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Archie Was More Skilled 2 13.33%
Ray Was More Skilled 13 86.67%
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Old 09-17-2010, 11:08 PM #1
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:23 PM #2
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Ray Robinson, for he was everything you wanted a fighter to be.The combinations, the speed, the power.Archie comes close, but a little bit lower on the talent scale.
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:50 PM #3
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Archie may have had slightly the better defensive skillset and possibly right hand power (though that is arguable!), but I'd wager that he was beaten in just about every other area by Ray......though not by a country mile. Archie was clearly one of the best pound for pound fighters ever its just that Robinson just might well have been top three.

Many would say number 1.
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:53 PM #4
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Moore was great but up against Robinson he is at a disadvantage.
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Old 09-29-2010, 07:04 PM #5
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Speed, power and chin are not skills.
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Old 09-29-2010, 07:07 PM #6
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Speed, power and chin are not skills.
Um, yes they are. All can be improved through training.
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Old 09-29-2010, 08:32 PM #7
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I've got Moore as more skilled. His boxing skills are superlative. Ray Robinson had more talent and was very skilled in his own right, but I think Moore had him beat in the skills department.
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Speed, power and chin are not skills.

Agreed on the speed and chin front.

I guess on the power front, technique plays a fair part though.
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Um, yes they are. All can be improved through training.
im sure you have been watching boxing a long time.can you name 1 boxer who improved his speed,power,and chin?

on a side note though,does this bolo guy ever respond in his threads,or anywhere?
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im sure you have been watching boxing a long time.can you name 1 boxer who improved his speed,power,and chin?

on a side note though,does this bolo guy ever respond in his threads,or anywhere?
ali improved his chin.

can you name a boxer with no skills and incredible speed?

have you ever been to a boxing gym?

look around, just about every one of them has improved their speed and power since they started.
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