MMA Technique

Pivotal Moments: Dillashaw vs Barao

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TJ Dillashaw did a number on Renan Barao last Saturday, dominating the bantamweight champion en route to a fifth round knockout. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the techniques...

Gaps in the Armor: How to beat Renan Barao

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Renan Barao has ruled his division for almost two years now, and he's already established himself as one of the best fighters in the entire UFC, but he's not unbeatable. BE's striking specialist...

The Climb: TJ Dillashaw, technical retrospective

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Few fighters have experienced as much improvement in the space of two years as TJ Dillashaw has under Duane Ludwig. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down Dillashaw's technical...

Technique Recap: Bellator 120

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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...

Pick your Poison: The Muay Thai of Matt Brown

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Matt Brown might announce himself as a "technical brawler," but he possesses one of the most pure Muay Thai styles in MMA today. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down this unique...

Understanding MMA Striking Mechanics

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Patrick Wyman breaks down the basic mechanics of punching, kicking, and kneeing for MMA fans.

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Video: Floyd Mayweather, the All-Terrain Fighter

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the tricks and tools that Floyd Mayweather Jr. uses to fight so well at every range.

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Video: Marcos Maidana's Orchestrated Violence

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the intelligent yet insane approach of Marcos Maidana, who challenges Floyd Mayweather Jr. this Saturday.

UFC 172 Judo Chop: Jon Jones's Muay Thai eye poke

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At UFC 172, UFC champion Jon Jones repeatedly poked Glover Teixeira in the eye. Is this just a dirty technique, or is there something more to it? Fraser Coffeen looks at these eye pokes, tracing...

Judo Chop: Jon Jones' In-fighting

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Jon Jones retained his UFC light heavyweight title Saturday in a five-round decision over Glover Teixeira, using vicious in-fighting tactics. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks it down.

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