CompuBox Stats: Garcia's Jab Was Key With Juanma
Mikey Garcia landed an avg. of 11 of 33 jabs per round- double the wgt. class avg. Even more impressive considering the jab is not usually an effective weapon for an orthodox fighter vs. a southpaw.
JuanMa never really excelled in defense so I wasn't surprised that Mikey was out-boxing him. What really surprised me was how bad JuanMa's footwork and balance were. He was constantly off-balance - even when trying to throw a jab. I've…Comment by charlieg on 06-17-2013
Mikey's jab was sharp, but this shows up really more how poor JuanMa's defense was - notably lack of head movement - as he waited in range whilst Mikey kept popping him with the jab. Get your hands up or…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (2)