Could Naoya Inoue Be The Best Boxer Alive Today?
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When boxing fans discuss the best pound for pound boxers in the world today, the two names that are most frequently mentioned for the top spot are Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford. Oleksandr Usyk is also in the discussion, as are guys like Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Spence Jr is in the mix, and even a guy like Manny Pacquiao probably still deserves a spot in this discussion, following his solid performance in his recent 12 round split decision victory against Keith Thurman.
Then we have Inoue Naoya. He too is certainly in the discussion, and having recently binge-watched all of his championship fights one after another - I'm beginning to wonder if this monster doesn't have the best claim as the greatest boxer in the world at this time. On April 6, 2014, in just his 6th professional bout, Inoue challenged . . . .
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Why Boxers From The 1900's All Pose For Photos With The Same Queensbury Rules Stance?
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If you go and look up a photo of a boxer from the 19th century, it is almost certain that the individual will be standing like the gentlemen pictured right. While it may look a little silly to modern fans of the sport, this was actually a very effective fighting stance for those wishing to win a 19th century boxing match. For anyone unfamiliar, the reason this old timey, once ubiquitous, “fisticuffs stance” is so mocked or derided by fans of the sport today is for the glaring weaknesses inherent to it, namely that the boxer stands with their hands low and their chin up- a great way to get your head pummeled.
While it is certainly true that a person utilising the fisticuffs stance would be in trouble in a modern day boxing match, a modern boxer would likely be in just as much . . . .
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