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Old 07-31-2007, 01:48 PM   #57
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Default Re: Butter Bean Esch vs Tony Galento

Originally Posted by Amsterdam
But how does he get in position to land against a very tight, crisp big man like Wlad, who's immensely quicker and sharper with his punches, whom will be in position for a lead right hand immediatley and it will land on a guy who's ducking under with a lazy and no guard... it goes right over the lazy jab mate...

Then Louis is dropped, as Wlad hits very hard.

What next?
Louis's pawing and general "laziness" on his jab was nothing compared to Wlad, however. Even allowing for a "blinding" jab, it's still pretty bad:


His jab hand is extended too far, he often doesn't retract it rapidly enough, and paws with it extremely frequently. Yet, despite its incorrectness and unorthodoxy (and it IS incorrect), he somehow makes it work. The same applies to many "old time" fighters.
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