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Old 02-03-2007, 05:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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does anyone else think that rich franklin reminds you of guy metzger. I mean they both like to bang and rely alot on their boxing skills. I dont know when i watch franklin it just reminds me of guy alot. any thoughts??
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Old 02-03-2007, 05:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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does anyone else think that rich franklin reminds you of guy metzger. I mean they both like to bang and rely alot on their boxing skills. I dont know when i watch franklin it just reminds me of guy alot. any thoughts??
Maybe a little bit but I really think Rich has got a style pretty much his own.
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Old 02-03-2007, 05:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i can see that comparison but i tend to think rich is more well rounded then guy. but in the stand up they do look alot alike.
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Old 02-03-2007, 05:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Nice comparison. Guy's stand up is very underrated. Im sure if you asked Wandy and Chuck they would tell you Guy is a very good striker. He looked good on his feet against them and they are 2 of the best 205lb guys in the world. Rich has a little more of an unorthodox style though.
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Old 02-03-2007, 06:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Maybe in the "nice guy with the good looks" department. Mezger was a much better striker, who could atleast work in the clinch. Franklin is much more aggressive, and can't fight aggressive strikers. Guy's downfall was his cardio. I will say that both display good TD defense, but Mezger had a lot better defense.
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