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Old 08-09-2012, 11:49 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by GrappleRetarded View Post
Frankie doesn't hit very hard at all. If he was a heavy hitter, he'd rock his opponents much more frequently and have much more KO/TKO finishes. He barely has any finishes by way of TKO stoppage. He's simply not a heavy handed fighter, and the facts and statistics support this.

Bendo isn't much of a heavy puncher either, but his kicks pack a tonne of power.
There is a pretty big gap between having heavy hands and having pillow hands. His punches hurt and stun his opponents he just isn't likely to get a flash KO unless they have a mediocre chin. Your "stats" are fraudulent also he didn't even really start being mainly a boxer until the Sherk fight and didn't start sitting down on his punches until the second Penn fight. Penn just doesn't get dropped his chin is legendary, he TKOed Gray with punches, and he dropped Bendo with punches.

Your opinion isn't supported by the actual facts I just laid out and isn't based on specific patterns you can site from his recent fights; it is just confirmation bias. Soft punches don't make your opponents head whip back and their legs stop and Frankie repeatedly achieves that.
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