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Old 12-08-2012, 11:36 AM   #20
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Default Re: How important is strength in punching power?

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Originally Posted by MagnaNasakki View Post
For power? Very important.

The stronger you are, the more force you can generate from your muscles.

But often, knockouts are about timing and speed. Very, very often. And that kind of impact comes from technique, experience, and fast-twitch muscle explosiveness.

Power is less of a factor in a knockout than most fans think.
Arguello must be a supreme example of this. In terms of pure power his punches doesn't look that devastating to me, but the timing and accuracy of them is just something else.
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