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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch presents the Technique Recap, a collective technique breakdown the best sequences, exchanges, and slick techniques from last weekend's UFC double header. Another weekend full of UFC fights and, in addition to a healthy dosage of fights-you-can-certainly-miss, there were some real treats of technique, strategy, and all-around tricky fighting. This edition of the Technique Recap brings you the best of these from the UFC's most recent double header, which in read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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BE's striking specialist breaks down the Muay Thai skills that Rafael Dos Anjos used to knock out Benson Henderson in the main event of UFC Fight Night Tulsa, the product of a better-than-ever trainer in Rafael Cordeiro of Kings MMA. Watching Rafael Dos Anjos melt former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson in the first round, I was struck by the progress of two different members of the mixed martial arts community. The first was Dos Anjos himself: it's hard to think of another fighter read news >>

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  • 12 days ago
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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch takes his first foray into grappling--well, kind of. Introducing a new series exploring the many facets of striking on the ground, arguably the true signature technique of mixed martial arts. "Ground and Pound." Some like the term, some hate it, but every single MMA fan knows what it means. Supposedly the term was coined by Mark Coleman. but the practice has come a long way since "The Hammer" was at the top of the sport. Gone are the days when grapplers l read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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But is banging it out with "The Phenom" the smartest thing to do? To the mixed martial arts (MMA) analyst, as well as any fan of the sport, hardcore or novice, the general consensus is that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman's best chance to retain his title against Vitor Belfort is to avoid a stand-up battle. Lyoto Machida, on the other hand, doesn't seem to think that's necessarily the case. Speaking to MMA Fighting, "The Dragon" says there is no denying h read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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The UFC veteran said that the 185-pound champion has a lot of flaws to be explored. Vitor Belfort doesn't think that Chris Weidman will have the confidence to fight standing in their upcoming title bout at UFC 181, on December 6. According to "The Phenom", to win his "third world title" he promised in an interview to Ag. Fight that he will explore the flaws that he sees in the game from the UFC Middleweight champion. "He will fight standing against me only if he's crazy. I'm ready to have a thir read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes Chris Weidman is more than capable of standing with Vitor Belfort when they meet in December. After going five round with the champion last month at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida does not doubt Chris Weidman's chances against Vitor Belfort in the striking department. Machida is in a unique position to make that statement. He has previously trained with Belfort and has recently faced Weidman in a bout that was entirely a stand-up battle. While read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them. "The Dragon" trained with Belfort in the past and spent 25 minutes inside the Octagon with Weidman, and he doesn’t think the "Al American" should go for takedowns to win in Las Vegas. "I don’t think so. Weidman is ready to fight anywhere," Machida told MMAFighting.com. "If he has to stand, h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has a tall task ahead of him when he welcomes ex-UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva back to the Octagon on January 31, but his head coach can easily see him winning the fight. The UFC turned the fight world on its head by announcing the matchup yesterday, and Cesar Gracie has followed up with MMA Fighting since then to give his analysis on the bout. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a stan read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Striking coach Henri Hooft saw something different in UFC matchmaker Joe Silva’s eyes when he walked into the octagon after Anthony Johnson’s 44-second knockout of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif. Filed under: (...) read news >>

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