Cory Sandhagen KNOCKED OUT Marlon Moraes at UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen. Cory's spinning wheel kick was impressive in both timing, execution, and on-the-fly adjustment. It landed perfectly and then all it took was a few punches to finish things off. Sandhagen has become an interesting striker with a bit of a quirky style, but it sure seems to work for him.Enjoy the … [Read more...] about Cory Sandhagen KNOCKS OUT Marlon Moraes: KO Analysis
Francis Ngannou KNOCKED OUT Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 Night: Miocic vs. Ngannou 2. It was an intense fight in which Francis immediately had Stipe in trouble. But Miocic is a warrior at heart and he hung in there. In the second round, Francis put him away after first landing a huge left hand and then finishing the job with a beautiful left hook. And now we have a new … [Read more...] about How did Francis Ngannou KNOCK OUT Stipe Miocic?
Davey Grant KNOCKED OUT Jonathan Martinez at UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad. They traded blows and Martinez got the short end of the stick. In this video, I take a closer look at the factors involved, the technical details you can focus on to avoid this and of course, another rant about one of my pet peeves. :-) Enjoy! … [Read more...] about How did Davey Grant KNOCK OUT Jonathan Martinez?
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