10 months When the left hook lands Manilatimes |Sports
CONRAD M. CARIÑOOne of the worst nightmares a boxer can encounter in the ring is facing a taller opponent with a good left hook. And unless you are as good as southpaw Manny Pacquiao, facing “left hookers” could end up as picnics. In the heavyweight division, the left hook has excellently served smaller fighters like Rocky Marciano, Mike Tyson and Joe Frazier, who all stand below 6 feet. So what if a taller fighter for a division is a master of the left hook? Over the weekend, Nonito Donaire proved that his deadly left hook was still there by ... more