Originally Posted by GrandpaBernard
He began his career at 17 years of age weighing less than 120 pounds but managed to be effective all the way up to middleweight. Was it just skill that allowed him to be that effective?
you aren't done growing at 17, you can grow all the way till you are 19-20.
Duran was a big and strong lightweight, big skull, broad shoulders. When he moved up to WW he fit in nicely.
He got by on skill and a rock hard chin.