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Benson Henderson isn't always exciting these days, but he's always imposing. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the rough 'em up, cage-based clinch game of the former WEC and UFC champion. Ben Henderson might be one of the most enigmatic fighters in the UFC. There are very few fighters who seem as capable of physically dominating their opposition, and yet so entirely uninterested in doing so. Since gaining the lightweight title in February of 2012, Henderson seems to have trans read news >>

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Gray Maynard and Ross Pearson put on a thoroughly entertaining display of boxing in their co-main event slot on the UFC's 47th Fight Night event in Bangor, Maine. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks it down. I'm going to ask you to do something difficult. Forget that this was Gray Maynard's fourth loss by KO in his last five outings. Forget that Maynard was among the top three lightweights in the world just three years ago. Basically, forget everything I wrote about Maynard in my pre read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Title challenger one day, near-washout the next. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch analyzes the changes in Gray Maynard's approach to fighting that have contributed to his rapid decline. When Gray Maynard stepped into the Octagon to face Frankie Edgar on the first day of 2011, he knew he could beat the lightweight champ. He'd done it once before, two years prior to the unexpected win over B.J. Penn that earned Edgar the belt. Hell, Maynard had even gotten measurably better since that firs read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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T.P. Grant takes an in-depth look at Josh Barnett's wrestling tactics, adapted by his experience in BJJ and MMA to become something truly formidable and worthy of being called a catch wrestling base. At Metamoris 4 Josh Barnett dismantled and submitted two time ADCC champion Dean Lister in one of the most impressive performances in the short history of the grappling promotion. The aftermath of the match has been interesting to behold: in his post-fight interview, Barnett said he wished to demons read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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In this guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis we look at some of the catch wrestling techniques that Josh Barnett used to submit Dean Lister at Metamoris 4. This is a guest post by BJJ brown belt Kostas Fantaousakis.Metamoris 4 took place on Saturday, August 9th, 2014. In the headlining bout, Andre Galvao finished Chael Sonnen with a rear naked choke as expected. What amazed most of us BJJ practitioners though, is how Josh Barnett managed to submit Dean Lister with less than 10 second read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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T.P. Grant kicks off a sub-series of Judo Chops with conceptual looks at transition grappling and starts off with the Flying Armbar. When someone first begins to learn submission grappling, they are often introduced to the basic positions and learn fundamentals about each of them: proper defensive posture, techniques, and ways to move to other positions. These basics are often a student's first introduction to the concept of transitioning. They start to discover that moving between these positio read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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BE's striking specialist breaks down the most intriguing sequences from Robbie Lawler's thrilling victory over Matt Brown from the main event of UFC on Fox 12. (Author's note: This is part two of a 2-part piece. If you missed it, you can find part one here. Enjoy!) Most fighters relish the idea of surprising their opponents. Like competing schools in a 70's Kung Fu flick, these men will hoard the fruits of their most recent training camp, cherish them like all-powerful secret weapons until they read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down just what allowed Robbie Lawler to beat the best-ever incarnation of Matt Brown in the main event of UFC on Fox 12. If you are a follower of my breakdowns, you may have noticed that my analysis was conspicuously absent last week. That's because I was on vacation, not only from my daytime job and my daily life, but from my passion of combat sports. Fighting will always interest me, but covering the UFC's relentless schedule can be draining. Aft read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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After all, Parisyan was winning MMA fights via armbar long before "Rowdy" was even in high school. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has done for judo what Lyoto Machida once did for karate. "Rowdy" -- who is now dropping opponents with her hands -- rose to power on the strength of her ground game and patented armbar. Much like Karo Parisyan did over 10 years ago. That's why "The Heat" is surprised to hear this generation of fight fans heap tons of p read news >>

  • a month ago
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One of MMA’s biggest superstars, Ronda Rousey, boasts top-level judo as one of her strongest core skills. Yet in France, one of Europe’s lone holdouts standing against MMA, it’s judo helping to block the UFC from coming into the country.Filed under: (...) read news >>

  • a month ago
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Lyoto Machida knows exactly how to get inside your head and make you do what he wants. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down how the Karate master reads his opponents so well. Control is a funny thing. How many fights have you seen screwed up by judges who thought an aggressive, forward-moving fighter controlled the bout, even when his opponent walked him into counters all night long? On the flip side, how many slicksters have you seen get beat up and win just because their oppone read news >>

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