Originally Posted by Sister Sledge
Well, his boxing skills were never great, but they are better now than they ever were. His strengths are heart and determination. He will always lose to a slickster like Ward, but that doesn't mean he's not an elite fighter. I think he would do better against Dirrell now, and he'd also beat Kessler.
You don't win two ABA titles and a bronze medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships without having very good boxing skills.