True but the punches in a straight blast are faster, and done properly, can still have great power, when combined with good footwork. I guess the bottom line is for me it works better. With a boxing blast, I take far more hits. But whatever works for you.
Member of DaJoGen MMA school under Dave Hagen and Team Chaos fight team under Denver Mangiyatan and Chris Toquero, ran out of Zanshin Martial Arts in Salem Oregon: http://www.zanshinarts.org/Home.aspx