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Old 12-05-2012, 02:57 PM   #16
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Default Re: All time great heavyweight champions best fighting weights...

Originally Posted by Colonel Sanders View Post
please do explain (if you can) how extra pounds of fat help you take punches on the chin

you can hit a lighter object much further than you can hit a heavier object. If you are heavyier than the object you are hitting, you will be able to transfer your weight better and get a decent shot on the object. So in this sence, it is believable that pure fat can make it much harder for a smaller opponent to hit you as well.

Not sure if that explanation has any merit, but it seems a possibility, sort of.
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