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Old 10-30-2011, 04:39 PM   #32
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Default Re: Has a world level fighter ever gone into a fight thinking they'd lose?

Originally Posted by Addie View Post
Duran looked in good shape and was fighting on almost even terms with Ray before he quit. I think Duran's troubles ahead of the fight are overstated, and he almost certainly felt he was going to beat Ray for a second time. In my opinion, at least.
I totally agree that he wasnt getting school by Ray as some make it out. But he didnt train (said so in his book anyway), and had to lose a huge amount of weight in the days leading up to it.

I'm probably being a little unfair. Duran is my favourite fighter of all time, but i dont think he fancied it that night
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