Originally Posted by OMGWTF
If you are a southpaw STAY right! Or get a straight right, right on the chin. You understand right?
that isn't true, or, it shouldn't be true, and this is the same for an orthodox fighter moving into the southpaw left.
First off, you essentially take their hook out of play. Not only are you moving away from it, but it is behind your shoulder. So, second, you know that they are now going to be throwing that straight right (or left) hand. You know that because you are making it easy for them to do what they want to do in the first place. If you are boxing and equating that with a bad thing, then you are not at all understanding what is going on around you.
So you know the opponent is going to throw a power punch at you, you know it is coming. How do you get hit with that? That is far from a bad thing; it is a golden opportunity.