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Old 02-05-2013, 09:28 AM   #42
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Default Re: Edgar beat Aldo on my card

Originally Posted by SouthpawSlayer View Post
i respectfully disagree, aldo's face afterwards shows how he lacks power not only that but edgars technique is his biggest downfall for his punch power
-very little movement from the legs when he punches
-his hip pops and turns are short in movement
-does not plant his feet as he is bouncing in and out using speed
-he releases his hands too quick which means his shoulders do not get incorporated into the punch enough, watch his straight right for example his punch finishes and his shoulder is still too far back losing out on power
I'm not disagreeing with any of that. I think Edgar is extremely powerful for his size, and has decent pop to his punch in spite of his technique. I don't think he'll ever become a consistent one punch knock out artist. I think he will dish out some beat downs against the cage, or some violent ground and pound.
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