Originally Posted by MAG1965
I agree, and to his credit, Mike did not take many clean punches in his career. The Curry punch or Jackson stands out and maybe when Jones fought him I think round 12 he was stunned, but I don't remember him being hurt much or hit clean. It is amazing. Great anticipation and economy defensively and offensively,and timing to pour it on exactly when he needed to.
Yep, to continue the love fest, I think this really shows the extent of his greatness. Even defensive greats like Benitez and Duran became quite hittable when their speed and legs left them, but McCallum was hard to hit clean even for great fighters all the way through.