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by Ryan Fiorenzi on December 26, 2012

Check out this short article, “Jake LaMotta: What I’ve Learned.”

The first boxer to beat Sugar Ray Robinson, LaMotta was World Middleweight Champion from 1949 to 1951. Last July, he starred in a biographical off-Broadway show, Lady and the Champ.

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Charles Burley – Oldschool Boxing Breakdown

07.02.2012
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Charles Burley is one of the classical boxing greats. He is known as one of the earliest great counter-punchers that really could tame much larger opponents. Roy Jones Jr is […]

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How to Fight a Southpaw

09.21.2011
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The vast majority of fighters have an orthodox stance. That means that their left leg is their lead leg. Usually their sparring partners will also be orthodox so that is […]

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Boxers and MMA Fighters: Fish Oil Repairs Brain Damage

07.07.2011
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Brain damage is a scary thing for anyone, especially athletes in contact sports. Around 15-20% of professional boxers develop boxer’s dementia later in life, and even more suffer other serious trauma to the brain. […]

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How to Counterpunch like James Toney

05.29.2011

Counterpunching is an art that is very hard to master. James Toney is good as any to learn how to counterpunch. He knows when to keep his head inside and […]

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How to Shadowbox the Right Way

05.26.2011
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Shadowboxing is incredibly popular for a reason, but far too few people do it properly. There aren’t very many exercises or drills that put next to no strain on the […]

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Countering the Jab with a Pull to the Cross

05.19.2011

A few days ago we showed Floyd Mayweather’s use of the jab to the body against his opponents. This week we’re showing how he counters the jab with a pull […]

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How to Box: Jab to the Body

05.17.2011
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Love him or hate him, Floyd Mayweather is a beast when it comes to boxing. One of the biggest things that sets him apart is the fact that he rarely […]

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Bas Rutten’s Guide to the Liver Shot

05.11.2011
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Bas Rutten is a living legend made famous by his charisma and liver shot knockouts.  He has a very strong and diverse stand up background focused on Muay Thai as […]

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Looping Punches: Balancing Power and Technique

05.10.2011
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The natural instinct for just about every new boxer or mixed martial artist is to throw “haymakers” and other looping punches. That habit is usually undone fast because their trainers […]

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