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The Technique Recap

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a retrospective look at the best (and sometimes worst) moments of applied technique and strategy from the latest event.

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UFC 174 Tech Recap part two: Good MMA

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch, having already delved into the crap, now turns to the good moments from UFC 174, including Demetrious Johnson's exhibition of technical clinching against Ali Bagautinov.

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UFC 174 Tech Recap part 1: Bad MMA

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the WORST parts of UFC 174, an underwhelming card full of unimpressive performances. Sometimes that's the way it goes.

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Technique Recap: Bellator 120

Bellator 120 was a little weird, but it was also a historic event in the still-developing sport of MMA. Most importantly, it had lots of punching! BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the best sequences of the night.

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Tech Recap: Assume the Position

Sunday's Brazil card was in many ways the perfect Brazil card. Controversy, upsets, knockouts--Fight Night 38 had it all, and a surprising amount of subtlety too. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a look at the smaller details that made the big finishes happen.

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UFC 171 Technique Recap: How to Take a Punch

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler set an all-time record for most strikes landed in a title fight, which begs the question: how on earth did they stay standing? BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch examines the fights of UFC 171 and the science that goes into eating a punch.

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UFC 170: Scientific Ground & Pound

UFC 170 featured a lot of electrifying finishes which, in MMA, almost invariably means at least some ground striking. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a look at the science of GnP.

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Technique Recap: UFC 169, pt. 2 (Aldo, Lamas, Lee)

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch brings you the final installment of the Technique Recap for UFC 169, featuring Kevin Lee, Ricardo Lamas, and Jose Aldo.

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Technique Recap: UFC 169 pt. 1, the Overhand Right

The overhand right is a common punch in MMA, but its rarely thrown well. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down some of the technically superb exceptions to that rule from UFC 169, including Neil Magny, Al Iaquinta, and Renan Barao.

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Technique Recap: UFC on FOX 10, Head Kicks Galore!

UFC on FOX 10 will probably be remembered best for its controversial main event, but BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch is here to make sure you don't forget that other thing the card had in spades: head kicks!

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Tech Recap part 2: Dillashaw, Romero, Rockhold

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the best moments of technique and strategy from UFC Fight Night Atlanta. This second part of the recap features TJ Dillashaw, Yoel Romero, Louis Smolka, and Luke Rockhold.

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Tech Recap: UFN 35 part 1, Nijem, Miller

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the best moments of technique and strategy from UFC Fight Night Atlanta. Featured in this first part of the recap: Ramsey Nijem and Cole Miller.

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Technique Recap: Weidman, Silva, Tate, Poirier

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the best and worst moments of technique and strategy in the Technique Recap of UFC 168.

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Technique Recap: Makovsky, Trujillo, Johnson

UFC on Fox 9 was a night of upsets and spectacular displays of MMA technique. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the ways that fighters used distance to defeat their opponents.

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Tech Recap: Jessamyn Duke, Nate Diaz, Shogun Rua

Two weeks of UFC fights means plenty of interesting technical tidbits. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the best moments of technique and strategy from the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale and UFC Fight Night 33.

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UFC 167 Tech Recap: Lawler, Hendricks, St-Pierre

UFC 167 will likely go down as one of the most controversial and exciting UFC events in history, and BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch is here to tell you why. Enjoy this breakdown of the best techniques and strategies from this historic night of fights.

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Technique Recap: UFN 30

BE's striking specialist takes a belated look at the best moments of technique from UFC Fight Night 30, including Jessica Andrade, Luke Barnatt, Al Iaquinta, John Lineker, and of course, Lyoto Machida.

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Technique Recap: UFC 166

In this weeks Technique Recap, BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the best and worst moments of technique and strategy from UFC 166.

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Technique Recap: UFC 165

It's time for another post-event Technique Recap, and this time Connor breaks down the finer points of several fights, including Thompson vs. Clements, Barao vs. Wineland, and of course Jones vs. Gustafsson.

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Technique Recap (Part Two): UFC 164 & UFN 28

Part two of the week's Technique Recap covers the best moments of technique from Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida, Anthony Pettis vs. Ben Henderson, and Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader.

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Technique Recap (Part One): UFN 27 & UFC 164

Another week another -- three UFC events? Connor recaps the best moments of technical brilliance from the weeks 40+ UFC fights, including Condit vs. Kampmann, Koch vs. Poirier, and Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone.

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UFC Fight Night 26: Technique Recap

Connor breaks down Michael Johnson's dominant performance and Alistair Overeem's crushing defeat in this post-fight technical analysis recap of Saturday's excellent UFC event.

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