Originally Posted by zoo
Alot of it was a lack of discipline. It's pretty well known that Gatti partied more than he trained back in the day, so he would just go into the ring the day of the fight and use his stregth and power to try for the KO. Your skills don't need to be that sharp when you have a great chin and one punch KO power.
The combination of his partying, stuggling to make weight, and the wars he fought all resulted in a deterioration of his overall skills.
Seemed like a really naturally talented fighter.