Young Tyson vs. Old Tyson on the heavybag.

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Ortiz would have beat every fighter that went the distance with Mike during the 80`s, they probably didn`t look that great on the heavybag either.
     
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    Alphafighter Active Member blocked Full Member

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    Lol, reminds that aging and growing old sucks and is depressing.
     
  3. Oddone

    Oddone The Philosopher Full Member

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    Not trying to turn this into a “Where does Mike place” thread but I’ve always had him at tenth in my top ten heavyweights. In his prime Tyson gives anyone a hard night.
     
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    do you understand why he doesnt look that great?
     
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  5. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He isn`t really using the heavybag correctly which is down to his trainers but in the ring he looks real smart, he was beating Wildder and nearly finished him.
     
  6. bandeedo

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    i dont know how you add 2+2 and end up with 9.
     
  7. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    And with regards to professional athletes, boxers in particular, the aging process is uniquely different.
     
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  8. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    That and the progression of the sport/art. Often see people using chess and sprinting as analogies as to why the pros of today would destroy all of the old greats. This is true in a lot of instances but there are some styles and intangibles in the sweet science that are timeless and very resistant to the improvements the sport has made over the years.
     
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    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    So much for the "age is just a number" crowd.
     
  10. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I feel Ortiz`s fight IQ is higher than his trainer`s and is better than his technique on the heavybag, that is just one part of his game, just because you can`t punch a heavybag very well doesn`t mean you don`t have savvy,.
     
  11. mark ant

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    Every fighter hits the wall at some point though.