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Old 03-07-2010, 03:12 PM
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Who were some fighters which relied solely or almost solely on their physical abilities to win fights, whether it be speed or power?
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Old 03-07-2010, 03:26 PM
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Old 03-07-2010, 03:35 PM
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:13 PM
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Would anybody else agree that for the first half of his career Ali relied on his superhuman reflexes more than anything else?
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Old 03-07-2010, 11:03 PM
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You don't make it to the top with just physical ability. Sure there were some great fighters whose physical assets made up a big part of their style, but they had skills and had to put in hard work too. You fall way short of the top level just relying on your talent.
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Old 03-07-2010, 11:14 PM
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Old 03-07-2010, 11:39 PM
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Foreman totally fell in love with his power. He was never the most skilled guy but he did use better skills in his younger years. He picked his shots better and was more controlled (he went back to using a better, more efficient style when he was old too). After beating Frazier for the title, he just looked crude as hell in the ring and relied on his heavy hands.

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Old 03-08-2010, 12:39 AM
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All I can think of right now. The most prevalent boxer though is RJJ in my opinion.
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