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  1. TaeBo_Master is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by Petter View Post
    Indeed, it exacerbates a problem with making the comparison: Everybody knows how to punch standing up, and boxers are especially good at it; meanwhile no one is really adept at punching from all fours. Thus, the test subjects were inevitably trained in one test condition but not the other; their choice of subjects exacerbated (though it did not create) this problem. Additionally, modern humans are inherently clumsier on all fours than our longer-armed, shorter-legged ancestors.
    Besides, that's making the assumption that punching is a worthwhile goal for evolution. After all, takedowns and GNP would be far more effective for quadrupeds anyway. Anyone here wanna take a full grown Chimpanzee in their guard?

    Wait scratch that. They use t3h d34dly biting and groin attacks. Perhaps TMAs are more effective in jungle combat?

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    I thought dogs were the arbitrators of what doggiestyle was.
    All men are dogs. Especially Plissken.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Petter View Post
    Indeed, it exacerbates a problem with making the comparison: Everybody knows how to punch standing up, and boxers are especially good at it; meanwhile no one is really adept at punching from all fours. Thus, the test subjects were inevitably trained in one test condition but not the other; their choice of subjects exacerbated (though it did not create) this problem. Additionally, modern humans are inherently clumsier on all fours than our longer-armed, shorter-legged ancestors.
    Clearly the only way to truly test this hypothesis is to have 3 trained fighter fight a chimp, a gorilla, and an orangutan.
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    Imagine this picture, but with everyone unarmed and punching that bear:
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    Boxing gloves or MMA gloves?
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    Boxing gloves, were measuring punching power for science. If we let the apes grab and use grappling what will that show us about if standing on 2 feet gives better punching power.
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    Standing upright, if do right no can defense
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