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Best jab in the UK?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by jmashyaka, Jan 8, 2017.



  1. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Paul Smith's Highlight Reel Full Member

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    Brook or Groves for me:pontiac:
     
  2. Twentyman

    Twentyman Active Member Full Member

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    Groves imo. Just to add to the other names, Crolla's jab is pretty effective.
     
  3. Grooveongreg

    Grooveongreg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Groves you could see this when he out jabbed froch who also has a great jab.

    It's ram rod
     
  4. im sparticus

    im sparticus Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If your talking power jab that has authority then groves is probably the best but as we all know theres a lot more intentions behind the jab than just power. Rigo is a good example here for an example of contrast, he hardly does anyhing with his jab except paw and distract but its very useful in his arsenal. Rigo aint british but carl frampton utilises his jab to good effect as well as groves
     
  5. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I would have to agree
     
  6. jmashyaka

    jmashyaka Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah I think it's more what do you prefer or would prefer to have if you were a fighter. I said Frampton coz he uses as a range finder and his timing with it is very good and Groves has that jab that pushes fighters head back and distracts them.
     
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  7. Gunboat

    Gunboat Member Full Member

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    Frampton's is the sharpest. Kell Brook's is freaky. Lee Selby and Amir Khan look terrific when they get their feet wet. Fury is good. McDonnell usually does some decent work with his too. Ricky Burns is the GOAT.
     
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  8. Mandibular Fortitude

    Mandibular Fortitude Active Member booted Full Member

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    He asked in the UK. So we don't have to strech to Ireland to include Frampton.
     
  9. lewis gassed

    lewis gassed Bum Squad Full Member

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    Then it's Patel or Uzzy Ahmed clearly.
     
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  10. Optimus Dime

    Optimus Dime Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    My version of the best jab is power in the single jab.. power in the double jab.. and pawing with the jab..


    Then a sideways uppercut.. and a vertical hook with the same hand..
     
  11. Optimus Dime

    Optimus Dime Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    Larry Holmes jab was stiff like Sonny's.. not the same breed as Ali..


    And Lennox had a more similar jab to Ali.. it's the angles including linear with the weaker hand..
     
  12. james5000

    james5000 2010's poster of the decade Full Member

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    I think Tyson Fury has the best, GG isn't on the same level. Fury's jab is freakish, speed, power and angles.

    Not to mention he can switch it up and go south paw effectively

    He is so long you can times it by 10
     
  13. Twentyman

    Twentyman Active Member Full Member

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    Northern Ireland is part of the UK.
     
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  14. thornpipe

    thornpipe Active Member Full Member

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    Groves makes a mess off your face with his jab, and wins hands down for me very very long reach and since he's joined Shane it's come on to another level along with his wide stance he could stop fighters with just his jab. Constantly out of range.
     
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  15. Optimus Dime

    Optimus Dime Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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