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Old 11-19-2012, 08:33 AM   #12
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Default Re: Are Bute's speed overrated?

Originally Posted by DrMo View Post
Bute likes to plant his feet in a fairly wide stance & his primary means of defence is upperbody/head movement. He's good at slipping single shots but doesnt have the reflexes to avoid combinations & sustained attacks.

Froch was able to land so often because after he stepped in with his left foot Bute didnt readjust & ended up squared up. By not using much lateral movement Bute spent a lot of the fight going straight backwards & onto the ropes.
Interesting read. Thanks.
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