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Old 06-26-2007, 08:41 AM   #9
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Default Re: One good thing Hatton has that people overlook

Originally Posted by gilad
One punch KO power in his left hand.
His left hook is a money shot both to the body (Castillo) and to the head (Maussa). He knocked out two very durable guys lately who were never down - in one punch.
I admit I didn't think in the past that he has it in him, I thought he can only knockout guys late in a fight with a combination of punches.
Just one other point, although I agree with your post in general - Hatton has had 31 KO's in his career. Only 5 have come in the 6th round or further (2 being KO's in the 6th, leaving 3 KO's coming later than the 6th)

Hatton rarely knocks out guys late. If he wins by KO it is usually sub 6 rounds. If a fighter goes beyond 7, look for a UD or in Kostya's case - a retirement.
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