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Old 11-04-2012, 05:15 AM   #22
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Default Re: Is KO% a reliable indicator of a fighters power?

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Originally Posted by MagnaNasakki View Post
Exactly.

High kayo percentage means a fighter is good at stopping opponents. Calzaghe actually was. Look at the Manfredo fight. Swamp a guy, and the ref will step in.

See the knockdowns caused, and against who, to measure a fighters ability to generate impact.
Yep.

I like I said, it depends on the definition of "power".
Someone might consider power to primarily mean power to cause a stoppage result.
Another might just say power is the impact or force generated by a single punch, the "hardness" of the punch.
And various definitions in between.
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