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Old 07-08-2009, 12:18 AM   #46
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Rocky Marciano said the same thing about larger fighters. In an interview, he said smaller fighters gave him more problems. He said that fighters like Walcott and Moore gave him problems because they didn't have to "punch down" at him and therefore generated more power.

He said that "punching up" helped him to generate even more power because his legs were the foundation of his punching power.

They can teach technique, which can improve a fighter's power somewhat, but they've never been able to teach power.

Mickey Walker was another fighter who loved fighting taller heavier men. He said he like to get inside and "belt their guts out."
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