Originally Posted by Leonit
thanks he looked good indeed. A bit tired by the 3rd??
To me it just seemed like he was taking breaks and working on fighting at a distance. Though the pace in the first rounds was pretty intense.
There were flashes in that last fight of how to beat Salido; jump in with flurries to momentarily back him up and change the angle constantly. But that defines Gamboa's style, and even he had to tough it out. Just finished re-watching that fight, competitive through all 12 rounds.
Salido's left to the body seems a mile long.
It's also interesting that no matter where he is in the ring, Salido seems so huge and imposing to me. He controls the center of a ring effortlessly. Just a few steps following you along the perimeter and he's back in his punching range like he never left.
Here's Dwyer's prediction: