Bloody Elbow GIF Overload: The Submissions (Part 2)

2ro427t_medium_medium_mediumAnother day, another set of incredible submissions. Today, we're focusing on some of the best grappling moments from 2003-2008. The debut of Brazil's Jungle Fights opens up with Rodrigo Gripp de Sousa wishing he'd have tapped a lot sooner. Then Joseph Bamguish gives a detailed explanation of why a guillotine choke from bottom side-mount is never ever a good idea.

Part 1

Follow the jump to see the second set of great submission highlights.

HT: T.P. Grant for commentary on the GIFs.

Ebenezer Fontes Braga Vs. Rodrigo Gripp de Sousa - Jungle Fight 1 (Sept. 13, 2003)

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Nothing sucks like getting choked, well expect for getting choked out with a ref who doesn't know what to do...

Marcelo Tigre vs. Joseph Bamguish - Jungle Fight 1 (Sept. 13, 2003)

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Going fetal seemed like a good idea at the time.

Akira Kibe vs. Manabu Kano - Shooto: Gig Central 4 (Sept. 21, 2003)

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It is awful being in a good, tight high guard. You can see the submission coming and can't do a damn thing about it.

Wagney Fabiano vs. Tommy Lee - TKO 16: Infernal (May 22, 2004)

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Today's BJJ lesson: Why going for a guillotine choke from the bottom of mount is a terrible idea.

Heath Pedigo vs. Andy Majors - HOOKnSHOOT: Arnold Classic (March 4, 2005)

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Not sure what the pro wrestling term for that is, but it was awesome.

Leopoldo Montenegro vs. Rodrigo Souza - Jungle Fight 4 (May 21, 2005)

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Dat Toe Hold...

Satoru Kitaooka vs. Carlos Condit - Pancrase: Spiral 8 (Oct. 2, 2005)

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Condit learned a valuable lesson this day, trying to strike out of a heel hook just makes your tears taste sweeter in the end.

Hatsu Hioki vs. Tom Niinimaki - Shooto 2005 In Korakuen Hall (Nov. 6, 2005)

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But I was fine!

Ichiro Kanai vs. Moriyu Yamada - Pancrase: Blow 3 (April 9, 2006)

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I can't stop staring at Yamada's hairline...

Yuji Hoshino vs. Yuta Yasunaga - Greatest Common Multiple: D.O.G. 6 (June 11, 2006)

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How to guillotine like a boss

Rani Yahya vs. Kazuya Yasuhiro - K1 Heroes 6 (August 5, 2006)

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Seriously... let go...

Satoru Kitaoka vs. Paul Daley - Pancrase: Blow 6 (August 7, 2006)

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The only guillotine defense he knew back then was to tap.

T.J. Waldburger vs. Brian Foster - Masters Of The Cage 4 (Sept. 23, 2006)

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Waldburger knows... how to finish an arm bar

Brad Pickett vs. John Trent - Absolute Fighting Championship 19 (Oct. 21, 2006)

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A+ for the armbar, the kick flip on the other hand...

Masakazu Imanari vs. Robbie Olivier - Cage Rage 20 (Feb. 10, 2007)

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Imanari, not just going after your feet!

James Edson Berto vs. Victor Valenzuela - Strikeforce-Elite XC: Shamrock Vs. Baroni (June 22, 2007)

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get in to my guard! Wait! No!

Christian M'Pumbu vs. Stefan Struve - Star Of Peresvit (Dec. 7, 2007)

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Wait... what? I honestly thought that would go the other way.

Kazayuki Fujita vs. Peter Graham - WVR Presents: Sengoku (May 5, 2008)

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a choke so nice, he tapped twice.

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