Boxers with the most aesthetically pleasing fighting style

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  1. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    What are some of your favorite boxers that you think has a style that you could just watch all day?
    I normally prefer ones that have a clean style that is devoid of sloppy technique. I'll start:
    All-Time:
    Ricardo Lopez
    Alexis Arguello
    Alberto Davila
    Harold Johnson
    Mike McCallum
    Orlando Canizales
    Sumbu Kalambay
    Pernell Whitaker
    Miguel Canto
    Jose Napoles
    Yuri Arbachakov
    Donald Curry
     
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  2. Malcolm

    Malcolm Active Member Full Member

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    Tyson
    Duran
    Chavez
     
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  3. cleming

    cleming Active Member Full Member

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    I don't know much about Davila and Johnson but obviously you are a man of taste.
    I would add prime Toney and Whitaker, prime Michael Nunn, Larry Holmes, Christian Mijares, Johnny Tapia, Stevie Johnston, Oscar De La Hoya, Terry Norris ...
     
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  4. STB

    STB #noexcuses Full Member

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    I tend to prefer more athletic fighters with unorthdox styles of fighting

    RJJ
    Naz

    Those kinds of guys. Brings a bit more entertainment
     
  5. lewis gassed

    lewis gassed The Bronze Dosser Full Member

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    Provodnikov, GGG :D
     
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    treeve Active Member Full Member

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    bermane stiverne comes to battle everytime
     
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    seansanashee Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Terrible Terry Norris. Greatest Jr. Mw :bbb
     
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    Zimornsky King Fluid IV = CHEAT booted

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    Miguel Vazquez
    Carlos Molina
    Ishe Smith
     
  10. IntentionalButt

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    Active fighters not yet mentioned:

    Cristian Mijares
    Carlos Buitrago (though he is basically a clone/protégé of Choc - and both of them disciples of El Flaco Explosivo)
    Miguel Angel Garcia
    Grigory Drozd
    Kell Brook
    Jose Benavidez Jr.
    Erislandy Lara

    Disparate styles but with technique and efficiency as common thread.
     
  11. Cafe

    Cafe Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Aesthetically speaking, if in terms of how much I admire their boxing ability in a way that appeals to me rather than pure excitement, it's these guys:


    Currently:
    Kovalev, Mikey Garcia, Lomachenko, Rigondeaux, PBF, GGG.
    -All very fluid, versatile, skillful boxers.

    All time:
    Frazier, Robinson, Pep, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Hearns, Hagler, Whitaker, Duran, Tyson, Arguello, Benitez, Joe Louis.



    Sorry if I named too many.
     
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    mono Active Member Full Member

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    You sir, have great taste.
     
  13. Peppermint

    Peppermint Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Holyfield, Qawi, today-Tyson Marquez, Crawford
     
  14. rossco666

    rossco666 Guest

    Duran

    Napoles

    lots more
     
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    besty1985 Active Member Full Member

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    I prefer watching boxers that come to fight, rather than hand the initiative to their opponent and hope to counter. I can see the appeal of a slick fighter like Rigo or Lara but generally I like a bit more action and violence when I'm re-watching fights on youtube. Povetkin, GGG, Kovalev, Pac, Mike Perez, Froch, Beterbiev and Lomachenko are current favourites.
     


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