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Discussion in 'Standup Technique' started by supmaynnn, Jul 8, 2005.

  1. supmaynnn

    supmaynnn Banned Banned

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    i was watching ufc greatest knockouts 1 and i notice vitor belfort is really good with hands, who else is a good fighter to watch if i want to see boxing

    are there any people that are especially good in one thing like kicks/elbows/knees too?
     
  2. Remember Me?

    Remember Me? Orange Belt

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    Hmmm... well it's MMA man, you wont see much straight boxing... Just watch boxing lol.
     
  3. Sinister

    Sinister Doctor of Doom Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Floyd Mayweather Jr. currently.
     
  4. proeliator

    proeliator ....but there are no gods here....

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    A guy with solid boxing skills IMO is Andrei Arlovski. He uses his hands to great effect.
     
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    Metafour 武士道

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    Nogueira and Gomi both have some decent boxing skills for MMA.
     
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    Eduardo R. Amateur Fighter

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    You wont find the best punchers in MMA, like King Kabuki said Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the guy to watch for great hands.
     
  7. devante

    devante Silver Belt

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    in mma if you want to see people w/ solid boxing skills i would recomment watching jens pulver, esp his fight w/gomi; he used the jab..r.cross...hook very eff, he also showed gppd footwork, threw combos to the head and body, miced his shots..set up his punches..went through all his def checks and showed how to use ur arms, forearms to block head and body shots.. tht fight is the best example of boxing in mma.

    other fighters arvloski...edwards..an in the early ufc's don frye v goodridge in the uu showed very good boxing in regards to body work, def, inside fighting, jab, r.hook and cross and fairly eff uppercuts..

    but if u wanna see the best example of boxing watch floyd mayweather...antonio tarver or tapes of pernell whittaker..ricardo lopez...mark johnson..ray leonard and robinson.
     
  8. Brendon Katz

    Brendon Katz Brown Belt Professional Fighter

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    chuck liddell is an awesome counter puncher .
    wanderlei silva with the knees
    cro cop with the kicks
    david lousasous (or however the hell u spell that)'s elbows
     
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    godking Purple Belt

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    Bernard Hopkins

    Hopkins vs Glen Johnson at MW is a masterpiece of boxing.
     
  10. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Evan Tanner also has really good knees in the clinch.
     
  11. BlackBeltNow

    BlackBeltNow Red Belt, but BlackBeltLastYear

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    definitely not vitor belfort. he is not a good boxer
     
  12. wooshman

    wooshman Guest

    For MMA, Belfort has some of the best hands in the business. Too bad he hasn't looked too great the last couple of years.

    Anyways Hopkins has always had really good textbook boxing. Mike Tyson's earlier fights in the beginning of his career showed tremendous boxing skills.
     
  13. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Yeah in MMA Belfort & Arlovski have really good hands.
     
  14. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Rizzo is right behind Cro Cop with best kicks.
     
  15. Sinister

    Sinister Doctor of Doom Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Too bad he doesn't throw them.

    I maintain he could have whooped Randy's ass both times they met if he hadn't been so gun-shy, everytime he kicked Randy had a big question mark floating over his head.
     
  16. dapunisher

    dapunisher Guest

    Floyd Maywether is definitely the man right now.

    A good fight for what your looking for would Jen's Pulver vs. Takanori Gomi, I'm pretty sure it was at the lat pride shockwave show.
     
  17. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Yeah i agree. I remember on his second fight with Telligman, he threw a leg kick so hard that it spun Telligman around. It was pretty funny.
     
  18. dapunisher

    dapunisher Guest

    It seems rizzo never reached his true potential.
     
  19. phenomfan1529

    phenomfan1529 Brown Belt

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    Hes training with chute boxe right now, I think its really gonna help him.
     
  20. devante

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    vitor's hands are good in that they have power explosivenesss and fluidness; in regards to overall boxing in mma, no his skills are subpar at best.. edwards..pulver..tellingham.. gomi....couture even has better hands...
     

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