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Old 10-17-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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Default Most skilled swarmer/pressure fighter?

Out of these HOF fighters that used the come forward, aggressive style who do you think was the most skilled, effective swarmer/pressure fighter H2H?

Jack Dempsey
Rocky Marciano
Mike Tyson
Joe Frazier
Dwight Muhammas Qawi
Roberto Duran
Julio Cesar Chavez
Aaron Pryor
Henry Armstrong
Jeff Fenech
Fighting Harada
Jung Koo Chang
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:51 PM   #2
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Dempsey.
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:57 PM   #3
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1.Duran
2.Chavez
3.Armstrong

Interchangeable imo.


That foking guy up there said Dempsey.
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Old 10-17-2013, 11:26 PM   #4
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Henry Armstrong and Dempsey.
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Old 10-17-2013, 11:37 PM   #5
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Default Re: Most skilled swarmer/pressure fighter?

My picks would be Qawi, Fenech and Harada. Fenech and Harada were a bit more versatile in that they could alter their style and box as well as swarm depending on the occasion and opponent, but when they did swarm their opponents I have never seen any other elite level fighter do so with as much ferocity as those two, not even Homicide Hank who fought at a more measured pace even with his high punch output.

Qawi due to his physical stature and short reach had no choice but to be a pressure/swarmer type of fighter his entire career, and of all the fighters you listed he is in my opinion the single most effective fighter using that style of fighting that I have seen. Combined with his very accurate and punishing jab with he used to great effect to set up his offense and with his overall excellent punch selection he was definitely a force to be reckoned with at his best and even when he was slightly past it.
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Old 10-17-2013, 11:40 PM   #6
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Duran could definitely swarm especially during his run at Lightweight but later evolved into more of a boxer puncher later on
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Old 10-17-2013, 11:44 PM   #7
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Top 5 in no order Tyson, Dempsey, Qawi, Armstrong and Duran
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Old 10-17-2013, 11:51 PM   #8
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Some more swarmers that warrant mention:

Beau Jack
Dulio Loi
Carmen Basilio

All very very good at this style.
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Old 10-18-2013, 12:03 AM   #9
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Frazier
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Old 10-18-2013, 12:04 AM   #10
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Some more swarmers that warrant mention:

Beau Jack
Dulio Loi
Carmen Basilio

All very very good at this style.
I'm surprised no one else had mentioned Basilio or Jake Lamotta
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Old 10-18-2013, 12:44 AM   #11
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Greb, chang, Camacho.
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Old 10-18-2013, 12:55 AM   #12
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Chang was a poor man's Lo Pan.
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:04 AM   #13
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Duran

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Old 10-18-2013, 04:07 AM   #14
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Duran
Chavez
Frazier
Tyson
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:13 AM   #15
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Chang was a poor man's Lo Pan.
Lo Pan was a rich mans Egg Shen
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