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Muhammad Ali – The Head Feint

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Muhammad Ali is the most famous boxer of all time, he is actually the most famous sportsman of all time too. Ali is mostly remembered for his fast hands and his fast mouth and his character was so large and his life so big that many people often overlook just how smart a boxer he […]

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George Benton – The Parry and Slip

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Tricks from the Master of the Philly Shell George Benton is someone I have written about numerous times on this site, of course he was also one of the fighters featured in my book Forgotten Legends of the Ring. Benton was a master of the Philly Shell style of fighting, hailing from Philadelphia, Benton was […]

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The Perfect Stance of Ezzard Charles

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When you walk into a boxing gym for the first time, the first thing you learn is how to stand in what will be your boxing stance. Now there are a number of different stances and you will learn whichever the coach prefers or whichever guard they were taught themselves. In this article and corresponding […]

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Top Ten Greatest Boxers of All Time

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My List of the Best Ever Boxers Well it is about time I made my own list of the top ten greatest boxers of all time so with it being New Year’s Eve I guess this is the perfect time to write the list to give it that new year’s special feel. It is always […]

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The Right Hand of Joe Louis

Joe Louis

Joe Louis is considered by many as one of the greatest boxers of all time, named by the Ring Magazine as the number one puncher in boxing history, Louis was also trained by quite possibly the greatest boxing trainer ever, Jack Blackburn. Blackburn, or Chappie as he was often called, was very studious in the […]

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Emile Griffith – The Slip and Step

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How to Fight Someone Taller Than You A question we have all asked ourselves is how do you fight someone taller than you? Emile Griffith was a terrific world champion who stood just under 5’7 tall. When Griffith was fighting as a Light Middleweight and Middleweight he was often going up against taller opponents so […]

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Roberto Duran – How to Counter the Jab

How to counter the jab Roberto Duran

In recent weeks we have seen a few fights which really highlighted the importance of the Jab. With a couple of those fights what was so obvious was the lack of ability to counter the jab. When the young heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois faced off against Joe Joyce, Dubois was really being hyped as the […]

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Julian Jackson – The Knockout

Julian Jackson

Little excites boxing fans more than the knockout. When it comes to the most exciting fighters of all time, usually you will see they are great punchers, fighters capable of ending a bout in any given moment. It’s no wonder that Mike Tyson is the most exciting boxer we have ever seen and a huge […]

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Lennox Lewis Peek-A-Boo

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This weekend two of Boxing’s biggest legends come out of retirement to do battle once more, the baddest man on the planet Mike Tyson and Captain Hook Roy Jones Jr. With that in mind I looked at some of their fights to see how their opponents had success against them – I have previously done […]

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George Benton vs The Left Hook

George Benton

How Does The Philly Shell Handle The Left Hook? George Benton was one of the fighters I featured in my book Forgotten Legends of the Ring, not only was Benton one of the top middleweights in the 1960’s, he would later become one of the best trainers of all time as he trained a number […]

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