Kicking Power: Vera Vs. Shogun

In case you missed the link in the ACL article, here is ESPN’s Sport Science analyzing Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s kicking power with an amazing results of 2749 pounds of force.

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It turns out, Sport Science also looked at Vera’s kicking power when he was analyzing Rua’s match-up against Lyoto Machida.

It turns out, Vera creates some pretty destructive power as well – 2600 pounds of force.

Of course, these videos are over a year old and against non-moving targets.

We will have to see if these guys try and duke it out or end up taking it to the ground!

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