Originally Posted by Boxing>MMA
No point incorperating deadlifts into your workout just hurts you in the long run with back pain. Focus on good grip and arm strength your legs will always be strong enough to support somebody who is 400 ibs. Personally I think grip is more important than arm strength and both of those are more important than leg strength.
Deadlift is one of the best exercises you can do. Leg and back strength are the most important in taking someone down.