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Main article: wikipedia:Cross-counter
Cross Counter
Ippo02
Info
User(s) Miyata Ichirou
Ralph Anderson
Real-Life User(s) Various
First Appearance
Manga N/A
Anime The Fighting
Similar Technique(s)
Similar technique(s) Right Straight
Counter
Flash
Jolt Counter
The cross counter is a commonly used technique in the boxing world. It is a counter punch delivered via a right cross.

ApplicationEdit

The counter is performed on an incoming jab or straight. It is not usually performed on uppercuts or hooks due to those punches not having any forward momentum; the momentum adds value to the punch.

When the jab or straight is coming, the counter-puncher throws their own straight while simultaneously performing a headslip. It is more difficult to perform the counter on a straight since the headslip cannot be performed. Ideally the user should loop their right arm over a left jab.

Miyata Ichirou tends to put his weight into the punch with a big step-in. He has even devised a version where he lunges forward. Sawamura Ryuuhei, on the other hand, does not step in, but intstead hits the opponent before their punch is fully in motion.

Strengths & WeaknessesEdit

it is a well timed punch usally stunning the opponent however is throw at such an awkward angle if the opponent we to lean back it would allow for a perfect right hand uppercut

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