Re: It baffles me that on a Boxing forum there is so little knowledge of training
I don't think Marquez did dead-lift type lifts. More explosive and core training as you pointed out. Not stagnant power (Not the technical term but you get the idea) but training for speed as much as anything, but that mass will certainly show.
I thought Pac looked more ripped and just as big and conditioned. Really think people are making too much of Marquez's body.
I too thought Marquez looked slower. Maybe the mass, maybe the age, or maybe both. He wasn't slow enough to land the needed shots. He probably focused on power just as much as speed this time around.