Best Boxers by State

Big Red One

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I count 19 white boxers

Colorado-Jack Dempsey
Connecticut- Willie Pep
Delaware-Dave Tiberi
Idaho-Kenny Keane
Illinois-Packey McFarland
Indiana-Tony Zale
Kansas-Jess Willard
Lousiana- Tony Canzoneri
Maine-Joey Gamache
Michigan-Stanley Ketchel
Minnesota-Tommy Gibbons
Ohio-Jim Jeffries
Oregon-Denny Moyer
New Hampshire-Jason LeHoullier
Pennsylvania-Harry Greb
Rhode Island-Vinny Pazienza
Utah-Gene Fullmer
Vermont-Young Firpo
Washington-Freddie Steele
 

Bucky

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Pretty cool list. Maybe Plant has a shot at Tennessee someday?
 

jacknyc

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Rocky Marciano didn't make the list???
Who, from Massachusetts, was better than him?
 

white is right

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Rocky Marciano didn't make the list???
Who, from Massachusetts, was better than him?
According to the author it's Sandy Saddler admittedly an all time great but he doesn't have the legendary image of the Rock. Also Carl Olsen was generally regarded as White he did have some Native Hawaiian ancestry though.
 

white is right

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For New York births Benny Leonard is a good choice but I'll take Gene Tunney over him.
I would take an undisputed heavyweight champion over any other champion except for possible elite all time great champions Leonard falls into this category. I think Crawford would need a signature win at welterweight to fall into this category.
 
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