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Old 01-22-2013, 06:11 PM   #27
john garfield
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Default Re: Why were many old time boxers so scrawny looking

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Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
They just plainly weren't yoked. Today's fighters are much more yoked...ergo much better. Just compare...

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/...78_468x286.jpg

http://www.ikeibeabuchi.com/images/ike3.jpg
Don't get the conclusion, S. Why does it make them better? Benny Leonard who was painfully thin -- without any muscles or yoke -- flattened most every muscled bad ass to face him.

What you look like in the mirror has nothing to do with how well you can fight.
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