What Conor McGregor lacks in the wrestling aspect of mixed martial arts, he certainly makes up for with his superior striking abilities.
A lot has been made of his unorthodox style, he’s remained vocal about being one of the hardest hitters around, and that statement has been echoed by people around him.
Nate Diaz confirmed that he hits harder than a featherweight and UFC president Dana White has also spoken highly of the power the Irishman possesses.
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He knocked Jose Aldo out in 13 seconds last year, and then you only have to see his impressive record of 17 knockouts to see damage can be done with his fists.
While he prepares to take on Eddie Alvarez, we also have Tyron Woodley defending the welterweight title against Stephen Thompson, and Karolina Kowalkiewicz aims to dethrone women’s strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk on the same night.
The six of them recently tried their luck at a punching meter, where their scores are monitored to see who can hit the hardest, and some of the results are rather surprising
The image, which you can see below, shows that Woodley is the hardest hitter out them all, scoring 761.
McGregor actually came in at second, scoring an impressive 745, which is quite surprising considering Wonderboy scored 721, and McGregor’s opponent Alvarez scored 715.
It seems as if the statements could be true, perhaps Notorious does indeed hit like a welterweight which would back up the claims that have been made in the past.
The other interesting scores saw Kowalkiewicz score 545, ahead of her Polish rival who scored 508, as the two of them put their unbeaten records on the line.
Maybe McGregor would need to think twice about squaring up to a hard-hitter like Woodley again, and it also seems like they should all avoid Roland Scognamiglio – whoever he is – who scored 616 in New York City.
Are you surprised by any of the scores from the punching machine? Have YOUR say in the comments section below.
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