We had some great fights the last few months and I wanted to go over some of them in this podcast. I cover many things you can use in your own training. And then also the segment about Ciryl Gane's defense I promised a while ago. Important: the Bonus Episode is available here. Enjoy! The links mentioned in this episode: How did Dustin Poirier KNOCK OUT Conor … [Read more...] about Podcast episode 5: Some great fights and Ciryl Gane’s defense
Cory Sandhagen knocked out Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 184. the fight lasted less than half a minute as Sandhagen first kept his distance and then launched into a jumping knee (or flying knee for the purists…) and put Frankie to sleep. A very impressive finish and in this video, I analyze how he did that. … [Read more...] about How did Cory Sandhagen knock out Frankie Edgar?
Alexander Volkov knocked out Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 184. He picked Overeem apart in the first round and then finished it off in the second. Impressive performance but sad to see a legend like Overeem take such a bad knockout. I broke down exactly how Volkov did that in this video: … [Read more...] about How did Alexander Volkov knock out Alistair Overeem?
This is a drill from a while ago in class. We do a lot of these for a variety of reasons. Check out the video and then read the explanation below. Here's how it works:: The attacker fights his way into close range with the body kick and then punches. Plant the foot of the kicking leg hard on the retraction and then accelerate forward into the jab, following up with … [Read more...] about MMA Striking Drill: fighting your way in and out of close range
Michael Chandler knocked out Dan Hooker with a leaping left hook at UFC257. In this video I take a closer look at how he set that up and explain this latest example of the evolution of MMA and how (half)kneeling) range is still only in its infancy in the sport. A lot of people are still sleeping on it, but I can assure you that many MMA coaches are looking at traditional … [Read more...] about How did Michael Chandler KNOCK OUT Dan Hooker at UFC 257?
Dustin Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor in spectacular fashion at UFC 257. In this video, I break down that last part of the fight and explain how Dustin managed that win. There are a lot of small things people seem to miss and I will explore them all. In the upcoming podcast episode, I'll talk some more about the whole fight, but for now, enjoy this analysis of the knockout. … [Read more...] about How did Dustin Poirier KNOCK OUT Conor McGregor at UFC 257
Ciryl Gane Knocked out Junior Dos Santos at UFC 256 Figueiredo vs Moreno. Ciryl showcased excellent striking and I wanted to do an in-depth analysis of round one. tons of different concepts and techniques that are worth exploring for your own training. Over on Patreon, I did a 20min. video on Round Two. I look forward to seeing more of Gane in the Octagon in the future. … [Read more...] about In-Depth Analysis: Gane vs Dos Santos, Round 1