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chosen_one
04-02-2006, 04:33 AM
like peek-a-boo i dont get that
**** like that u know what mean

Da Iceman
04-02-2006, 11:29 AM
its like bob and weave sort of you move you head side to side and up and down avoiding punches while trying to get inside

Xanxicar
04-02-2006, 03:33 PM
Yeah above poster is correct. id just like to add that peek a boo was developed by late Cus' D amato. First he taught it to Flyod patterson then to mike tyson.



regards

Dempsey1238
04-02-2006, 04:18 PM
Yeah above poster is correct. id just like to add that peek a boo was developed by late Cus' D amato. First he taught it to Flyod patterson then to mike tyson.



regards

Wrong Jack Dempsey did it before Patterson.
Patterson was just a weaker version of Dempsey.

RockyMarcianofan00
04-02-2006, 04:31 PM
Wrong Jack Dempsey did it before Patterson.
Patterson was just a weaker version of Dempsey.
yea

Tyson's basically a copy of dempsey with a few things added

Tyson took dempsey's Style-peek-a-boo, dempsey's bob
Dempsey's style too

Fade hair cut
black shorts
black shoes no socks

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c49/IrishInsomniac00/Jack%20Dempsey/jd4.jpg
you can see it here with dempsey

chosen_one
04-02-2006, 04:32 PM
what about styles like ali's

Da Iceman
04-02-2006, 06:23 PM
ali dances around you the first 2 or 3 rounds barely doing anything, leaning away from punches(which is bad), he tries to outbox you by counterpunching.

DudeManGuy216
04-02-2006, 06:43 PM
Wrong Jack Dempsey did it before Patterson.
Patterson was just a weaker version of Dempsey.

i don't think Dempsey's was a peekaboo style, just a good bob and weave. Didn't keep his hands in front of his face to make it a peekaboo.

Verstyle
04-02-2006, 06:46 PM
also with the peek a boo u have to use your legs alot. and usually your a counter puncher. and the peek a boo style u dont have to try and get in tyson jus did it cause of his short reach.

Da Iceman
04-02-2006, 06:53 PM
you have to have good lateral movement and good agility and force them to fight off the ropes.

mokele
04-02-2006, 09:21 PM
When a fighter is developing his skills, he usually begins to develop a style, that is to say, he chooses to fight predominantly 1 way or another. The basic stylistic choices that a fighter needs to make depends on his body type, his chin, his speed, strength, coordination, reflexes, etc.

When I 1st see a fighter I usually get a quick impression of their basic style:

inside or outside fighter
stalker or counterpuncher
short puncher or long puncher
head-hunter or body-puncher
1 punch knockout artist or combination puncher
which punch they use the most: jab, hooks, straight rights, etc.
do they have good defensive skills or do they rely on clinching

There are a few hard and fast rules about styles:

(1) slower fighters should learn to go to the body since it's a bigger target than the head.

(2) Short, compact fighters should usually concentrate on developing punching power rather than trying to be counterpunchers; they should learn body-punching and learn to get leverage, punching with their feet planted on the canvas. They should learn to cut the ring off and wait until they're in punching range to throw. Lunging is to be avoided.

(3) Tall, slender fighters usually have a long reach and should learn to use it by using their jab, counterpunching against lunging opponents, and learning to use the whole ring to stay out of harms way. If they have a lot of defensive ability they can fight on the inside occasionally but should not try and make a career out of it. Some lean guys are big punchers, but usually punch from a distance rather than on the inside.

(4) Weak-chinned fighters should avoid getting into slugfests. Instead they should learn a variety of defensive techniques to protect their chin such as bobbing, weaving, covering up, keeping their gloves up, using lateral movement and occasionally clinching when they feel that they're in serious danger. Clinching should always be used only as a last resort when a fighter is tired or hurt, and not used repeatedly as a substitute for other defensive skills. Boxing is a form of entertainment and boxing fans don't pay to see lazy, unskilled or cowardly displays of holding.

That's a basic summary of my knowledge about boxing styles. I'm sure that I left out stuff about different punches, when they should be used, etc.

pug1986
04-02-2006, 10:47 PM
even Tyson's peekaboo was a modification from patterson's. It's more complex than people think. One of the points is to keep your hands close in which naturally leads to the opponent punching down and out at you, opening them up wide for shorter counter hooks. That and always moving forward while bobbing requires them to punch down at you so you always know where they are going to hit but they don't know where you will. then you come up and use your leg power to drive up into them.

Da Iceman
04-02-2006, 10:57 PM
and you can counterpunch when you dip and they throw over your head. i like toney's style.

Dempsey 1919
04-02-2006, 11:06 PM
Wrong Jack Dempsey did it before Patterson.
Patterson was just a weaker version of Dempsey.

wrong, dempsey didn't do the peek-a-boo, patterson first did it, then tyson. dempsey did the bob-and-weave, patterson did the peek-a-boo, and tyson did both the bob-and-weave and the peek-a-boo, a combination of dempsey and patterson.