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Old 09-27-2009, 11:49 AM   #22
Stonehands89
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Default Re: Ranking the Greats: your assistance please

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Originally Posted by JohnThomas1 View Post
Good to see ya!

Where would these possibly fit in

Ability to get up for and perform at one's greatest for the biggest fights - SRL being an excellent example.

Ability to use (And resist, i guess) external sources and psychological warfare in order to put an opponent off his game - Ali and SRL anybody? There are fighters that could put people off (Ali, SRL), and fighters that could be put off (Hagler etc)

Perhaps i bark up the wrong tree, a few beers under the belt and just trying to brainstorm.
Glad to see you and thanks for posting.

Great points. I'd say that "Ability to get up for and perform at one's greatest for the biggest fights" is threaded underneath a few categories. The psychological edge thing, and I'm thinking of Robinson drinking blood in the presence of Lamotta would be under RG.
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