Greatest Lightweights In Boxing History: Benny Leonard

Benny Leonard

(Original Caption) Ready for the Hardest Comeback Fight. Pompton Lakes, N.J.: Here’s Benny Leonard, once the greatest of lightweight kings, as he appears at present in training for his fight with Jimmy McLarnin. It will be the hardest bout on his comeback program. He’s a bit balder, slower now, but still just as cagey a ring generalissimo as he was in the old days. This is how Benny says he will look to McLarnin.

Robert Silva is back with his list of the greatest boxers ever per division. This time, he catches us up on Benny Leonard.

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