Originally Posted by salsanchezfan
I remember the sage Gil Clancy giving examples as a color analyst for CBS from time to time of fighters whom, in his view, had improved by virtue of the fact they had won world titles. Can you think of any examples of this, or do you think it's more a case of these fighters simply being better than most (including Clancy) may have realized? Is it really possible to become a better fighter overnight that way? I know boxing is hugely psychological, but.......
there are so many fighters that lose their championship in their very first defense, I don't know what to think of this, it probably depends on the individual