Ranking the 10 Best "Boxer vs. Brawler" Matchups in History

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Ranking the 10 Best
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Roberto Duran and Joe Frazier are two of the greatest boxers in history. It would be incorrect to ever classify either man as a mere brawler. 

But both men's ferocious, swarming style and ability to brawl in the pocket elevated them and made them special. Ultimately, their brawling ability allowed them to fight on near-even terms with bigger and more talented boxers. 

In a pure "boxer vs. brawler" matchup, the brawler is going to get taken to school every time. A fighter skilled in the sweet science is going to handle an unrefined street fighter with little trouble. 

So everybody on this list knew how to box. But pure brawling ability allowed some of these fighters to push technical masters to the brink. 

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