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GrandpaBernard
12-25-2011, 06:36 PM
what are some good kos done by southpaws? I'm trying to do a study and would appreciate any info

Forza
12-25-2011, 08:53 PM
Moorer-cooper

underrated fight, both fighters down in round 1, all out brawl after that

dan_cov
12-25-2011, 10:12 PM
A southpaw that brutally K.O's guys, hmm...Rakhim Chakiev.

If you haven't seen him picture an early Tyson but a southpaw, when he used to send guys flying across the ring, lifting them clean off their feet.


Khaosai Galaxy, Marvin Hagler. = YT both these guys and take your pick.

New England
12-25-2011, 10:56 PM
what are some good kos done by southpaws? I'm trying to do a study and would appreciate any info

some bombs:
tarver - jones

and martinez - williams

devon alexander (converted southpaw [right hander]) - juan urango


some good old fashioned stoppages. the technical term is a buttwhipping.
antonio demarco (right hander as well fighting southpaw) - jorge linares

hagler (switch hitter) -hearns

NChristo
12-25-2011, 10:57 PM
Antonio Tarver - RJJ
Yoko Gushiken - Most of his victims, most of his KOs were fantastic
Rolando Navarette - Boza Edwards

New England
12-25-2011, 11:02 PM
ricky hatton is still on the ground in vegas somewhere dating back to the '09 shot he took from pacquiao

one hell of a one punch knockout if you are looking for that sort of thing.

true southpaw in a southpaw stance throwing his hardest left hand, too


for research


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GrandpaBernard
12-26-2011, 01:50 AM
ricky hatton is still on the ground in vegas somewhere dating back to the '09 shot he took from pacquiao

one hell of a one punch knockout if you are looking for that sort of thing.

true southpaw in a southpaw stance throwing his hardest left hand, too


for research


more will come to me
it's been christmas and i've been dranking
I hope your holiday is going well

I'm trying to figure out whether the southpaw right hook or left hand is the punch that causes the majority of KOs done by southpaws.

The left hook is the punch that causes most knockouts for orthodox fighters, but southpaws have different angles where their straight lands much more easily than their hook. It might be the straight that is the #1 KO punch for southpaws instead of a right hook.

Toney Loc
12-26-2011, 02:08 AM
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Toney Loc
12-26-2011, 02:13 AM
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dan_cov
12-26-2011, 02:14 AM
I hope your holiday is going well

I'm trying to figure out whether the southpaw right hook or left hand is the punch that causes the majority of KOs done by southpaws.

The left hook is the punch that causes most knockouts for orthodox fighters, but southpaws have different angles where their straight lands much more easily than their hook. It might be the straight that is the #1 KO punch for southpaws instead of a right hook.





The reason for this is because the left for an orthodox fighter is the closest punch to an opponent.

It's about footwork, take for example Marquez vs Pac (orthodox vs southpaw)
See Marquez lead foot?

Hang on, forget that, I have an article here that explains it better than i could, 1 mo.

dan_cov
12-26-2011, 02:16 AM
Bloody good post this & props to whoever posted it!



Warning: this is a bit of a novel, but I hope you like it anyway. Some people were asking about footwork in the Southpaw (SP) vs Orthodox (OD) match up, so I decided to break down some of the angles with diagrams and even a few sexy gifs. Sinister made an excellent tread on related topics recently, so I thought I would try to build on it with some stuff that I was already working on. This isn***8217;t specifically so much about footwork as it is about angles and ring generalship.

This is the SP vs OD neutral angle.


http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx130/higus/SPneutral.jpg?t=1302302954

dan_cov
12-26-2011, 02:20 AM
In the OD vs OD match up, a common technique is to attain a dominant angle by circling to the right since it puts you away from your opponentís cross. In the SP vs OD match up, the idea is the same, but the direction is different. OD will move to his left and SP will move to his right


http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx130/higus/spoutside.jpg?t=1302305505

dan_cov
12-26-2011, 02:21 AM
Since the opponent isnít going to just stand there and let his opponent circle, heíll try to circle with the opponent to try to regain a neutral angle (below left) or to cut off the corner and achieve the better angle (below right).


http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx130/higus/spfollowneutral.jpg?t=1302303060


http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx130/higus/spcutoff.jpg?t=1302303060

Toney Loc
12-26-2011, 02:21 AM
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dan_cov
12-26-2011, 02:22 AM
Sometimes, it becomes a game of cat and mouse, with the fighter on the in the center chasing the fighter on the outside. When it becomes a circling contest, the fighter on the inside has the advantage because he has less distance to travel in the same amount of time when trying to outmaneuver his opponent.



http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx130/higus/spinnercircle.jpg?t=1302303321



This is why ďcontrolling the center of the ring/cageĒ is an important strategy for some fighters.

dan_cov
12-26-2011, 02:25 AM
Now imagine you know your opponent is trying to follow you or cut you off. If you know where he is trying to be, you can anticipate it and use it to your advantage. After circling to the outside a few times, you see that he is following you. With a sudden direction change, you are now in a position where you can strike and he canít retaliate. If youíve set it up well by really making your opponent chase after you, heíll have too much momentum in his direction to do anything other than block. Heíll lose a valuable moment trying to adjust himself back to neutral while you are on the attack. The change in rhythm when you explode on the inside will also catch him off guard.


http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx130/higus/spinside.jpg?t=1302303064


In the diagram, even though you are on the inside, you are still at an angle that his power hand cannot effectively get you. As far as footwork for getting on the inside, just use the foot work found here: A basic footwork technique for beginners. In the OD vs OD stance, the technique brought you to the outside of your opponent, but in a SP vs OD situation, it will take you on the inside. If you are SP, just exchange the left and rights and you will do the same step in the opposite direction.

Although its risker, you can also try to hop the angle instead of stepping it. Itís generally not a good idea to let both feet leave the ground, but itís ok to break the rules every now and then if you know when you can get away with it. Here are examples of Machida fighting from the inside angle using a hop.

GrandpaBernard
12-26-2011, 02:49 AM
thanks for examples, videos, and diagrams everyone

it looks like what I originally thought is correct and most KOs done by southpaws come from their left hand. I didn't expect to finish up my research this fast

MonsieurGeorges
12-26-2011, 06:30 PM
Pacquiao/Hatton is like a textbook demonstration.

Look at Zab Judah's left early in his career. He was mostly knocking out bums but his southpaw left was a zinger.

Cloud
12-27-2011, 09:28 AM
How has nobody mentioned Corrie Sanders' absolute demolition of Wladimir Klitschko back in the early 2000's?

Loved ''The Sniper''. He had such deceptive hand speed and while it looked like he didnt put his full weight into his punches, they just seemed to be concussive.

Wonder how Michael Moorer vs. Corrie Sanders would have turned out...

NChristo
12-27-2011, 11:37 AM
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