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Old 08-17-2012, 10:20 PM   #69
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Default Re: Floyd or Duran - Most skilled?

Originally Posted by ThaWiseJester View Post
True other than great offensive fighter,what more specifically does he have better skills than Floyd at... Real comments I already see phony answers like "going to jail" etc. but I would like a real opinion and not jargon..
In their minds Duran is amazingly skilled and it can't be contested. I've seen plenty of his fights and I've never been as impressed as these guys pretend to be. I can point to him being outboxed by the likes of Leonard and Benitez, I can point out to him being stretched out in the middle of the ring against Hearns after not being able to avoid his punches or find an adequate gameplan against The Hitman and I can even point out to him moving way up in weight and going life and death against Iran Barkley, but I won't do that. Just watch the video that someone posted in this thread and see if you can see what's so spectacular about Duran's skills. I just don't see it.
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