Great fighters who lacked speed & power

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  1. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Possibly , but when I think of speedy fighters I think of, Ali, Ray Leonard, so mainly on foot work, is that what we talking about ?
     
  2. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Did you miss the word great in the title?
     
  3. Amos-san

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  4. AwardedSteak863

    AwardedSteak863 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Gene Fullmer is another guy. He had a sub 40% knockout rate and really won most of his fights through attrition. He was a classic swarmer whose strength was his strength and stamina. Hand and foot speed was below average and power was accumulative.
     
  5. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Good mention.
     
  6. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He was a steam roller ...just the fact that Dick Tiger was able to back him up , is an impressive feat
     
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