He was landing hooks and kicks to the body. That's one of my favorite shots. Jabs to the body...actually jab + jab. Jab to the face then jab to the body with an overhand right. Yes, I patented that combo.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.