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Best Counter/Smart boxer to study in the today Era ?

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  1. Best Counter-puncher of the Modern-Era :

    Edit : Everything here only reflect the author opinion and is subject to change.

    #1 Floyd Mayweather Jr :

    Attributes :

    The greatest defense of boxing
    Master of the shoulder roll and the pull
    Excellent check hook
    Great jab







    #2 Canelo Alvarez


    Attributes :
    Excellent combination
    Master of countering the jab and the rear hand
    Can counter with combination

    Excellent head movement
    Can work the liver very well

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ymjWWC16RM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfXK7Uw31FY&list=PLietsKrTOtU2SwdAWL_-2cZaF1zxq7WOp
    https://youtu.be/7eWPwsCC3QY
    https://youtu.be/wBtyeMIME7k
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XNI1JP85aA

    #3 Terrence Crawford

    Attributes :
    Great Ring IQ
    Can fight both stance
    Master of adjustments
    Excellent check hook

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqwN1xyoaHQ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nJ-GEXou90
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JleqKFx3A24
     
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  2. deucesarewild Purple Belt

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    Juan Manuel Marquez. Go to YouTube.

    Edit: don't waste your time with the Charlos especially if you want to look at fluid counters. If you're looking for gold, stay out of the garbage dump.
     
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  3. Thanks for your answer.
    Marquez is indeed a great counter combination fighter, going to focus on him right now.
     
  4. Rob-G Purple Belt

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    This isn’t a fighter that’s very well liked. He’s also past his prime now. But he’s still considered active and not retired so it should count:

    Andre Dirrell.

    He’s pretty shot now. Also lacks heart. But he deserves credit:

    10-15 Years Ago Andre Dirrell was an insanely good counter puncher in my opinion. Very crafty. Avoid the Curtis Stevens fight though lol
     
  5. JayE Silver Belt

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    Canelo, Inoue and Estrada are probably the best counter-punchers at the elite level right now.
     
  6. Inoue is only getting better and still young. What about Terrence Crawford ? Can he have a place in this discussion ?
     
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    Errol spence has great fundys and counters
     
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  8. StopDucking Ronda Rousey hater

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    Are you an idiot?

    You wanna study counter-punching in depth but the best fighters you're watching are "Canelo, Terrence, Loma and Gervonta"?

    Do you realize there's a guy called Floyd Mayweather with 50 fights you can watch who makes all those guys look like bums?
     
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  9. FierceRedBelt Silver Belt

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    Let's not get too silly but yes he needs to look mid to late career Mayweather.
     
  10. toogreen Orange Belt

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    just watch boxing
     
  11. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    This makes sense.
     
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  12. kenji goh Blue Belt

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    It depends on what you want to train for.

    There are specific counters where you have to watch different fighters to study them.

    Watch Duran for quick counter rights off the opponent's jab.
    Mayweather and Toney for counter rights after deflecting the right hand with their left shoulders.
    For counters with the left hook right after blocking the opponent's left hook you have to look at some of the guys mentioned above
    etc...
    But all these are for indulging the nerd fan in you. In the end of the day you'll learn whatever your boxing coach teaches you.
     
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  13. borntoloseNOT Brown Belt

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  14. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    The Hagler fight was amazing on that regard.
     
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    Oscar de La Hoya, Ray Leonard
     
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    Sugar Ray Leonard, Floyd Mayweather and Canelo.
     
  17. kenji goh Blue Belt

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    Yeah, best fight to watch for that counter.
    He also countered the hell of Leonard's ass in their first bout.
     
  18. Oxycodone Purple Belt

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    Canelo does everything pretty textbook, I'd say.
     
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    Meh.
     

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