Fighters with the best work rate in boxing history?

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  1. bluebird

    bluebird Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Well?

    I'll start.. Calzaghe, Margarito, P.Williams.
     
  2. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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    Loma throws more jabs than Calzaghe, Margo or Williams did, he applies constant pressure like Pryor did. Armstrong`s work-rate was insane.
     
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    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

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  5. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

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    Tyson Fury can hold an intense pace throughout a fight & always dig deep late which is where he excels unlike pretty much all the other heavyweights who are blown out by round 6 with any pressure put on them.

    He might be massive but he's built for stamina

    Marcos Maidana for a power puncher had an extremely high work rate. He could average 800-1000 punches over 12 rounds. I think Floyd overlooked this aspect of Maidana's game although he did run out of steam later against Floyd.

    Younger Pacquiao

    Errol Spence seems to be relentless. Brook couldn't handle the pace Spence was setting late fight.
     
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    Fat_asian Member Full Member

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    Juan diaz, sucra ray oliviera
     
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  7. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Manny, Paul Williams, Usyk, Calzaghe, Holyield, GGG.
     
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  8. caligula4

    caligula4 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Pretty much all of the minimumweights ever :tongue:
     
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    AwardedSteak863 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Armstrong, Pryor, Kassim Ouma, Wayne Mccollough, Jeff Fenech , Calzaghe, Lamotta, Jirov, L. Spinks all come to mind.
     
  10. Henry Hank

    Henry Hank Mexicans Run Houston Full Member

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    Armstrong
    Zack Padilla
    Vince Phillips
    Ray Oliveira
    Troy Dorsey
    McCullough
    Lamotta
    Fenech
    Pryor
    Calzaghe
    Gaspar Ortega
    Margarito
    Paul Williams
    Myung Yuh Woo
    Kassim Ouma
    Frank Fletcher
    Orlando Salido
    Giovanni Segura
    Victor Rabanales
    Roman Gonzalez
    Juan Diaz
    Leo Dorin
    Jesus Soto Karass
    Kamegai
    Leo Santa Cruz
    Ryoichi Taguchi
    Omar Figueroa
    Brandon Figueroa
    Francisco Rodriguez Jr
    Jose Ramirez
    Fighting Harada
    Josh Warrington
    Katsunari Takayama
    Mayar Monshipour
    Bobby Chacon
    Takanori Hatakeyama
     
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  11. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Ridin' the rails Full Member

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    Great mention. This guy was a complete badass in my book. He played baseball as a teen, but saw a Tatsuyoshi match on TV randomly, and suddenly decided to become a boxer. At 17, he basically said, '**** school, Tokyo here I come!', and moved. Had no amateur fights, went straight pro and then became a champ and had some great fights, especially against Sakamoto.
     
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  12. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Bit of a Gobshite Full Member

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    Leon Spinks and Clifford Etienne are right up there at HW.
     
  13. MidniteProwler

    MidniteProwler Fab 4 Full Member

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    Loma's pressure is underrated because he does everything else so well. When his man is tired that is when he cranks it up he does it in bursts and breaks guys down mentally.
     
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  14. Pakkuman

    Pakkuman Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Lomachenko's jab is not really an active offensive weapon. It's primarily used as a rangefinder and distraction tool. There's almost no power behind it, so it's easy to keep flicking it out. I wouldn't call it work rate in the traditional sense.
     
  15. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    Duran not mentioned? Ummm
     
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