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Old 01-18-2013, 07:04 PM   #66
Synthetic Decay
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Default Re: Brutal Dempsey sparring Knockout in slow motion

Originally Posted by janitor View Post
The limiting factor, is what you can do without breaking your hand.

In the bareknuckle period, few punches were thrown, and half the fight was avoiding a broken hand.

You would be able to hit a padded wall with much more force than a brick wall, without hurting yourself.

There is a reason why early knockouts were virtualy unknown in the bareknuckle era.

We are not comparing the bareknuckle era.
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