Originally Posted by TheGreatA
I thought combination punching was one of his better assets, perhaps not at the end of his career though. He would counter opponents with pin-point accurate combinations which is always a difficult feat to pull off. His jab was always there to make his opponents think as he made his way closer and against pressure fighters of similar size it served its purpose to keep them at bay.
Leonard was more talented but Napoles was more skilled in my estimation. He was not a young, superbly talented 5'10 welterweight with explosive speed, yet he did rather well at 147.
A video I made of him:
GreatA...that was a GREAT tribute vid. Can't say enough about Mantequilla...