MMA Technique

Judo Chop: Luke Rockhold's Boxing Lesson

Once one of the hottest middleweight prospects in the world, Luke Rockhold suffered a brutal knockout at the hands of Vitor Belfort in his last fight. Now he seeks to redeem himself against Costa Philippou. BE's Connor Ruebusch breaks down the KO.

Judo Chop: Costa Philippou's Eye Poke

At UFC 155, Costa Philippou TKO'd Tim Boetsch after blinding one of his eyes with a dubious eye poke. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a look at the incident and examines the history of fouls in combat sports.

Pivotal Moments: Saffiedine vs. Lim

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes a different look at the main event of UFN 34, breaking down the key moments of the five round war between Tarec Saffiedine and Lim Hyun Gyu.

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.

Chris Weidman's "Dirty" Defense

Some are arguing that Chris Weidman's check of Anderson Silva's leg kick, which caused the former champ to suffer a brutal leg fracture, was a "dirty technique." BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch weighs in.

UFC 168 Judo Chop: The Rematch

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the strategic changes that Anderson Silva will need to make to reclaim the UFC middlweight title from Chris Weidman at UFC 168.

Judo Chop: Kesa Gatame and Giving up the Back

T.P. Grant takes a look at a piece of Ronda's game that is a judo specialty, how she uses it, and how it can lead to her giving up her back.

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.

Judo Chop: Joseph Benavidez, Unfettered Power

Joseph Benavidez lost a close fight to Demetrious Johnson the first time around. Will the changes he's made under new coach Duane Ludwig be enough to turn the tables in the rematch? BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks it down.

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