We Forget who GGG's Toughest Opponent Was

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by JacK Rauber, Jul 8, 2024.

  1. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    Very impressive for a puncher. I still prefer older G though, who developed a more matured style.
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  2. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    GGG had the flu and was living in an airport for this fight
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  3. JacK Rauber

    JacK Rauber Try not to offend, try harder not to be offended Full Member

    Oct 20, 2013
    Yeah, I remember Ouma as he hit the scene. I liked him. He was very tough and persistent. I had forgotten how tough this fight was for Golovkin. You could tell that there were times when Golovkin was very uncomfortable and appeared to be in some trouble.
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  4. m.s.

    m.s. Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 2, 2010
    It was that southpaw inside fighting style, GGG just got sucked into it. Ouma had alot of traps, which explains why Taylor didn't want to lay inside and trade with this trickster.
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  5. m.s.

    m.s. Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 2, 2010
    I think he was already getting pretty smooth with the Sanchez destruct and destroy style at this point, but maybe he was jetlagged, lack of sleep, everything going wrong and he just wanted to go out and blast this guy out, technique be da****, but he just wouldn't go. I'm sure Ouma was far trickier and durable than GGG expected.