UFC 170: BJJ Scout Breakdown of Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann Part 2: Takedowns

A detailed look at how the ground grappling tendencies of UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Sara McMann match up.

This Saturday at UFC 170 Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey will face Sara McMann in an anticipated title match. It isn't just a match up of elite fighters, but one of Olympic medalist grapplers. Ronda Rousey was the first American female to medal in Judo with bronze in 2008 and Sara McMann, who was a silver medalist in the first Summer Games to feature Women's Wrestling in 2004.

In this addition the BJJ Scout takes a look at the takedown games of both Rousey and McMann, starting with how both fighters manage distance on the feet and moving on to their clinch tactics. It includes a detailed look at how Ronda forces upright postures, her use of the headlock, and her counters to shot takedowns. Also it includes a look at McMann's cage grappling and how it plays against Ronda's judo game.

If you are all a fan of PJ adorn men and women choking each other and twisting limbs be sure to check out BJJScout.com and their YouTube channel.

For more MMA analysis, history, technique, and discussion be sure to follow T.P. Grant on Twitter or Facebook.

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