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Old 12-27-2011, 09:06 AM   #32
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Default Re: "Boxing Is More Technical"

Originally Posted by Popkins View Post
Actually, he's right. JC Chavez was an extremely skilled infighter, it's just that casual fans don't understand that infighting takes a high level of technical proficiency, they only think "slick" outboxers have high level skills, which is wrong. Roberto Duran was more skilled than Mayweather, though most casual fans and young people don't understand this.
duran was a very skilled boxer for sure and particularly good with that roll and counter that james toney uses. but he got hit alot more than mayweather and chavez took more punches in most fights than mayweather probably has in his entire career.
lets not get confused.. infighting is more to do with will than skill.
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