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Old 08-11-2010, 09:25 PM
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Which fighter has the best left hook?
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:30 PM
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Without question Joe Frazier had the greatest left hook in heavyweight history. It was snappy and extremely powerful.
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:32 PM
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Frazier, maybe? Or Tito Trinidad...Chavez's hook was pretty damn devastating, too. In the last few years, gotta look at Barrera, De La Hoya, Jose Luis Castillo, Miguel Cotto and Diego Corrales. I don't think any of them compare to Smokin Joe, Tito or JCC, but they were feared weapons.
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:35 PM
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Frazier, maybe? Or Tito Trinidad...Chavez's hook was pretty damn devastating, too. In the last few years, gotta look at Barrera, De La Hoya, Jose Luis Castillo, Miguel Cotto and Diego Corrales. I don't think any of them compare to Smokin Joe, Tito or JCC, but they were feared weapons.
Oscar had a deadly left hook. Lightning fast and extremely powerful. Cotto is a natural at throwing deadly left hooks to the body as well.

Tyson also had a great left hook.
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:37 PM
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every great puncher had a great left hook.

best id have to go with a tight shifted left hook off the bob from dempsey that he used to take down willard the first time or fitzsimmons double shift left hook that he used to take out corbett.

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Old 08-11-2010, 09:43 PM
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Joe Louis' had a very good left hook, explosive, powerful, great timing / accuracy and he always positioned himself perfectly for it.

Ray Robinson should be worth a mention, what he did to Fullmer was a thing of beauty. Bob Foster as well had a great left hook.

Can't really say who had the best.
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:44 PM
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mike tyson hands down.roy jones jr also
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Old 08-11-2010, 10:08 PM
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Frazier for sure, one guy who deserve a mention is Matthew Hilton, not an ATG but he had one of the best left hook you could have. I have trained with that guy and saw the damage that left hook could do, unbelievable power, trust me on that one...

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Old 08-11-2010, 10:22 PM
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Frazier for sure, one guy who deserve a mention is Mathew Hilton, not an ATG but he had one of the best left hook you could have. I have trained with that guy and saw the damage that left hook could do, unbelievable power, trust me on that one...
Sorta don't, have any examples? If this is for real, though, nice find.
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Old 08-11-2010, 10:23 PM
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To mention new names, Arguello...and although some people may not like it, I'm sorry but Tua has to be on the list.
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