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    Default Re: Boxing Trivia (What only Hardcore fans know)

    I'd also guess that the Mexican greats, Barrera, Marquez and morales, must have won in four weight classes or at least very close to it, I'd have to look it up though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spicoli View Post
    Ok this is admittingly an old stand by ...the only fighter with a prosthetic leg to fight for a major world title

    Name 4 boxers who won straps in 4 different divisions.....not named Hearns-Leonard-Mayweather-Duran-Jones Jr-Manny or Oscar. Oh and Broner don't count either .
    The Flamboyant Jorge Arce- Light Fly up to Bantamn. This dude once came to the ring riding a stallion.


    The Flamboyant Mas Macho Man. Super Feather up to Welter


    Superman Roy Jones...damn you said no RJJ...hhmmm.....
    The humble, but bad hombre & Master Technician It only takes "Juan" Mexican Marquez to beat Pacman!!! Feather up to Jr. Welter

    & in the shadow of The Filipino Flash Pac is Nonito Donaire, either 5 or 6 divisions...BRB....

    ...Fly up to Feather!!
    All's lost! Everything's going to shit!

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    QUESTION I DON'T KNOW

    Packey McFarland is considered one of the greats to never win a title, with one loss in his career.

    However boxrec claims no losses
    https://boxrec.com/en/proboxer/36384

    Was he 70-1-5
    or
    70-0-5
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    Quote Originally Posted by SlimTrae View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Spicoli View Post
    Ok this is admittingly an old stand by ...the only fighter with a prosthetic leg to fight for a major world title

    Name 4 boxers who won straps in 4 different divisions.....not named Hearns-Leonard-Mayweather-Duran-Jones Jr-Manny or Oscar. Oh and Broner don't count either .
    The Flamboyant Jorge Arce- Light Fly up to Bantamn. This dude once came to the ring riding a stallion.


    The Flamboyant Mas Macho Man. Super Feather up to Welter


    Superman Roy Jones...damn you said no RJJ...hhmmm.....
    The humble, but bad hombre & Master Technician It only takes "Juan" Mexican Marquez to beat Pacman!!! Feather up to Jr. Welter

    & in the shadow of The Filipino Flash Pac is Nonito Donaire, either 5 or 6 divisions...BRB....

    ...Fly up to Feather!!
    Arce for sure, good vid, one who goes under the radar most often. Donaire too and I think Macho Camacho came up short at welter at the hand(s) of Trinidad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by palmerq View Post
    I'd also guess that the Mexican greats, Barrera, Marquez and morales, must have won in four weight classes or at least very close to it, I'd have to look it up though.
    Boom and boom on Marquez and Morales. Barrera off by one but always crazy to remember he turned pro at flyweight at 15 friggin years old!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spicoli View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by SlimTrae View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Spicoli View Post
    Ok this is admittingly an old stand by ...the only fighter with a prosthetic leg to fight for a major world title

    Name 4 boxers who won straps in 4 different divisions.....not named Hearns-Leonard-Mayweather-Duran-Jones Jr-Manny or Oscar. Oh and Broner don't count either .
    The Flamboyant Jorge Arce- Light Fly up to Bantamn. This dude once came to the ring riding a stallion.


    The Flamboyant Mas Macho Man. Super Feather up to Welter


    Superman Roy Jones...damn you said no RJJ...hhmmm.....
    The humble, but bad hombre & Master Technician It only takes "Juan" Mexican Marquez to beat Pacman!!! Feather up to Jr. Welter

    & in the shadow of The Filipino Flash Pac is Nonito Donaire, either 5 or 6 divisions...BRB....

    ...Fly up to Feather!!
    Arce for sure, good vid, one who goes under the radar most often. Donaire too and I think Macho Camacho came up short at welter at the hand(s) of Trinidad.
    Yeah, you're right. I don't know why I thought his 2nd fight with Duran was a title fight. Probably just remembered the announcer saying championship boxing, not for a championship.
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    Default Re: Boxing Trivia (What only Hardcore fans know)

    Quote Originally Posted by SlimTrae View Post
    Tyson isn't the only bite fighter.

    1980
    Nick Ortiz 21-6 vs Steve Delgado 13-3-1


    NABF super welterweight title
    Referee, called the bout at 1 minute of the 5th round; Ortiz had been warned about biting, but had continued to do so. The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Ortiz after getting DQ'd


    Ring magazine 1980 stated: Ortiz next fight was with a Milton Owens 26-1 in a clinch, Owen bit Ortiz. Ortiz bit him back- but the ref let the fight continue. The best biter won Milton Owens
    I was going back through time and I noticed your mention of biters and I thought I should add Ossie Ocasio(Jaws}. It was a fun catch and reminder there's always more fun on the realm. He also fought Larry Holmes but his teeth was kept in check that evening on Wide World of sports.
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