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Old 01-20-2013, 05:02 PM   #4
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Default Re: Angriest You've Seen a Fighter in the Ring

Originally Posted by orriray59 View Post
You very rarely (if ever) see a genuinely enraged fighter at the top level. Duran was focused and intent on beating SRL, but to pull off such a virtuoso performance against a primed, talented champion like Leonard one must be entirely calm.
Yes, one of the keys to being a really great fighter is to have control over emotion or at least have a very good poker face.

The only instance I can think of that occured at the highest level was Mayweather-Ortiz. Some can argue it was a sucker punch, but techincally by the rules it was clean because Joe Cortez continued the fight.
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