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Number 187 – Orlin Norris

Orlin Norris (tied for 183) 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 … Continue reading

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Number 191 – Curtis Sheppard

Curtis Sheppard (tied for 191)  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 … Continue reading

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Wilder UD12 Stiverne – and ranking update

This past weekend, Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder met to determine the next worthy challenger to the heavyweight crown, currently held by Wladimir Klitschko. The fight was considered by most observers to be a complete toss-up, with predictions divided almost … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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 … Continue reading

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Historical Heavyweight Ranking – August 2011

This one isn’t a repost as much as a discovery. Earlier today, I was in my basement, pouring through boxes, doing some cleaning. I had just moved a month ago, and unpacking has been slow. In one of the boxes … Continue reading

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