Best footwork ever my ass

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Xplosive, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. Pakkuman

    Pakkuman I'm not hot. I'm just BIG. banned Full Member

    Jun 26, 2019
    You mean Pacquiao has been fighting at welterweight for 10 years now.
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  2. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 31, 2018
    A lot of the tricks what he did made him look so good and untouchable when in reality those tricks could be taken away easily by a top fighter and Lomachenko has to fight without those tricks, it only works against a beaten fighter who is in his shell, he is still good without those tricks, but he doesn’t look so untouchable, even in the Campbell fight he wasn’t able to get off his flashy moves because Campbell was trying to win and wasn’t tooking up, if you use your feet and don’t let Loma into range to get off his flashy combos and angles, he can be beat on top of that, push him back as we seen against Lopez
    Lopez had fast hand, fast feet, power and size and he was using all of that and not just that, he was putting it all together he was forcing Loma on the back foot and when Loma would throw, he would take a step back
    Most importantly, he wasn’t intimidated by Lomachenko’s reputation as many of the previous were and he managed to put everything together on the night
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  3. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

    Apr 17, 2011
    How can you say that he is not a welterweight? :lol:
  4. GK BOX

    GK BOX Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Nov 23, 2015
    Little Loma still managed to give Lopez a beating in the 3 rounds he did work.
  5. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

    Apr 3, 2012
    He took Ukranian dance lessons, man.
  6. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

    Apr 3, 2012
    It absolutely let him down. He failed to engage because he wasn't able to get Teo out of position or step in close without taking punches. He literally gave the fight away because of this.
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  7. Komaster

    Komaster He/Him Full Member

    Sep 20, 2010
    Lopez did well to render the Loma footwork less effective. He was quick on his feet and swiveling well to keep him in front of him, all the while throwing correct shots to keep Loma away. Good gameplan
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  8. Sugar 88

    Sugar 88 Anyone sick of big golf silencing conservatives? Full Member

    Feb 4, 2012
    BS. He was able to get to positions to land - but he was too tentative to let his hands go. Handspeed and punch selection cost him the fight. His footwork was fine but Loma haters are pretending it's part of the problem because they want to denigrate the most vaunted part of his skillset.
  9. Reppin501

    Reppin501 The People's Champ Full Member

    Apr 26, 2010
    Loma’s lack of footwork and using his angles was the most disappointing aspect of his performance to me. I guess Lopez deserves credit for that, but Loma didn’t seem to have the magic feet we had become accustomed to.
  10. Enigmadanks

    Enigmadanks Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    That was the real surprise last night. He kept pivoting everytime Lomachenko tried to use angles and it allowed Lopez to stay in front of him. He also put in really good body work early on, especially that straight right to the mid-section.

    Lopez fought well beyond his years last night, weathered Loma's storm later on in the match and sealed the deal with beating Loma in the 12th round.
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  11. Dance84

    Dance84 Unicorn and seastar land Full Member

    Oct 11, 2017
    loma fanboys were saying loma was gonna use his footwork and angles to get in get teo stopped . It was overrated
  12. Jackomano

    Jackomano Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 22, 2014
  13. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    He's been at welter mostly due to the money. He really could have been at 140 for a long time (or lower, at least for some time) . It was a more ideal weight for him.
  14. kriszhao

    kriszhao Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 8, 2008
    Or you know fighting two weight classes above your natural weight against a guy who will alao end up being a 147lber the next few years. The often cited quote fits perfectly, " a good big beats a great small"
  15. Pakkuman

    Pakkuman I'm not hot. I'm just BIG. banned Full Member

    Jun 26, 2019
    Just because Pacquiao fights at and has been fighting at welterweight doesn't actually make him a welterweight.