Category Archives for Boxing

Mike Tyson – Closing the Gap

Mike Tyson Closing the Gap

Mike Tyson is a name I am sure we all recognise, the heavyweight exploded on to the scene in the mid 1980’s and would go on to become one of the giants of the sport of boxing. Tyson was a lot of things, exciting, intimidating, fast, quick and powerful it is little wonder he rivals […]

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Joe Frazier – Closing the Gap

Joe Frazier closing the gap

Joe Frazier was one of the heavyweight greats, fighting in arguably the toughest decade of heavyweight history, he became world champion – beating legends such as Muhammad Ali as they became involved in what was boxings most famous trilogy. Now Frazier was considered a small heavyweight in that he was only 5’11 which is short […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jr and the Right Hand

Floyd Mayweather Jr

When it comes to Floyd Mayweather Jr a lot of things come to mind…you would probably first think of his excellent defence, Mayweather was such a master of the shoulder roll he could well be its finest exponent in boxing history. Perhaps you think of his millions and his show of wealth, he is after […]

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Guillermo Rigondeaux – Lead Hand Master

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Guillermo Rigondeaux never has quite received the credit a man of his skills deserve. The little Cuban has outlandish skills to rival a man who does receive the plaudits and like Rigondeaux was a double Olympic gold winner, Vasyl Lomachenko. Who really knows why this is the case, it could be promoter and managerial issues, […]

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Thomas Hearns and the Stiff arm

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Recently I wrote an article about Tyson Fury and the Kronk Gym influence. Fury, who became heavyweight champion of the world again when he defeated Deontay Wilder 10 days ago, went back to the Kronk Gym to train with the nephew of Manny Steward for this fight. One of the methods I outlined in the […]

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Eddie Futch and How to Counter the Right Hand

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Eddie Futch was considered one of the greatest boxing trainers we have ever seen, many would say he was the best ever and I would certainly have him in my top bracket and wouldn’t argue with anyone who said he was the best ever. As a sparring partner to the heavyweight great Joe Louis, Futch […]

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Tyson Fury and the Kronk Gym Influence – 3 Manny Steward Techniques

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What a great weekend of boxing we witnessed when Tyson Fury put on an absolute masterclass to outbox Deontay Wilder and become the WBC and Ring Heavyweight champion. Now I am not going to post a review of the fight, mainly as it was such a one sided bout but what I will discuss is […]

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Roy Jones Jr – Setting up the Hook

setting up the hook

When it comes to throwing the left hook, there were few better than RJJ. Roy Jones Jr was so good at throwing the hook that one of his nicknames was Captain Hook. The video below looks at one of the ways Roy Jones Jr went about setting up the hook. This is a fairly common […]

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Roberto Duran – Turning Heads

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This article comes with a disclaimer – don’t try this at home! Which really means don’t try this at all and especially not without an experienced guide in the gym, whether that is your boxing partner or your boxing coach. The video below demonstrates a skill top end fighters do possess, in this case the […]

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Muhammad Ali – The Cross Counter

cross counter

When it comes to boxing, speed kills and when it comes to the heavyweights, there was no one with more speed than Muhammad Ali. Ali of course was known for his fast hands and quick feet and this enabled him to do a number of things by taking advantage of his speed, such as getting […]

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