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Thread #133556   Message #3031658
Posted By: Arthur_itus
14-Nov-10 - 05:53 AM
Thread Name: BS: Heavyweight boxing champions
Subject: BS: Heavyweight boxing champions
Lost track a bit of wha't going on with the heavyweight boxing champions.

David Haye retained his WBA title last night.

However, I got to thinking

When was the last white British/American heavyweight boxing Champion?

I for the life of me cannot think who that might have been.

So I got to thinking

Why are black British/American's so dominant in the heavyweight section?

The nearest white boxer, I can think of that almost won the title, is Henry Cooper when he knocked Cassius Clay out and only the bell saved Clay. Clay went on to pummel Cooper until they stopped the fight because of Cooper's cuts.