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The Top Ten
Middleweight Champions
of All Time

By Larry Carli

The middleweight boxing division has always been one of the most exciting divisions to watch.

Middleweight boxers blend the power of a heavyweight with the speed of a lightweight. Some of the greatest ring rivalries occurred in the middleweight division. Stanley Ketchel and Billy Papke engaged in four boxing classic matches after the turn of the century.

The greatest ring rivalry in the middleweight division was a three bout series between Tony Zale, and Rocky Graziano in the 1940’s.

This book will give you an up close and personal look at who the author feels were the ten greatest middleweight champions based upon the different criteria. At the conclusion, he tells you who was the greatest middleweight champion.

As an added bonus, he has included stories on six ring greats who never received a title shot.

Book printed in the US and the UK.

146 pages, 6" x 9"
ISBN: 978-1-61170-255-2-

Published by: Robertson Publishing (RP)

The Top Ten Middleweight Champions of All Time

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Nino Benvenuti - The Italian Playboy

Chapter 2: Tony Zale - The Man of Steel

Chapter 3: Marcel Cerdan - The Tiger of Casablanca

Chapter 4: Bob Fitzsimmons - Ruby Robert

Chapter 5: Marvin Hagler - Marvelous Marvin

Chapter 6: Harry Greb - The Pittsburgh Windmill

Chapter 7: Bernard Hopkins - The Executioner

Chapter 8: Stanley Ketchel - The Michigan Assassin

Chapter 9: Sugar Ray Robinson - Pound for Pound

Chapter 10: Carlos Monzon - Monzon the Magnificent

Chapter 11: Analysis of Rankings

Chapter 12: Les Darcy -The Australian Golden Boy

Chapter 13: Harry Wills - The Black Panther

Chapter 14: Charley Burley - The Uncrowned Champion

Chapter 15: Harry Matthews - The Kid

Chapter 16: Eduardo Lausse - The Argentine Strongman

Chapter 17: Laszlo Papp - Behind the Iron Curtain



About the Author

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Larry Carli
Larry Carli

Larry Carli, is a retired Sheriff Detective and District Attorney Criminal Investigator from Sacramento County, California. He has also published a book titled “The Illinois Thunderbolt”, the life story of boxer Billy Papke, and has written freelance boxing stories for Boxing Illustrated, Fight Beat, and the Ring magazines.

Larry a proud member of the International Boxing Research Organization, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, and the California Writers Club.

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