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Old 02-17-2013, 02:23 AM   #22
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Default Re: unusual feint by Rigondeaux

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Originally Posted by bald_head_slick View Post
That isn't a feint. It is something done in the ring, but not a feint. The only reason a feint works is because it is a motion that the other fighter thinks will reasonably lead to a punch. Only time some crap like that will work or be used is when the fighter doing it feels 100% safe. Unless you are "That Dude", it is stupid to study this as a tactic. If you ask? You aren't "That Dude".

Honestly, Rigo hasn't fought anyone of merit. That guy looked like he wasn't even a local gym champ. That isn't a knock on Rigo's merit, but that BS wouldn't/shouldn't trouble any top level fighter with top level speed, reflexes, instinct, etc...
Rigo and Gamboa do it to every fighter they face. I wouldn't call it a feint either. But a feint can work against anybody.
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