Originally Posted by Erratic Behavior
I don't know about Holyfield and De La Hoya being named. Part of having a good boxing mind is knowing when to do certain things and when not to. Too often for Holyfield, the time to brawl was "right now". Cost him against Bowe and nearly against Cooper. De La Hoya's made too many tactical errors for me to put him up there.
Guys like PBF and Hopkins stand out among recent years.
Agreed. Hopkins I'd consider one of the best of all-time if not for the fights against Taylor. Still...he doesn't get by on his physique nowadays.