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Old 01-15-2013, 03:16 AM   #35
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Default Re: Dempsey's punching power

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Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
He hit Tunney with a combo, albeit a viscious combo, to put him down. Putting down 190 pounders with combo's, allowing them to rise KD you does not a great heavyweight puncher make.
I agree.
But has there ever been a great heavyweight puncher ?
Most these guys are just products of good matchmaking. Look at Shavers, Foreman, they struggled to put away guys who weren't even a tenth as tough as li'l Gene Tunney.
Half the time Foreman just pushed his opponents around until they'd have enough. Circus strongman stuff.
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