Thought experiment: what does the perfect fighter look like?

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  1. thugpoet

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    Floyd Patterson and Mike Tyson where taught the same methodology one is tall the other is short.

    There's a difference between learning the basics of a sport and expressing it in your own way and learning a system form a coach and expressing yourself through said system.
     
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    They adapted that system to their body shape too. Tyson often gets remembered as an in-fighter, when he was more of a collision maker - interesting stuff
     
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    I agree they did.

    Collision maker? What does that mean?
     
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    Battering ram maybe?
     
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    Normally its when a fighter specifically targets the opponent as they come forward, in the case of Tyson he'd typically hit you AS he was closing in rather than when he was up close, he usually had a lot more space between him and his opponent than people remember. I'm not completely sure but I remember tape of Floyd being more of a straight up in fighter - but I could also be confusing him with Frazier
     

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