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  1. absofsteel1977

    absofsteel1977 Banned Banned

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    contrary to the popular notion of southpaws being defensive finesse boxers can any 1 list there top 3 southpaw punchers?
     
  2. MongoFett

    MongoFett Bringing joy to all

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    Marvin Hagler
    Naseem Hamed
    Sultan Ibragimov
    Ruslan Chagaev

    These are the only big hitting lefties i can think of right now.
     
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    Cracky Fanny Pack

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    Michael Moorer is up there. He could really swat. Though I heard he wasnt a genuine southy. I heard he switched to make his lead hand more powerful.
     
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    absofsteel1977 Banned Banned

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    Manny Pacquiao must be up there
     
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    absofsteel1977 Banned Banned

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    i think it must be noted that there is a lot more right hand converted southpaws in the last 15 years
     
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    Zab judah has some pop.
     
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    mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    Paq of the current guys. And Judah.
     
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    There are a lot of left handers converting to orthodox stance. I was considering doing that during my amateur days. I would of had better ram-rod jab and left hook. However, I was just not comfortable with the position. Stayed with my southpaw stance.
     
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    mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    Probably a good call. A lot of guys who convert over to having their power handas a lead end up one handed fighters.
     
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    Let's just say I rather have my straight left than a ram-rob left jab. And even though my right jab wasn't effective, my right hooks to the body and uppercut were decent.
     
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    Pac, Zab, Chad come to mind as current lefty bangers.
     

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