Fighters with very fast hand speed but slow footwork

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  1. Reg

    Reg Boxing Addict Full Member

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    There are a lot. Broner comes to mind for me.

    David Benavidez
    Wilder
    Canelo
    Toney
    Ruiz jr
     
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  2. Reg

    Reg Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Pacquaio has extremely quick feet. What do you mean.
     
  3. Pakkuman

    Pakkuman I'm not hot. I'm just BIG. banned Full Member

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    Twas a joke, sir.
     
  4. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Old Corrie Sanders
     
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    James " The Fat Boy" Toney.
     
  6. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Well-Known Member Full Member

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    This was the first name that came to mind for me. Cobra punches but lagging footspeed.
     
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    Dannymita Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Canelo to an extent..granted his footwork has come on leaps and bounds but still his handspeed and combos in comparison to his feet is ridiculous
     
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  11. Surrix

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    Ruiz. It is not normal when I can really easily to predict where he will move next moment, not alone to talk about any kind of speed.
    Otherwise he is really highly skilled and talented, reach distavantage still is high but he is cool fighter.
     
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  12. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Gary Russell Jr deserves a mention. Extremely fast hands but he was flat footed.
     
  13. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

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    I mean, the idea behind footwork is to be as economical as possible.
    You can´t really compare slow footwork to handspeed. It makes no sense.

    Pep for instance moved a lot, but I wouldn´t say he was fast or anything.
    Pacquiao meanwhile has fast hands and feet. He closes the distance at a rapid pace.
     
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  14. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    True,
    but the triple to quadruple
    Chin that he sports befuddles & confuses his opponents leaving them uncertain which one to actually target.

    When they actually do land
    The added surplus of padding
    Gives him that extra punch resistance ...

    thus allowing him to counter in the most disgusting & grotesque display of the “catch & shoot” technique in the sport.
     
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  15. im sparticus

    im sparticus He's a good kid. Full Member

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    Being economical refers to the distance and length of step.
    speed refers to how long it takes to cover that distance.
    Moving a lot is not the same as speed.
    But I'm sure u knew this anyway