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Old 08-19-2012, 02:49 PM   #27
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Default Re: What fighters styles don't you like.

Originally Posted by BENNY BLANCO View Post
I can understand your opinion and completely get I don't like Foreman or Mayorga's styles like that either but your inclusion of not being too keen on Chavez and Trinidad styles is puzzling cause Trinidad pre 1998 or so was a boxer puncher type as well as Chavez.
Nah, Trinidad was never a boxer. He'd throw the odd jab to meaure up his power punches, but was always mainly a puncher. Chavez, I like his technique. And I suppose he could box a bit too. But again, at his best, a grind you down type who applied pressure.

Originally Posted by BENNY BLANCO View Post
As for Whitaker he wasn't a complete fighter in my view,great all time boxer but didn't have the ability to really switch it up and fight in close range unless it was against a soft touch like Harold Brazier.
He fought Chavez in close and got the better of him too. And while he was better at long range, he was very comfortable at close range. He was more of a matador, yes.
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