Originally Posted by tezel8764
Armstrong is getting tagged way too often for my liking, De La Hoya throws the whole kitchen sink at Mayweather and still can't make significant contact.
...but succeeds in limiting Mayweather's own output, and by doing so made it a close and competitive fight. IMO, that fight provides more of an argument for Armstrong over Mayweather rather than vice versa.
Remember also that Barney Ross was a very skilled technician and counterpuncher, but could barely do anything with Armstrong.