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Old 01-06-2013, 12:20 PM #37
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Originally Posted by fvanesbeck View Post
1) Amateur Pedigree: Mares was a good amateur, Rigo was a great amateur.

2) Nature of victories: Rigo has dominated most of his opponents, Mares has scraped by quite a few opponents. Surely if he's truly an elite fighter he'd be winning in more dominant fashion.

3) Athleticism: I think Rigondeaux is a far superior athlete, which would serve him well against Donaire.
The one "Elephant in the room" regarding Rigo is his Chin.
He has the pedigree & the ability to beat anyone.

But can/will his chin hold up?
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