MMA Technique

Pat Barry and a Very Bad Day in the Octagon

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To flip the tradition of Judo Chops pointing out great technique, we at Bloody Elbow asked ourselves "What went wrong for Pat Barry in his fight against Soa Palelei Hunt vs. Bigfoot"? The answers...

Judo Chop: The Ashi-Waza of Hector Lombard

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Grappling team Judo bum Ananse takes a detailed look at the footsweeps used by Hector Lombard to rag-doll Jake Shields at UFC 171.

Hendricks' Coach: 'He's better than they realize'

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BE's Connor Ruebusch interviews Steven Wright, the striking coach of newly crowned welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Steven talks about his own martial arts background, the training he's done...

UFC 171 Technique Recap: How to Take a Punch

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Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler set an all-time record for strikes landed in a title fight, so how on earth did they stay standing? BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch examines UFC 171 and...

Pivotal Moments: Hendricks vs. Lawler part 2

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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a different look at the main event of UFC 171, breaking down the key moments of the five round battle of grit and wits between Johny Hendricks and...

Pivotal Moments: Hendricks vs. Lawler part 1

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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a different look at the main event of UFC 171, breaking down the key moments of the five round battle of grit and wits between Johny Hendricks and...

Judo Chop: Hendricks, the Uncrowned King

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This weekend, Johny Hendricks fights Robbie Lawler for the belt he believes is rightfully his, and he's almost certainly going to come in better than ever before. BE's striking specialist Connor...

Judo Chop: 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler Rising

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Robbie Lawler just might be the most unlikely title challenger ever, and yet he's got the necessary skills to become the UFC's new welterweight champ. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch...

Judo Chop: Canelo Alvarez's Bag of Tricks

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Saul "Canelo" Alvarez beat Alfredo Angulo in a dominant performance last Saturday, showing off an impressive array of techniques in the process. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down...

Monday Morning Violence: Silva's Reverse Elbow KO

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The second installment of Monday Morning Violence takes a look back at one of the most spectacular finishes in MMA history, Anderson Silva's reverse elbow knockout of Tony Fryklund.

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