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Carmen Basilio

The Greatest Fights Of All-Time (45-41)

45. Bruce Curry Vs Monroe Brooks April 7, 1978 Los Angeles, CA Venue: Olympic Auditorium Bruce Curry and Monroe Brooks were best friends turned bitter enemies. They were once roommates. Not a single soul close to Curry or Brooks would reveal the nature of their feud. On April 7, 1978 they stepped into the ring…

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The Greatest Fights Of All-Time (50-46)

50. Gene Fullmer Vs Carmen Basilio I August 28, 1959 San Francisco, CA Venue: Cow Palace Going into this fight, boxing fans were salivating at the potential fireworks this matchup would bring. Fullmer and Basilio were both aggressive fighters with tremendous chins and stamina. They were both former undisputed Middleweight Champions, and both had won…

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