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8th May '18 12:19:16 PM eroock
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26th Mar '18 8:57:01 AM Hanz
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* Done at least once during the climax of ''VideoGame/Yakuza4''. It would seem over the top in any other gritty crime drama, but given that it's part of an elaborate fight sequence between 8 shirtless men on a skyscraper surrounded by raining money, it fights right in.

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* Done at least once during the climax of ''VideoGame/Yakuza4''. ''VideoGame/Yakuza4'', where succeeding in the QTE causes your character to punch hard enough to break your opponent's hand. It would seem over the top in any other gritty crime drama, but given that it's part of an elaborate fight sequence between 8 shirtless various men on a skyscraper surrounded by raining money, it fights right in.
24th Mar '18 10:32:43 PM Mdumas43073
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[[quoteright:350:[[Manga/OnePiece http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/one_piece_punch_parry0.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Nope, there is no punchline here.]]

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[[quoteright:350:[[Manga/OnePiece [[quoteright:320:[[Manga/OnePiece http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/one_piece_punch_parry0.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Nope, [[caption-width-right:320:Nope, there is no punchline here.]]
10th Nov '17 10:20:49 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* Children in the USA play a game called "bloody knuckles", where they punch each other in their fists. The loser is the first one to get bloody knuckles.

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* Children in the USA play a game called "bloody knuckles", where they punch each other in their fists. The loser is the first one to get bloody knuckles. The lighter version is "whoever gives up first". It's a lot harder to play when you play with a kid with little muscle on his/her knuckles as while there's less skin and muscle protecting it there's a lot more bone to strike with.
3rd Sep '17 11:14:17 PM Stealth
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* ''Anime/GundamBuildFighters'' does this quite a few times:
** The battle between Nils and Sei/Reiji, since due to CombatBreakdown they've been reduced to supercharged punch attacks. It's every bit as awesome as it sounds.
** Again, due to combat breakdown, the battle between Fellini and Sei/Reiji ends with a DoubleKnockout and both the Wing Fenice and the Star Build Strike disabled. If anything, this entire battle is even more awesome than the one against Nils.
** Happens ''again'' '''twice''' in the bonus OVA "GM's Counterattack,'' first with the Star Burning Gundam going fist to fist with the [[spoiler:Psyco GM]], then again at the end of the episode when [[spoiler:Reiji takes control of the Star Burning to battle Sei in his Build Strike Cosmos, giving them the fight they'd promised each other]].
17th Aug '17 3:39:54 PM Prometheus117
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* In season 3 of ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' Arslan Altan and Yang Xiao Long do this during the Vytal Festival Tournament. {{Justified}} since any damage they would have taken would have simply affected their [[SoulPower Aura]] instead of their hands.

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* In season 3 of ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' Arslan Altan and Yang Xiao Long do this during the Vytal Festival Tournament. {{Justified}} since any damage they would have taken would have simply affected their [[SoulPower Aura]] instead of their hands.
17th Aug '17 3:39:20 PM Prometheus117
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* In season 3 of ``WebAnimation/RWBY`` Arslan Altan and Yang Xiao Long do this.

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* In season 3 of ``WebAnimation/RWBY`` ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' Arslan Altan and Yang Xiao Long do this.this during the Vytal Festival Tournament. {{Justified}} since any damage they would have taken would have simply affected their [[SoulPower Aura]] instead of their hands.
* The ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'' match between [[Franchise/StreetFighter Balrog]] and [[VideoGame/KillerInstinct TJ Combo]] has the two engaging in several such exchanges during their boxing-turned-deathmatch. Being [[SuperStrength who]] [[SuperToughness they]] [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower are]], their blows start ''breaking the stage under their feet''.
17th Aug '17 1:22:43 PM AkiTendo
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* Parrying is a gameplay mechanic in ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIII''. Only some of them are Punch Parries though, others are more sensible parries, and a couple are {{No Sell}}s.

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* ''Franchise/StreetFighter''
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Parrying is a gameplay mechanic in ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIII''. Only some of them are Punch Parries though, others are more sensible parries, and a couple are {{No Sell}}s.Sell}}s.
** In the opening cinematic of ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'' Ken and Ryu perform one of these.
13th Jul '17 9:13:15 PM amateragi
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**When Luffy confronts a mirrored version of him in Whole Cake Island, their entire fight consists of this as the mirror duplicate always perfectly reflects Luffy's moves.
24th May '17 3:42:06 PM shamchimp28
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* In ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', this happens between [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk the Hulk]] and ComicBook/IronMan (With the latter using the [[MetaMecha Hulkbuster/Veronica armor]]). The shockwave of their punches clashing is strong enough to shatter glass windows and even push around civilians that are near the fight. Both Tony and Bruce seem unaffected but, given who [[PoweredArmor these]] [[MadeOfIron are]], it's justified.

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* In ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', this happens between [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk the Hulk]] and ComicBook/IronMan (With the latter using the [[MetaMecha Hulkbuster/Veronica armor]]). The shockwave of their punches clashing is strong enough to shatter glass windows and even push around civilians that are near the fight. Both Tony and Bruce seem unaffected but, given who [[PoweredArmor these]] they]] [[MadeOfIron are]], it's justified.


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* Done at least once during the climax of ''VideoGame/Yakuza4''. It would seem over the top in any other gritty crime drama, but given that it's part of an elaborate fight sequence between 8 shirtless men on a skyscraper surrounded by raining money, it fights right in.
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