranked top ten opponents. His recent domination of Lamon Brewster added to this impressive streak. Wlad is clearly head and shoulders above the rest of the division. (Ranked #1 on 04/27 list) 2.)… Read More Repost – Blogger – July 23, 2007 – Top Ten Heavyweights as of 07/18/2007