Boxing History - Fights & Fighters With Little Or No Footage

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Harry Greb is either a top 3 greatest ever to walk this earth, or the Jake Paul of the early 1900’s

I lean towards the first rather than the latter

Over 300 boxing matches against incredible names… 0 matches survived on film

The issue is that 98% of all things filmed from that time period no longer exist

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I’m a fan of Eric Crumble.

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yes good breakdown

and its sad most of the filmed stuff is gone…not only harry greb but also guys like abe attell who was on a similar level but at a lower weight class…these also guys talk about how there are people who basically have a lot of that kind of footage and just keep it in their collections

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unfortunately the early part of sugar ray Robinson’s career wasn’t caught on film, it’s mostly only his fights past his prime that we can view.

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yeah its sad there is almost nothing of ray in his prime

like for example i have always wanted to see the fight with tommy bell

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one of the best left hooks ever

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Joe Louis is the greatest HW boxer of all time. 25 consecutive title defenses 7 of them came
In the year 1941 alone. His accomplishments will never be touched ever again

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Rocky Vs Apollo 3

You can’t compare eras. It’d be like guys fighting mma in 96’ going up against modern fighters. It’d be no contest.

I’m a free American I can do whatever I want actually

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Ok, go have sex

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Look up Jersey Joe Walcott on YouTube

The footwork film on him will blow your mind

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This is one of my favorite videos on YouTube

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what a beauty of a left hook