Rocky Marciano vs Andre Ward

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  1. InMemoryofJakeLamotta

    InMemoryofJakeLamotta Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    To be fair, Walcott didn't have many of the amenities that modern fighters have like regular meals.
     
  2. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Rocky exemplified picture perfect fight etiquette.
     
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  3. Seamus

    Seamus Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Funny... Walcott had an amazingly consistent weight considering his very long, journeyman career.
     
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  4. InMemoryofJakeLamotta

    InMemoryofJakeLamotta Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    You don't massively lose weight if you go a few days without eating, but it can sap your energy.
     
  5. Seamus

    Seamus Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    That is exactly how I used to cut weight. That and constant spitting.
     
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    J Jones Active Member Full Member

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    I also like the part about Ward not letting him fight at his usual pace. I’d love to hear how Ward slows down an all out assault of non-stop punches, especially with less than top-shelf punching power. I assume they might say Ward will tie him up. However, I think that plays right into Marciano’s heavy hands...even if he succeeds the first few times, something tells me he pays a hell of a price to initiate those clinches.
     
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  7. reznick

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    Let’s be real here, Marciano runs him over.
     
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    Particularly for one who it is claimed was half starved!