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Old 11-27-2009, 03:39 AM   #40
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Default Re: Marvin Hagler vs Jake LaMotta at Middleweight

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Originally Posted by mike_bngs View Post
Hagler would box rings round LaMotta, although LaMotta would always be in there with a chance with his chin and punching power. Hagler wouldn't bring anything that Lamotta hadnt already seen in Robinson. So probably a UD for Hagler if he chose to box Lamotta and not engage him in a *******.
30 KOs in 106 fights certainly show the tremendous punching power of LaMotta. He was certainly a heavy handed fighter but no puncher. Nobody ever boxed rings around LaMotta, and he fought better pure boxers than Hagler is.
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