Once highly considered as a serious danger to the current pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao, Joan Guzman ranks among the most gifted fighters of the contemporary era. Although he fights like Floyd Mayweather Jr. whose style is now being repulse by most boxing spectators, it cannot be denied there is beauty – though not as beautiful as Pacquiao’s – in their fighting styles to behold on. Guzman is now a former two-division world champion, boasting a resume of 31 wins, 17 KO’s and a lone no contest.
Having won two major belts, Joan Guzman is definitely one of the current ring competitors to watch for whenever he showcases his habitually well-executed craft that places him on smooth sailing to stardom and greater riches. However boxing is no different in comparison to any other human enterprise; talent alone hardly carries anyone to the podium of his/her dreams. For that matter, boxing even requires self-discipline many folds than any other field of human undertaking, making the sport noble and honorable despite its rather brutal nature.
When it comes to natural boxing flair, Joan Guzman certainly rings the bell, but at this stage of his career while nearing boxing prominence he appears to be slithering back to his possibly inherent character problem. His professionalism as a professional fighter is now in question in the minds of many, arguably affecting his popularity and his status in the boxing world market.
Of late, Guzman, a former Olympian who competed for Dominican Republic demonstrated to the world …