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James Toney – Skills

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The Lesser Known Skills of Lights Out James Toney James Toney is one of the finest all round boxers we have seen in recent times – Toney was especially a master of the shoulder roll and fighting inside the pocket. His extreme skill using the shoulder roll meant he could sit in the pocket and […]

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Sugar Ray Robinson – The Inside Slip

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Over the weekend I uploaded on to YouTube a video on Sugar Ray Robinson and the inside slip. Now by chance later in the night when Alexander Povetkin fought Dillian Whyte, the heavyweight pulled off a stunning move to end the fight. The move was the inside slip followed by the lead uppercut which knocked […]

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Sugar Ray Leonard – The Up Jab

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When Sugar Met El Radar When Sugar Ray Leonard met the man with the Spidey Senses Wilfred Benitez in 1979 the two were both young but already great fighters. Benitez had made waves when he became the youngest world champion in history aged just 17 as he took the light welterweight crown and now still […]

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Earnie Shavers and the Right Hand Feint

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What comes to mind when you hear the name Earnie Shavers? Undoubtedly it will be his punching power and no surprises when I listed him in my article of hardest punchers in history. Infact I don’t believe there ever was a harder puncher than Shavers. It usually comes down to between Shavers and George Foreman […]

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Sugar Ray Robinson – Setting up the Right Hand

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Sugar Ray Robinson was known for a lot of things in the boxing world, Robinson was an all round complete boxer who had every skill and trick in the book both offensively and defensively. Robinson really did not have any weaknesses in his game so it’s no surprise many are of the opinion he was […]

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Archie Moore – 1940

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When the Old Mongoose was the Young Mongoose! Archie Moore is without doubt one of the finest boxers the sport has ever seen. Moore fought across a range of weight classes that spanned over four decades in the sport. A veteran of over 200 fights he is the only man to have fought heavyweight greats […]

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Pernell Whitaker and the Jab

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How Pernell Whitaker Utilised the Jab So yesterday was one year since the passing of Sweet Pea Pernell Whitaker, one of the greatest boxers of all time and unquestionably one of the very best in my lifetime since I have been following boxing. I have made four short videos on Whitaker and its ironic that […]

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Ezzard Charles – Smother and Shoot

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Countering the Jab Ezzard Charles was one of the greatest we have ever seen step foot in the ring, earlier in the week on the 7th July it was the birth anniversary of Charles and he is someone I have written about previously in numerous other articles. In this article I will have a look […]

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Hardest Punchers in Boxing History – Ten More of the Best

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Boxings Best Punchers It’s been a couple of years since I wrote part I of the Hardest Punchers in Boxing History – Twelve of the Best so finally I decided to delve into the history books and look at ten more ferocious punchers who could have rightly been included in my first list. I will […]

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Old School Boxing – The Pin

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The Forearm Pin There is always the question of the Old School vs the New School, each generation believes they are better and more advanced than the one that came before them. In many sports this may be true and in many sports it is true up to a certain point – such as Boxing. […]

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