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Old 10-10-2012, 03:15 AM   #20
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Default Re: Is there an argument that the great boxers from the past...

Originally Posted by AnthonyW View Post
...who fought as regularly as 2-3, or even 4 times a month never quite reached a 'peak', or even their 'potential', given the amount of preparation that goes in to a training camp nowadays?

Training camps nowadays cover everything from fitness, to studying the opponents strengths and weaknesses, to gameplans, etc...and can regularly take place over 6-8 or more weeks (for the top boxers, anyway).

Or, is the fact that they fought so regularly what made them so great and capable of reaching such 'peaks' and 'potential'?
Well fighting often is good and bad, it destroys you, but it also makes you better if it is the right matchup
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