Originally Posted by RichC
My strategy would be to ensure he doesn't have the opportunity to throw his combos.
Counter his lead punch to prevent him getting his combo started.
When he steps in to start his combo with a jab, drop down low and throw a straight right into his solar-plexus and follow with a left hook upstairs.
Throw an over-hand right over the top of his jab.
Slip his jab (either way and start you counter with an uppercut with the appropriate hand).
Any of the above options should reduce the likelihood of getting a blistering combo started.
Another option is to "be first" - put him on the defensive. If you a are not ready to throw, use plenty of lateral movement and feints to prevent him from being able to start a combo. You initiate the attack when you are ready.
This is great advice thank you, I've had success with overhand rights over his jab, uppercuts backing up, coming up his hooks too thanks a lot well said