Skinny Legged Fighters with Big Power

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  1. Presenting-Fight-Film

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      Is power being generated from your legs a myth? Where does power really come from? Bone density?
     
  2. G Man

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    It comes from the legs but more the position than the strength or aesthetic appearance. Mike Tyson, Tommy Hearns, Gerald McClellan and Deontay Wilder are all good high profile examples but there are many more.
     
  3. Presenting-Fight-Film

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    Dillian Whyte is actually another good example and AJ, Lomachenko too 126 and 130
     
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  4. drenlou

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    List em all why dont cha..:ohno
     
  5. drenlou

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    Roger Mayweather could crack because he had good leverage in his punches which comes from a strong stance.
     
  6. Toney F*** U

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    I don’t know what the big enigma with power is. Either you have heavy hands or you don’t, doesn’t matter about leg size
     
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  7. G Man

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    I guess as long as your legs are strong and you are good at positioning them, big legs can only be a hindrance as they are just excess baggage.
     
  8. Presenting-Fight-Film

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    What is heavy hands, like big hands?
     
  9. Presenting-Fight-Film

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    shoulder width and power correlation?
     
  10. drenlou

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    Skinny legs tho?:lol: whats the next thread, best low blowers in boxing history? :risas3:
     
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  11. G Man

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    Overriding factor is probably just evil intent. Most big punchers were/are mean characters at least in the ring.
     
  12. Toney F*** U

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    Bone density in the hands
     
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  13. m.s.

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    Tyson and Hagler's legs weren't skinny, that being said i think its the over all technique. With some, the technique comes more naturally, and with some it is learned, generally it is probably both. Hearns wasn't a puncher in the amateurs but learned it before he turned pro or early in his pro career. I think it has to do with the entire body moving and twisting in such a way that it become like a whip.
     
  14. ashishwarrior

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    blizzys back back again
     
  15. Snails

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    Punch power is all about transferring your weight.
     
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