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Old 09-04-2007, 12:17 PM   #21
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Default Re: A jack of all trades and master of most of them

Originally Posted by Manassa
Jimmy Carter is the best example I can think of. I don't agree with picks like Ray Robinson or Roberto Duran - they don't strike me as Jacks of all trades - far too talented, far too good in certain areas. Jimmy Carter wasn't spectacular in any field; he was just very good fundamentally and solid all-round, and that's what made him such a good fighter.
Duran could certainly do it all, what could he not do? Speed, Power, Defense, Countering, Footwork, Pressure, Front Foot, Back Foot, Box. He could do it all.
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