Bob Canobbio has most recently been quoted in an article called “Compubox was never designed to score fights... but there’s no way that Timothy Bradley beat Manny Pacquiao.”. Bob Canobbio said, “It's pretty uncomplicated,. We have keys for jabs connected, jabs missed, power punches connected and power punches missed. For lack of a better description, we consider any non-jab a power punch.”. Bob Canobbio has been quoted a grand total of 11 times in 1 article.
"The database has evolved over time,". "We're now able to provide averages for specific weight classes and particular fighters. For example, the number of punches a middleweight throws on average during a fight or the total jabs Floyd Mayweather lan[...]
When you add together the jabs and non-jabs, this produces the statistic for the total punches thrown. From this, we're able to generate different percentages. For example, fighter A landed 40 per cent of his power punches, but only 20 per cent of h[...]
"When I'm training someone to become an operator, the first thing I do is have them work off tapes in order to practise,". "The main thing is to get acclimatised to the keys.
"Zack Padilla and Ray Oliveira combined to throw 3,020 punches when they fought, which to this day is still a CompuBox record. That was actually one of the few fights that we were hoping was going to end early! It was non-stop punching from the open[...]
"I've always been intrigued by the notion of measuring the impact of punches,". "That's the missing link really. Technology-wise, the only way you'd be able to do it would be by putting sensors in the fighters' gloves. However, there would obviously[...]
I send them DVDs of fights, they count the punches and send me their stats. I already have the punch data from the fights, so I can compare their numbers to the official stats to see how they've done. If they show promise, I'll get them live at ring[...]
"Over 90 per cent of the time, the fighter who throws and lands the most punches wins the fight."
You can watch a tape of almost any televised fight from the last 10 or 12 years and our stats are on there. These days with the Internet and TV, our data is almost public knowledge, whereas in the early years, this wasn't the case. When there was no[...]
The fighters also might have doubts about using gloves with a sensor in them. Then there's the possibility of technical issues with frequencies. etc. Maybe someday the technology will come along that will allow us to register the force of punches, a[...]
"It's pretty uncomplicated,". "We have keys for jabs connected, jabs missed, power punches connected and power punches missed. For lack of a better description, we consider any non-jab a power punch.
Another one that stands out is Pernell Whitaker against Azumah Nelson. Whitaker landed almost 300 jabs. It was an incredible performance.