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post #9 of (permalink) Old 06-18-2008, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by xeberus View Post
Okay I would choose kick-boxing for myself and here the reasons why.

In kick-boxing I was taught out to fight from the outside and counter punching with footwork and bobbing/weaving. I am 6'4" with 81inches of reach and this style works great for the way I like to fight and my body type.

Muay-thai teaches power from the inside, and I can fight there to but I choose to not to.

In my mind as a "very general" idea of the differences, I would look at cro-cop and wanderlei silva. Cro-cop and myself fight almost exactly alike. He is obviously a kick-boxer, wanderlei silva is more muay-thai. Cro-cop fights from the outside, wanderlei fights a lot on the inside and uses knees etc.
uh....crocop is kinda a dutch style muay thai...and your still way off on everything else too

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