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Old 05-10-2012, 10:58 PM
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He uses many classic techniques and has a few tricks of his own. How textbook is his style?
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:59 PM
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He uses many classic techniques and has a few tricks of his own. How textbook is his style?
Well, one thing I notice he does is pulls his head back with his chin up or goes back in straight lines.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:12 PM
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Not as text book as a lot of people think.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:13 PM
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:14 PM
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Mayweather's style is pretty far from "textbook".

He has solid fundementals and is technically sound but he doesn't have a textbook style.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:14 PM
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Harold Johnson is the absolute epitome of what a textbook fighter is.

You won't get any closer to a textbook fighter.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:15 PM
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Textbook = JMM
Even the stance?
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:18 PM
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Even the stance?
I mean, nobody will ever full agree on one fighter being 100% textbook... Because there is no "textbook". But if you asked me, Id say JMM... Although he does lean forward a little too much for my liking.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:20 PM
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I mean, nobody will ever full agree on one fighter being 100% textbook... Because there is no "textbook". But if you asked me, Id say JMM... Although he does lean forward a little too much for my liking.
JMM is close, he opens up too much I think though.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:29 PM
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Well, one thing I notice he does is pulls his head back with his chin up or goes back in straight lines.
What I notice are quite a few instances where he punches without tucking his chin. I am not sure how he is able to get away with it.

Tucking your chin in as you punch is one of the first things they teach inside of boxing gyms.
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