In the first round Frankie Edgar took a savage beating inside the octagon but after making a few small adjustments between rounds, Frankie began to get much less.
The main adjustment Frankie Edgar made was a simple yet often underused striking concept. He started to move his head off the line of fire often –especially after throwing his own punching combos– causing Maynard to miss a huge percentage of his striking attacks.
I filmed a video breaking down the way I apply several of the techniques Frankie Edgar used so successfully to keep his head from being Gray’s punching bag, in rounds two, three, four and five.
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