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Old 11-26-2012, 08:25 PM   #13
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Default Re: "Drowning" style?

Originally Posted by McGrain View Post
Juan Manuel Marquez and Joe Louis are fine examples. I call it counter-pressure style, but it seems to be basically the same thing.
Jack Blackburn had a similar term for Louis' version of it, describing him as a coutner attacking fighter. Counter attacking, as in in offence as opposed to just counter-punching (although this usually is how each counter-attack begins). Semantics is not conducive to boxing though, but Blackburn's idea for Louis fits this 'drowning' mould well.
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