Originally Posted by Simurgh
Well when you are hit with a big punch you have a few options. Either to hold, or to protect yourself or to try to trade. The last is the most dangerous and not very clever (Chisorra is the latest proof of that).
Wlad took that Haye punch and was still coordinated enough to hold (same what Lennox did when Vitali landed that direct - he was holding till Vitali pushed him - nothing wrong with it).
Wlad doesn't have a POOR chin it is an average chin when you compare it to all HW champions and very good when you compare it to top contender fighters. Of course if you compare it to Vitali's chin it is poor, but so is Lennox's compared to Vitali's.
He's been floored 12 times, he has a poor chin.
He's big enough and skilled enough at this stage to not get caught completely clean, but quite like Amir Khan, if he gets caught by a puncher, he'll be in some trouble.