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Old 08-12-2007, 01:07 AM   #9
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Default Re: Which influences the choice of a fighter’s style more?

Originally Posted by Lex
It occurs to me now that Kronk revolutionized Tommy Hearn's style. When I saw him as an amateur I just didn't think he'd amount to much as a pro. He seemed awkward, didn't use his reach effectively and didn't appear to have any pop in his punches.

They say that punchers are born, not made, but Hearns may be the exception to the rule.
Intersting call there and i don't totally disagree. Maybe Hearn's always had it in him but when Steward taught him proper leverage opponents started dropping like flies.
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