is Anthony Joshua Feather-fisted?

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  1. Silver

    Silver The Champ is Here Full Member

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    Knockouts are not solely on power. It's about timing, speed, accuracy etc. As someone else pointed out, Wilder needed 9 rounds to stop Molina while AJ took him out in 3 and Arreola did it in 1. So does that mean Arreola hits harder than AJ and Wilder?
     
  2. yesihavearm2

    yesihavearm2 ESB Chinchecker Full Member

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    He's been floored multiple times?
     
  3. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Packing glass" Full Member

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    Yes with 21 ko's in 22 fights Joshua is feather fisted and clearly can't punch for toffee

    Stupid thread.
     
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  4. DonnyMo

    DonnyMo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Wilder looked like Thomas Hearns in there throwing missiles.

    if he just worked behind the jab he'd be unbeatable in today's heavyweight game.

    Wilder v. Joshua has to happen next. I cannot watch him fight that 50yr old fatass cuban. I just cannot.
     
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  5. Alphafighter

    Alphafighter Active Member booted Full Member

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    Brazzeale has confirmed that getting hit by Wilder was like getting hit by a god damn sledgehammer and that AJ in comparison hits like a girl

    Lol I think the evidence confirms it as well
     
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  6. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I know right? I can't believe there's talks about an Ortiz rematch !!! WTF, nobody absolutely nobody wants to see that.
     
  7. Big Ukrainian

    Big Ukrainian Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Feather-fisted fighters won't KO Povetkin or Kevin Johnson
     
  8. emallini

    emallini Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    Worse than Twitter
     
  9. Walter Sobchak

    Walter Sobchak Spinal! Full Member

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    The difference is most of Joshua's opponents fight defensively, trying to wait it out until he gasses. Thus are harder to KO. People fighting Wilder think he can be got at and so open up much more, thus are easier to KO. If Breazeale faught Joshua in the same way he fought Wilder he wouldn't have last 7 rounds.
     
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  10. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Agreed. Brezeale just had the complete wrong approach to the fight, he went toe to toe with a puncher. He just walked up to wilder in a straight line, not sure what he expected to happen.
     
  11. Angler Andrew

    Angler Andrew Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    What a stupid thread,so clear that AJ has taken on a more boring style
     
  12. DoubleJab666

    DoubleJab666 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The number of rounds it takes to stop a fighter is less an indicator of power and more an indicator of boxing ability, ie: it might take longer to create the opportunity for someone with lesser skills, or because they lack elite skills, they might have to wait longer for an opponent's mistake before landing the KO blow. Not stopping a boxer is, however, a much better measure if you're looking to question a fighter's power, and Wilder has stopped every boxer he's fought apart from Fury who he dropped heavily.

    Say what you like about his boxing ability but his power is beyond question. The logic behind your argument is flawed....
     
  13. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Triangle theory don't work.

    Joshua couldn't (really) stop Takam but Povetkin flattened him. Povetkin couldn't stop Wlad but Joshua melted him. Wilder stopped Breazeale in one, Joshua in seven but Joshua stopped Molina in three and it took Wilder nine.

    Hell we can go back, Tyson couldn't stop Quick Tillis but Pinklon Thomas and Tim Witherspoon both did. Does anyone dispute Tyson's power? You can't simply go off of things like this.
     
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  14. Staminakills

    Staminakills Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    That's one of the worst ways to try determining ones power. It's very difficult to stop opponents who aren't trying (truthfully trying) to win and are strictly trying to survive.

    Fans that ignore these facts aren't informed enough to debate anything boxing related.

    Questions should be asked by such fans
     
  15. Staminakills

    Staminakills Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Again,
    The fighters you're mentioning are fighters that were strictly trying to survive against both Dw and Aj after a couple rounds.

    It's clear as day who is trying to win and who is trying to survive. Well, it Should be clear as day, obviously we have fans struggling with the basics
     


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