Carlos Roque Monzón demonstrated immense respect for boxing and the attitudes of Marvin hagler. What did you say José María “Mono” Gatica: Two powers greet each other!
Always at the foot of controversy and excesses, Carlos Monzon he wasn’t in the habit of being a nice man, exactly. Lack of respect was one of his constants.
It is strange to see images of Monsoon under a cloak of tenderness, solemnity or tranquility, to fully understand their forms, their handling and attitudes.
Perhaps that is why it is so surprising to see it in a framework of coherence and analysis, as it did to refer to the abundant skills of Hagler.
Carlos Monzón paid his respects to Marvin Hagler
During an interview given in 1985, Carlos Roque Monzón He referred to the strengths that Marvin hagler had the opening bell of each fight ringing.
“I saw him fight twice,” he said. Carlos Monzon upon Hagler. “I saw it with (Juan Domingo) Roldan, and with (Robert) Duran in the first fight, and it impressed me. “
“What impressed me the most was the prognosis of his fight against Tommy hearns, which always attacks and here it was the other way around. Hearns he wanted to start fighting after the first half, ”he continued.
“Attacked Hagler“, Explained the Santa Fe boxer. “He gave him a knockout with a right hand and it wasn’t with a left, even though he’s left-handed. It impressed me a lot, it was shocking ”.
When to Shotgun They asked him, potentially, what would have happened if he came across Marvelous on the ring, his response was sincere.
“It would have cost me work. Lefties always cost me, I never fought professionally. Likewise, there is no need to compare. Each one had their time ”, he concluded.
ULTIMATE WHAT IF? –
All-time great Carlos Monzón arguably blows out every other competitor in middleweight history of the post World War II era. All except maybe one man, the phenomenal Marvelous Marvin Hagler. Carlos sizes up a fellow legend in 1985 …#boxing #history pic.twitter.com/NS9FAQRUBk
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