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Sugar Ray Robinson – Control

Sugar Ray Robinson

The greatest boxer of all time was known for a lot of things, his combination punching, his speed, his footwork, the ability to knock a man out with either hand and even knock an opponent out going backwards, but in this video I’ll have a look at a more crafty skill of Robinson and that […]

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Muhammad Ali – In Control

Muhammad Ali In Control

Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman The Rumble in the Jungle was arguably the most famous fight in boxing history. Muhammad Ali looked to reclaim his Heavyweight title against a man who was almost considered invincible and had been destroying his past opponents – so much so that some people even believed Ali’s life was at […]

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James ‘Buster’ Douglas – Beating the Peek-A-Boo

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How to Beat the Peek A Boo When James ‘Buster’ Douglas did the impossible and beat Mike Tyson, it was a shock that is still considered by many as the biggest upset in sporting history. Mike Tyson was Iron Mike, The Baddest Man on the Planet – the undefeated heavyweight champion who was brushing aside […]

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Michael Spinks – Defending the Counter

Michael Spinks

It’s a shame most only people Michael Spinks as the guy who was bombed out in a round at the hands of Iron Mike Tyson. The reality is though that Spinks was one of the greatest light heavyweight boxers in history and moved up to heavyweight to beat one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of […]

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Montell Griffin – Right Hand Man

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Montell ‘Ice’ Griffin was a Light Heavyweight Champion in the late 1990’s and is someone who is often overlooked in that era and not given enough credit. Griffin gave a lot of problems to two of the best boxers of the time – Roy Jones Jr(whom Griffin actually beat to inflict the first loss of […]

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How to Fight a Swarmer – Lionel Rose

Lionel Rose

Lionel Rose vs Fighting Harada Lionel Rose is one of the greatest boxers to come out of  Australia. The first indigenous to win a world title when he became bantamweight champion in 1968 against the great Fighting Harada, the video below will demonstrate how Rose handled the style of Harada. Harada was more of a […]

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Old School Boxing – Tim Witherspoon

Tim Witherspoon

Growing up in the 1980’s, Tim Witherspoon was one of the more well known heavyweight boxers. Of course there was Mike Tyson, but being in the UK we knew all about how good Witherspoon was because he beat the guy we all loved in the UK – Frank Bruno… Tim Witherspoon was a two time […]

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Deception by Sugar Ray

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All Warfare is based on Deception These were the famous words uttered by Sun Tzu and it is true for the sport of boxing as well. The better you become, the better the level of your opponent. This means you need to delve deeper into your bag of skills and tricks to be effective. Deception […]

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Thomas Hearns – The Slip and Counter

the slip and counter

More Skills from the Hitman Thomas Hearns was one quarter of the four kings and one of the most exciting and biggest names in boxing. Especially so during the 80’s when the likes of Hearns, Hagler, Leonard and Duran were all fighting each other. Hearns may have been known more for his jab and knock […]

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Joe Calzaghe – Take Away

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How Calzaghe defended the left hook of Jeff Lacy In 2006 Joe Calzaghe fought Jeff Lacy – both were undefeated Super Middleweight champions. Calzaghe was the more established fighter who had already made double digit defences of his titles and whilst Lacy was also a champion and lesser experience, it was Lacy who was seen […]

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