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Old 10-14-2012, 09:08 AM   #21
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Default Re: Guillermo Rigondeaux?

Originally Posted by Barrera View Post
he has an amazing amateur career and even though this is the pros from what i have seen he has the skills to be the big guy in his division. his style matches well against donaire as donaire seems to look amazing against pressure fighters or come forward fighters

where as rigo is a defensive counter puncher, the one thing that will let rigo down is his chin, it has been tested a few times im not sure how good or bad it is yet but it could be his downfall
Personally I think a bigger deal was made than should've in his last fight when he supposedly got "tagged". Steve Bunce once made a good point that in the same way cuban fighters often refuse to do staredowns they also show when they are hurt. Compared to most other countries where you try and hide how hurt you are it gives the impression alot of cuban fighters are chinny when it often isnt the case. That said after 300 odd fights regardless of headgear hes going to be suffering from wear and tear his resistance probably isn't great. If donaire can land some power shots I think he'd break rigo down.
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