Marciano's style, record hard to conceive, duplicate

What the recognized great heavyweights did with their dramatic moves and fancy punches, Rocky Marciano did with his mind working in sync with his rough and ready style.

Originally Published: September 21, 2005
By Jose "Chegui" Torres | ESPNdeportes.com

Rocky Marciano is not an easy boxer to analyze. The former world heavyweight boxing champion of 1952-55 punched hard with both fists, and yes, he knew how to throw every existing blow in his profession. But that's always the easiest part to figure out in every champ.

What complicates analysis of this champion is that his boxing style then was neither "good-looking," nor "cute," but "unorthodox" and "peculiar." Many of his rivals were bigger or faster than the Brockton Blockbuster, ...

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