Originally Posted by Caestus
Yoshiji Soeno,the best Kyokushin at the time, in one of the Thailand challenges:
Notice how he box to win that fight and never uses any of karate punches.In fact is his superior boxing ability what really makes the difference over his thai challenger
One of the things thats sets Kyokushin competitors apart from other karate styles - they do not favor the chambered reverse punch. However Kyokushin punching is not boxing per se as it lacks a large amount of skill sets - for a start they never punch to the head in pure Kyokushin competitions.