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How to Counter the Right Cross by Mike McCallum

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Mike McCallum was a three weight world champion who boxed in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Heavily avoided, McCallum was known as the body snatcher for his penchant to target the body in his attacks. Featured in my book Forgotten Legends of the Ring, McCallum had a sharp boxing IQ and was certainly someone you’d call […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jr – Check Mate

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I have written in the past about not being predictable in your boxing, many times we see the really great boxers aren’t those who punch the hardest or punch the fastest, but think the quickest and make things hard for their opponent, whether that is mixing it up with how they throw certain punches or […]

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Arturo Gatti – Decoy

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The video in this article features Arturo Gatti, now Gatti is setting up the body shot but there is so much more we can learn from what he is doing. Firstly, yes Gatti sets up the shot to the body by hitting up top. A more basic example of this is touching up top with […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jr – The Knockdown

Floyd Mayweather Jr The Knockdown

Floyd Mayweather Jr in my opinion is the best boxer we have seen in the 21st century. Known now as ‘Money Mayweather’, there was much much more to his game than simply generating hundreds of millions of dollars fighting the biggest names in combat sports including Manny Pacquaio and Conor McGregor, after all to make […]

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Thomas Hearns – A Masterclass on the Feint

Thomas Hearns

Recently I have made a number of videos on the feint and how they were used by various fighters, for good reason too because feinting is such an essential art in boxing, I just cannot believe you can afford to box without proper use of the feint because the better the boxer you are going […]

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How to Fight Someone Bigger than you by Charley Burley

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Recently I put up a quick video on social media about Charley Burley. Now Burley was the first person I featured in my book Forgotten Legends of the Ring, Burley is often cited as the greatest boxer never to win a world title, not because he wasn’t good enough but because he was also the […]

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Boxing Feints by Muhammad Ali

Boxing Feints

How to use the feint by Muhammad Ali   Feinting is an extremely important art in boxing. The better you become as a boxer, the more important it is to learn boxing feints in order to open up your opponent. A skilled opponent would have been drilled in defending the basic punches and punch combinations, […]

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Punching with the Roll – Salvador Sanchez

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  Boxing Tricks – Punching with the Roll Salvador Sanchez might have gone on to become Mexico’s greatest ever boxer but sadly died in a car accident aged just 23. Not only was he headed for greatness in a land full of supreme fighters, he would have become an all time great boxer and one […]

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How to Defend the Double Jab by James Toney

how to defend the double jab

The Catch and Slip How to defend the double jab is not something I am commonly asked, which is almost a surprise because you would think the double jab is one of the attacks a boxer is most used to seeing and having to defend against. I have previously made a video on how to […]

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How to Counter the Right hand by Archie Moore

Archie Moore

Defending the Right Hand Archie Moore was one of the all time great boxers who would have his share of fans labelling him as the greatest light heavyweight boxer in history. He also holds the record of the most number of knockouts – over 130 to his name! So you know when you hear the […]

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