More frustrating to watch: Rigondeaux or Lara?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Flo_Raiden, May 21, 2016.

  1. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 12, 2010
    Who do you think is the more frustrating fighter to watch, given their athletic gifts and technical abilities but their inability to be more aggressive and let their hands go?
    Both guys have have the same 'just do enough to win' mentality, which is really not helping them get more fans or earning the big money shots.

    I say Rigondeaux is more frustrating since he looks the more impressive of the 2. The real shame is that when he's on point he's a brilliant to watch but chooses to fight safety first. Lara's style in general is just a major eye sore that just isn't pretty to watch, although I do respect his skills.

    Do they really teach this kind of style in Cuban boxing school? They need to take notes from watching Jose Napoles.
  2. Magges

    Magges Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 27, 2008
    Lara is more frustrating. Rigondeaux is muuuuch more skilled. he outclasses guys, Lara barely edges average talented guys every single time. Imo the most overrated boxer on this board.
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  3. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Guy wants to name his ├žock 'macho' that's ok by me Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    I like watching both fine.
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  4. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Its like choosing between having pins driven under your toenails or into your testicles. Each provides a different type of pain, but equally excruciating....I assume.
  5. ElCyclon

    ElCyclon Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 2, 2012
    Lara by a mile. Rigo is boring as hell too but at least you can tell he's a level above his opponents Laran barely s****es by them.
  6. ElJaguar

    ElJaguar Member Full Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    Lara is on his bike so often because he's flat out weak on the inside. Rigo on the other hand is skilled all around but chooses to engage as little as possible even against opponents that he has the ability to shine against, so in that sense he's more frustrating because he's capable of more. However, Lara is the overhyped fighter because he gets a ton of praise for being skilled despite having a limited one dimensional style.
  7. fistsof steel

    fistsof steel Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 13, 2010
    Rigo fights are a cure for Insomnia.!!!
  8. dellboi94

    dellboi94 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 3, 2013
    I like wacthing Rigo, I don't like watching Lara. The only rigo fight I hated was his last fight.
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  9. panchman69

    panchman69 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 10, 2012
    Neither. Sometimes they stop punchimg cause the other guy is waiting to catch them with a wide hook. So the move around for the perfect moment. Their style is vulnerable for hooks. Thats why theyre so cautious
  10. MVC!

    MVC! The Best Ever Full Member

    Nov 5, 2013
    Miguel Vasquez is the worst.

    RIgo and lara are fine.
  11. RacingBeat

    RacingBeat Casual lives matter Full Member

    Sep 14, 2013
    Lara throws the same punch all night
  12. uranage

    uranage Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    I..I don't know.
  13. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood When I'm drinking you leave me well alone Full Member

    Aug 27, 2011
    rigo is good to watch.
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  14. Champagne Popping

    Champagne Popping The TRUTH is the TRUTH banned Full Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    Both are totally unwatchable
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  15. CathyBarry

    CathyBarry Active Member Full Member

    Jan 10, 2016