For those of you who train or have trained in the past

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  1. Anothermind

    Anothermind White Belt

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    What boxer(s) style do you find yourself emulating most frequently?

    Also, why do you think you've gravitated more to this style?
     
  2. TheRatman

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    Well back in the day, I used to try and be Chavez Sr. I would unload to the body as much as I can, cause I love hard body shots, but I didn't have the skills he had. I had the heart but not the skills. They used to call me the tester in the gym. Cause I was beatable, but I would push the guys right. I was small(125lbs), didn't have a Jab(too soft) but a good left hook, that I threw way to often and my right hand was ok but I always threw from to far out.

    I grew up watching Chavez sr. and love how hard he work in fights and always thought nobody was tougher then him. The guy had real championship skills and was a icon to every Mexican that ever wanted to box, that is why I tried to be him.
     
  3. MisterT

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    Joe Frazier

    I'm 5'10 and approximately 208 pounds (when I'm in shape). I grew up in East Los Angeles and would routinely get picked on by taller/bigger guys so that's what motivated me to try and emulate Frazier. I'd keep moving forward while trying to set up my left hook.

    I also had a pretty good chin and a whole lotta heart so I guess that's another thing that I have in common with Smokin Joe.
     
  4. 12punchko

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    I usually emulate a style like Ali or Lewis because I'm tall and have long very long arms.
     
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    |TongPo| Brown Belt

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    Floyd Mayweather - I avoid evenly matched fights at all costs :)
     

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