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Old 08-02-2009, 01:51 PM   #1
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bare knuckle boxing for mma?..

From Bare-Knuckles to Modern Boxing

wonder if this could be used...stance and puches?...

i'm not trolling...just want to hear some good thoughts and opinions...feedback anybody?...

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Old 08-02-2009, 08:24 PM   #2
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with today's regs and litigation oriented society, you kiss bare knuckle or NHB stuff goodbye forever

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Old 08-03-2009, 06:48 PM   #3
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interesting article- don't have much to add except I always wondered why the old school boxers had the lead arm more outstreatched.

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Old 08-03-2009, 10:46 PM   #4
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I've sparred with a guy who always keeps his lead hand stretched a bit farther like that. It keeps a good guard and unless you have really long arms, it's incredibly difficult to get around it.

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Old 08-04-2009, 12:31 PM   #5
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pretty cool read, don't think Clay Guida would have been a fan in the old days...

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Old 08-04-2009, 06:36 PM   #6
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Very interesting read.. although I've never practiced it so don't know for sure, the vertical fist and straight arm for kinetic energy part reminds me of Wing Chun principles.

It was also a good reminder that boxing is a sport and the gloves make a big difference, so a lot of traditional martial arts don't get the stand-up credit they deserve as people tend to compare in the context of a gloved ring bout.

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