MMA Technique

Coaching whiz Duke Roufus on Striking Evolution


Bloody Elbow alum Luke Thomas of recently published a Q&A with Roufusport head trainer Duke Roufus pertaining to striking-centric evolutions in MMA.

Slack's Greatest Strikers: Roy Jones Jr.


There might never have been a better boxer for pure offense than Roy Jones Jr. who led with power punches and set up his punches with psychology and corner cutting movements in equal measure.

Judo Chop: Aldo's Outstanding Takedown Defense


In the main event of UFC 156, Jose Aldo defeated Frankie Edgar due, in part, to impeccable take down defense. This is a close look at the techniques used by Aldo in defending Edgar's take downs.

Bloody Basics: The Bridge


A new Bloody Elbow technical series, looking at the foundational techniques of different martial arts and those unique to Mixed Martial Arts. This second article looks at a technique present in all...

Jack Slack's Greatest Strikers: Giorgio Petrosyan


Giorgio Petrosyan is perhaps the greatest kickboxer on earth and one of the best in history. Today we look at some of the great Armenian's techniques with a focus on his bout with Albert Kraus.


Hot girl demonstrates how to wrap your hands

The wonderful folks at Eye Handy, provide an excellent video on how to properly wrap your hands.

Alistair Overeem and Discipline in Striking


Even the best strikers in the world can be knocked out when they behave foolishly. We take a look at how Overeem threw away the fight.

UFC 156: Bas Rutten breaks down the Reem/Silva KO


Why was Antonio Silva able to knock out former K-1 champion Alistair Overeem at UFC 156? There are plenty of explanations already being discussed, but here, MMA great Bas Rutten offers his analysis...

Killing the King: Jose Aldo


We take a look at the greatest featherweight in our young sport's history, Jose Aldo, as Frankie Edgar attempts to commit his second divisional regicide.

UFC on Fox 6: The Jack Slack Breakdown


A look at how Anthony Pettis shut down Donald Cerrone, Glover Teixeira and Quinton Jackson's brawl, and Demetrious Johnson's Ong Bak elbows at UFC on Fox 6.

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