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The Incredible Striking of Clay Guida

Scott Tuggle on the Underground forum captured this display of striking prowess from Clay Guida vs Marcus Aurelio.

Tuggle's breakdown is essential to understanding the nuance of Guida's technique:

What we have here is an example of using range and feinting.  This took place right before the first lesson.  Clay fakes a high five to a sucker right cross.  Then follows with a left hook and half of a right leg kick.  The secret to this combo was to target about 2 feet in front of your opponent.  This gets in his head.  By this time Clay has his opponent  thinking.."Does this guy really want to hit me?  Where am I?  Am I here or two feet in front of me?" The ensuing mental confusion allows Clay to move in to the correct distance and unleash his real attack while Aurelio ponders reality.

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