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View Poll Results: More Skilled, Duran Or Floyd?
Duran Was More Skilled 8 32.00%
Floyd Was More Skilled 17 68.00%
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Old 08-12-2010, 04:26 PM
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For pure skill??????
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Old 08-12-2010, 04:27 PM
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Floyd.

You can make an argument for Floyd as the most skilled boxer ever.
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Old 08-12-2010, 04:42 PM
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I would say Duran, simply because Duran was someone who did not train a lot for his fights, and overall wasnt overwhelmingly athletic. Mayweather relies a lot on natural reflexes and perfect conditioning.
for Duran to have the kind of success he did without having huge physical advantages, he must have had a ton of skill.

Physical attributes and skill are two seperate things.
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Old 08-12-2010, 05:02 PM
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Excellent post.
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Old 08-12-2010, 05:05 PM
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Clearly Mayweather. Duran was a very skilled fighter but he also had tremendous brawling instincts, he wasn't a purely skill-based fighter.
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Old 08-12-2010, 05:25 PM
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You can make an argument for Floyd as the most skilled boxer ever.
And said argument can get laughed out of court too.

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Old 08-12-2010, 05:31 PM
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Floyd by a mile. Duran had good skill himself, but he loved to mix it up. That was his nature. And he had an iron chin, so he didn't mind walking through punches.

Duran in the best shape would have ran over Floyd. Well maybe not, but I think Duran would rough up Floyd and win a close, but clear UD.
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Old 08-12-2010, 05:33 PM
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And why is it that people assume skill is only about running? :thinking9:

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Old 08-12-2010, 05:39 PM
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Nothing against Duran hes a top fighter.

But Mayweathers skill set is the greatest of all time.
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Old 08-12-2010, 05:41 PM
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Nothing against Duran hes a top fighter.

But Mayweathers skill set is the greatest of all time.
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