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Larry Holmes and the Jab

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The Greatest Jab of All Time? Happy Birthday to Larry Holmes who was born On this day in 1949 in Cuthbert, Georgia. Holmes is in my opinion one of the five greatest heavyweights we have ever seen, unfortunately being sandwiched amongst the two most famous boxers in history(Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson) means that he […]

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Paul Spadafora – Southpaw Style

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Tricks of the Pittsburgh Kid Back in the day Pittsburgh used to be a hot bed of Boxing talent – Harry Greb, Billy Conn, Fritzie Zivic, Charley Burley were all great fighters and adding to the list of hot talent was the Southpaw Lightweight champion Paul Spadafora. Spadafora worked with one of the greatest boxers […]

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Eddie Mustafa Muhammad – Breaking down an Opponent

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Taking Away the Legs Eddie Mustafa Muhammad fought in a period which can be defined as the greatest era of Light Heavyweight Boxing. Alongside Mustafa there was Dwight Qawi, Matthew Saad Muhammad, John Conteh, Michael Spinks, Victor Galindez, Marvin Johnson and more – an extremely deep pool of talented fighters. In this article and ensuing […]

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What is the Best Boxing Stance?

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Which Guard Should You Use? The first thing you learn as a boxer is your stance, you learn where to place your feet and where to place your hands. Now the style of your stance is often influenced by where you undergo your training, if you live in the UK for example and likely most […]

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Floyd Mayweather vs The Philly Shell

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Happy Birthday Floyd Mayweather Jr So today Floyd Mayweather Jr celebrates his 44th birthday which means there isn’t a better time to write another post on the one they call Money Mayweather and the best of the 21st century… Floyd Mayweather Jr was most known for his excellent defensive abilities, some people call it the […]

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Alexis Arguello – Cutting off the Ring

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How to Fight a Southpaw There are two things to note in this video – firstly the title of this article, which is how Alexis Arguello was cutting off the ring, secondly his opponent was a southpaw so this is a good video to watch for more ideas on how to handle a left handed […]

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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

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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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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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