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Old 09-03-2012, 07:31 PM #1
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Default who had the better hook in their prime? Napoles or Cuevas

Both these guys could bang and Napoles was the better boxer.
But who hit harder?
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:54 PM #2
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Both these guys could bang and Napoles was the better boxer.
But who hit harder?
Cuevas was defintitely the harder puncher. His left hook was crippling. Napoles was a superior fighter in almost every other way, but his power benefited from his tremendous timing and accuracy. Cuevas was just plain heavy handed.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:52 AM #3
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Pre-Hearns Cuevas... He was never the same afterward.
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Napoles's hook was swift and potent....but Cuevas' hook is one of the single most devastating punches in boxing history. He threw it wide very often and it didn't look as pretty as many other's hooks, but it crushed things when it landed.
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With all due respect to Napoles who was so smooth in there, i have to say Cuevas quite easily
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did cuevas lose his ability to take a punch post hearns or his power or both
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did cuevas lose his ability to take a punch post hearns or his power or both
Think Hearns shattered him physically and mentally.
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Think Hearns shattered him physically and mentally.
No doubt. I can't think of a better example of that happening. Cuevas went from peaking to used up in less than two rounds.
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With all due respect to Napoles who was so smooth in there, i have to say Cuevas quite easily
Smooth as butter (Mantequilla) as I recall...
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