MMA Knockouts in MMA happen fast compared to

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  1. RunninWild

    RunninWild How subtle of you

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    Boxing, this isnt a throwback to the other thread btw. But why is it that one well placed shot with MMA gloves sends somebody to the floor whereas in boxing you can see a fighter eat about 20 of those same power punches? Is it because the bigger glove cushions the punch? Whats the science?
     
  2. Ricey McRicerton

    Ricey McRicerton New Member

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    That's pretty much it.
     
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    have you noticed that submissions in mma happen fast compared to boxing too?

    :eek3:
     
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    mma fighters square up more compared to boxers. they generate more power like that. boxers face opponents at a angle
     
  5. Redneck Shinobi

    Redneck Shinobi Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that

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    I think it's also the fact that if you get knocked down in Boxing or kickboxing you're given a 10 count to get back up where in MMA the guy is basically gonna rape you before you get your motor function back. I think the gloves do make a difference, they used to do it barefisted in the past, but they found the matches could go on longer with them. I think it's a mix of things, but you gotta also remember there are a lot of different things you gotta watch out for and not just the fists. Cause I've eaten some nice shots from a guy who's only 160 with 16oz's and it still fuckin hurts.


    Wait what? I know my stance when we spar in kickboxing I keep it more tight, but a boxing stance is usually more wide base for more hip power. You can generate a lot more power from the hips that way and without having to watch for kicks it's the perfect stance for it.
     
  6. RunninWild

    RunninWild How subtle of you

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    not the same :squint:
     
  7. Kuet

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    You been pretty good lately.
    Captain fucking obvious is back though.
     
  8. Kozzy McKoz

    Kozzy McKoz OT Supporter

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    The chins of high level boxers tend to be way better
     
  9. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    They also only have to defend against punches, as opposed to worrying about kicks, punches, takedowns.
     
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    This.

    The gloves don't make a big difference. When someone takes a shot in the chin in boxing they go down just as hard as in MMA.
     
  11. Ghost of Swayze

    Ghost of Swayze Ofcourse you mad

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    any science to back that up?

    I think its the glove size and the fact that MMA fighters can get caught much easier
     
  12. Ghost of Swayze

    Ghost of Swayze Ofcourse you mad

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    Boxing gloves are a little easier on the body and are great for blocking
     
  13. roose

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    That science show (with bas rutten punching) showed that glove size makes no difference.
     
  14. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    Exactly. There are alot of partially blocked punches in boxing because of the glove size.
     
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    I would assume that if you didn't have a pretty good chin you would never rise up in the ranks in boxing because of the constant head abuse. Whereas in MMA a great chin isn't as important, and you can be fairly good without an iron chin(like Arlovski).
     
  16. Redneck Shinobi

    Redneck Shinobi Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that

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    I kinda don't agree though and here's why. I don't know how AA trains, but most MMA fighters are taking just as much "abuse" to the head in training as I'm sure boxers are. You still go out there and spar, at least the we do 2 boxing rounds, then 2 kick boxing rounds then 2 MMA rounds.

    I'm sure it's different for everyone else, but I don't take any less abuse out there in the MMA round as opposed to the other ones. I think you just learn over time how to take a shot. I have a pretty good chin, but I've been caught a few times with some nice crisp hooks that made my vision go different way. I just find myself getting more used to it when I eat another big one, but it's not like I'm not being affected, cause that shit still hurts.
     
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    Boxers know how to protect their chin and have alot more glove to do it along with the not having to worry about all the other MMA specific stuff. Getting hit with a 12oz - 16oz glove doesnt hurt as much as a 4oz one.
     
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    i cant see why anybody would think there is no difference in getting hit with a 12-16oz glove and a 4 oz glove....
    anyone who has ever held focus mitts or even the smaller thai pads with MMA gloves can attest to that.
     
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    iCEgECKO Ballin' at 5'2''

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    That is ignorant.
    I've been hit by both and I can tell you there is a significant difference.
     
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    Didn't he say that?....
     
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    Ghost of Swayze Ofcourse you mad

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  23. Kozzy McKoz

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    Just through natural selection.

    The boxers you see on TV have usually gone through 15-20 fights of just punching. It is also the While in MMA you can go 15 fights without ever being punched or punching if you ground game is good enough.

    Of course I also think the smaller gloves and variety of attacks play a part. But the fact that you can reach the UFC without ever being hit hard in your career says something.

    and boxers fight with 8-10 oz gloves not 12-16 oz.
     
  24. Redneck Shinobi

    Redneck Shinobi Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that

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    Okay just for the sake of argument, name me one MMA fighter that has gone 8 fights in a row without being punched or punching. I guess you're being hypothetical (I hope), but even if that's the case you went way overboard with that figure.

    I will agree that there is a shit ton more things you have to look out for but come on bro.

    I also just want to point out that MMA gloves are only designed to protect a fighters hand and that's it.
     
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    :mamoru: yes
     

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