Southpaw Fighters: 10 tips from Manny Pacquiao

Southpaw fighters used to be the most feared in the sport of boxing.  The best southpaw fighters were bred in the last 25 years.  This occurred because trainers stopped forcing natural left-handed fighters from switching to their awkward side and orthodox fighters learned how to move in one than one direction.  Hector Camacho was my favorite southpaw boxer.  He was of my time when I spent a couple years covering boxing in Las Vegas.  But since the years when Camacho showed the boxing world how fast a southpaw could be in divisions that spanned from the junior light-weight to welterweight classes, merged Manny Pacquiao.  Pacquiao has won 10 titles and covered so many weight division and I can not remember – maybe 8 or 10 not sure.  But it is impressive.  His style is as unorthodox as his stance.  But if you are a left handed fighter watch this video and maybe you will pick up a few pointers.

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