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Throwback Thursday: Gunboat Smith Outpoints Sam Langford

The names Sam Langford and Ed "Gunboat" Smith would be enough to pen an entire shelf-full of books. But while one is often considered one of the greatest fighters to ever smash his mitts into a pair of gloves, the other is largely lost to the wake and smoke trails of history. They fought twice, though, highlighting massive social issues of the time, and underlining what exactly...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Gunboat Smith Outpoints Sam Langford

The names Sam Langford and Ed "Gunboat" Smith would be enough to pen an entire shelf-full of books. But while one is often considered one of the greatest fighters to ever smash his mitts into a pair of gloves, the other is largely lost to the wake and smoke trails of history.    They fought twice, though, highlighting massive social issues of the time, and underlining what...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Sam Langford Dispatches Fireman Jim Flynn

The state of California enjoyed a passionate, on again, off again love affair with prizefighting, which was declared illegal, banned, re-allowed and compromised upon various times in every major Golden State city between 1900 and 1910.  When boxing's popularity would peak, many fights were contested over only a few rounds, and in some jurisdictions, decision verdicts weren't...
Via The Queensbury Rules
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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