Are you guys serious?It depends on the skill level of the fighter,If you could add more things to your arsenal why not do it?IMO if the same person could fight himself one having kickboxing and the other boxing the kickboxing would win.
You can't question though, that a BOXER would be ripped to shreds my a skilled kickboxer in a kickboxing match. Hell early in the UFC we all learned that boxers fail miserably in MMA competition against an equally skilled kickboxer.
And in reference to boxing unitized specifically for MMA, meaning ground fighting included in training...see my previous post. Come on dude, boxing's inferiority in MMA competition is basic stuff.
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