CompuBox Historical Review: Maidana vs. Soto Karass
Jesus Soto Karass the much busier fighter, while Marcos Maidana is the harder puncher. This should be a power punch festival, as 28 of their combined 35 punches landed per round (80%) were power shots. Maidana's opponents landed 41% of their power punches and Soto Karass opponents landed 43% of their power shots.
[QUOTE=SoggyLungs;12515981]I think he would have got stopped eventually though...maidana just got into beast mode and was letting those hands fly.[/QUOTE] I agree, the most likely outcome was Maidana knocking Karass out but Soto was still firing back. He should have…Comment by ryan2324 on 09-16-2012
You are a bum! Maidana looks awesome n could easily go on to win a title at this weight!Comment by Prince_Pugilist on 09-15-2012
but, from Maidana's point of view, apart from the holding early on and the cheap lowblows, he seemed to be a better boxer overall. His jab was very good and he managed to defend a lot of body shots that…Comment by Prince_Pugilist on 09-15-2012
I didnt like the stoppage. Karass was still able to defend himself, I hate seeing good fighters like Karass short changed. He deserved a longer go, he deserved, in what is probably his last chance, to go out on his…Comment by TheUptownKid on 09-15-2012
premature hate to see a close fight stopped by the ref, especially if the opponent isn't asleepPost a Comment/View More User Comments (9)