Kid Nate and Dallas Winston talk about the cutting edge of MMA striking including: Lyoto Machida, John Makdessi and Shotokan karate, Muay Thai standing elbows and knees to the body, the sons of Chuck Liddell and the future of sprawl and brawl, Anthony Pettis and capeoria, wing chun, savate and more.
I'm back with another installment of the MMA Tete-A-Tete: Coarsening the Discourse. Bloody Elbow's own preview specialist Dallas Winston joins me for this edition as we discuss the future evolution of MMA.
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We chew over a couple of techniques that Dallas thinks are going to have a bigger and bigger impact on MMA in the short term:
- Standing elbows
- Knees to the body on the ground
- Shotokan karate/TKD via Lyoto Machida, John Makdessi and Steven Thompson
- Capoeria via Anthony Pettis
- The sprawlNbrawl of Chuck Liddell
- Costa Phillopou
- Fabiano Maldonado