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Old 01-17-2013, 08:58 PM   #32
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Default Re: Fighters you disliked but now admire

Originally Posted by Bogotazo View Post
Khan. Still pisses me off from time to time but I became something of a fan post-Maidana.

Used to think Manny was an unthinking brawler until I started noticing the little tricks he does and respected him more.

Used to dislike Floyd until I examined his entire body of work.

Used to dislike Ward for butting Kessler and seemingly damaging him, but now he's one of my favorite fighters to watch, and I respect him as a man.

Froch wasn't someone I disliked, but he grew on me a bit more.
Originally Posted by Firestarter View Post
Calzaghe, Amir Khan (the Maidana fight turned me over), Floyd.
I was willing to give Khan another shot after the Maidana fight...he blew it permanently with the Peterson fight. He was disgraceful that night and even more disgraceful after it with all of his excuses and accusations.
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