Can stronger muscles lead to better punching power?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by iloverachel, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016
    Well,,of course a stronger man hits harder than a weaker one, but when discussing power punchers , guys who have that one shot shocking power like Shavers, Julian Jackson , Foreman , Tyson, they possess it naturally.
  2. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Real fighters do road work banned Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    If everything else is equal, then yes of course strength will make you punch harder
  3. Boxing2019

    Boxing2019 If you want peace, prepare war. Full Member

    Jul 22, 2019
    Yes. Gigantic Foreman's biceps helped him to destroy many fighters.
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  4. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Power, by the sport and exercise science definition, is the combination of strength and speed.

    Of course, athletes possess strengths and weaknesses and their respective level of power is one them. Top level boxers will do strength training (to a certain degree), power training and also plyometric training, all of which have an impact on power. Even your stereotypical "punchers" will have worked tirelessly on their power.
  5. bbjc

    bbjc Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 25, 2012
    Interesting that 2 of the 3 guys you listed in foreman and tyson had fantastic trainers in sadler and d,mato. Maybe more points to technique.

    Wilder hits harder than joshua. Joshua isnt all the hard of a hitter for his size.