I watched the EVO 2009 finals live. Wong is obviously a good player. From my experience playing G1 Boxers online, I see many tactics Wong didn’t attempt. So I post here to see what the SRK Boxer players think: Did Wong’s gameplay suffer from abandoning some Boxer tactics?
He did some nice things. Wong’s dash punch to super was sweet, and done a few times. He had good spacing and avoided fireballs well with jumps and FAs. Lots of footsies.
Here is what I think was lacking:
 He missed the ultra after a headbutt a few times. The announcers mumbled something like “he kept the ultra on purpose”. BS!
 He didn’t do a single turn around punch. I’m not a Boxer player, but this is not a bad move right? It can be punished from far, but mid screen it could have pressured Ryu to be more careful with fireballs. As it was Ryu fireballed all day, even close up.
 He rarely used headbutt. He used it in combos, but I think he could have stuffed some jump ins and probably even hit Ryu through some close fireballs.
 He didn’t EX dash punch through the fireball barrage. This is a useful tool and I believe can go into high damaging combos and ultra. Only thing I can think of is maybe he was saving for his super. Is that a good idea?