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  1. Fedoraoki

    Fedoraoki Blue Belt

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    Hi. I've only been watching boxing for the last 2 years and would like some advice on some boxer's. I'm going to get 2 career sets and i've sorta gone for some of the lesser known names (in the mainstream that is, not to say they aren't brilliant). Ive come down to
    Alexis Arguello
    Wilfredo Gomez
    Aaron Pryor
    Salvador Sanchez and
    Hector Comacho.

    I'm looking for 2 guys with great punching skill and defense and also some great competitive fights against equally skilled fighters. I've previously bought the Fenech, Tszyu and Whitaker sets. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Cracky

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    Arguello and Sanchez. Can't really go wrong with any of them though.
     
  3. Tam-Tam

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    Mayweather
     
  4. JMyersDTN

    JMyersDTN Sherdog Writer: Joseph Myers

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    I agree that all of the guys you have listed are good choices.....
     
  5. Pro Killer

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    Out of all the sets I've got lmao make it sound like a long list (4/5 I have watched I would rank them like this)
    1. Mayweather
    2. Pacman
    3.Duran
    4. Hopkins
    5.Julian Jackson (As I havent watched yet)

    But Pacman and Mayweather are the best sets I've seen and therefore they've become my fav Fighters.

    Out of your lists Id go with Arguello, Gomez or Pryor!
     
  6. Cracky

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    If you want to see a serious contender for top 20 pfp ever who is still fighting.. check out

    Roy Jones Jr.

    If you want action, blood, and skill
    Michael Carbajal, JC Chavez, Manny Pac, Erik Morales --- Gatti if you just want blood and action.
    If you want a good back story and a great action fighter
    Johnny Tapia
    If you want to see true greatness and watch a small man rise from 119 pounds to face all of
    the middleweights in one of the greatest middleweight erras ever.
    see Duran . Imagine Pacquao fighting Pavlik and you can get an idea of what Duran did over the course of his career.
    If you want to see graceful defensive masters
    Wilfredo Gomez, PBF, Swea Pea Whitaker, James Toney


    Just a few guys you can't really go wrong with.
     
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    GlassJaw SBC hustler.

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    Chiquita Gonzales
    Danny Lopez
    Bazooka Limon
    before dem guys
     
  8. Pro Killer

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    Thats an interesting list but you'd have to put Floyd up there with Roy Jones Jr.
    Pacquiao and Morales are good choices for action 2.
     
  9. Tam-Tam

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    He wouldn't. Apparently it's more impressive to pull faces, hit downed opponents and get KOed than it is to beat everyone put in front of you.
     
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    you have to have hagler, leonard, Duran, and Floyd(early career fights are awesome cause he actually fights offensively)

    i dont know about Comacho.....i would get Julio Caesar Chavez over him by a long shot
     
  11. Cracky

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    I dont place Floyd in the top 20 pfp yet. Im not even sure I place roy there.. but he def contends for a spot. Floyd needs to fight a hall of famer while he's prime imo. Roy has it over Floyd in pure talent(skill is debatable, but talent is not) and hall of fame comp. Floyd needs to hang out for a few years and start making his opponents look like they dont even belong in the ring with him in order to hit roy's level imo.

    Ofcourse, Im going to be called a hater now..lol. My pre-emptive response is this

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=nK8qHnvBo9U

    The first guy roy is toying with put a beating on Dariusz Michalczewski before a corrupt ref stopped the fight on swelling later. Hall had it in the bag. You can later see Roy break Virgil Hill's ribs. You can see him toying with future hall of famer james Toney after that.

    Roy demonastrated the dominance that Floyd did in his bout with Diego Corrales, in just about every fight he ever fought. There was just a hopeless look in the eyes of everyone of his opponents. Floyd's opponents are generally game and in it though over-matched.
     
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    Gatti had skill man, not A+ skill like Floyd, but he had at least A- skill.

    I think he enjoyed being wide open to the point that he choose that over actual boxing...
     
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    Who's the hater now?

    Jones never had any contraversy in his career. PBF did. His three genuine losses came at the age of 35. Some could argue (and most have)that Floyd lost while in his prime.
    At any rate, Roy was heavily dependent on his athletic superiority. Age hits those fighters the hardest. PBF isnt as dependent as Roy was, but he is very dependent on his athletic edge over the comp. Lets see what he looks like in 5 years.


    Hester, I loved Gatti, but He was beatin by Manfreddy and Ivan Robinson. Those two fighters were good fighters that were fun to watch, but not super talented.
     
  14. Tam-Tam

    Tam-Tam Management vs Labour

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    You. Did you expect that to have changed?

    Of course not. Nothing controversial about using drugs and being caught. Nothing at all.
     
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    Link me to your source please.
    I'm interested.

    I'm a realist. I have no problem pointing out the weaknesses of even my favorite fighters. You, on the other hand, are a fanatic. You lift Floyd up like he can do no wrong, and you speak of Roy Jones as if he were Luis Resto. You really should step back and think about the shit you say every once and a while.
     
  16. Tam-Tam

    Tam-Tam Management vs Labour

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    Source? www.Google.com. Search Roid Jones. Indiana. Cheating sum. "Ripped Fuel". Im sure you'll get a few thousand results.

    And yeah, I'm a totally fanatically Floyd Mayweather fan. You've been posting with me for, what, two weeks now? Very insightful of you.

    You really should stop addressing me as if you know anything about me.
     
  17. bradlee180

    bradlee180 Banned Banned

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    Just to butt in: I don't want to know anything about you, Harmonica.

    I know you bull$#!t about Boxing a heck-of-a-lot...and that your breath probably smells like pretty boy's hairy sweaty little [email protected]

    To the thread-starter: collect some of Bernard Hopkins' fights circa 1995 to 2000 like the Antwun Echols fights.
    After 2000,(De La Hoya, Taylor, Wright, Eastman) Hopkins was past-his-prime and became overly defensive routinely stinkin' out the joint with low-end performances reminiscent of floyd mayweather's best...
     
  18. lugubriousduck

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    We had a discussion in the middleweight section. I also said best Hopkins was 95-2000. Not only did he had the smarts, but he had the stamina and the aggression to boot.
     
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    His KO of Simon Brown was nice. To bad he has to age....
     
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    His KO of Frank and Lipsey were even better.
     

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