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Old 02-06-2012, 05:18 PM   #17 (permalink)
Kent Clements
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Brockport , New York
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Originally Posted by cj52racers View Post
Ketchel was one of the best fighters around at the turn of the century. He got hammered by Jack Johnson though. Johnson was beating everyone then (I believe he fought Ketchel in 1909). James Jeffries came out of retirement to fight Johnson and he was heavily favored (mostly because he was white and there was a lot of disdain for a black boxer holding the heavyweight belt). He too was beat badly by Johnson though. Incredible cards, congrats.
Ketchel was a great middleweight fighter.Fought Johnson for his heavyweight title.Only fighter to knock Johnson down !!

Great cards !!!
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