A quick analysis of how Uriah Hall KNOCKED OUT Anderson Silva with a right lead hook at UFC Fight Night 181. Anderson is a legend of the sport, nothing will ever change that. But times stops for no man and he is at an age where it is hard to keep up with younger fighters, regardless of talent and experience. Hall countered him well and was cautious to avoid being misdirected … [Read more...] about How did did Uriah Hall KNOCK OUT Anderson Silva at UFC Fight Night 181?
A quick analysis of how Magomed Ankalaev KNOCKED OUT Ion Cuțelaba with a left punch at UFC 254. There was some wild swinging by Cutelaba and he paid the price for it. But overall, an interesting case to take a closer look at. Enjoy. … [Read more...] about How did Magomed Ankalaev KNOCK OUT Ion Cuțelaba at UFC 254?
In this third episode, you'll hear: What's been going on lately.Some updates on an interview I did, the new site, etc.How to train so you prepare for the intensity of professional fights from the get-go.Listener Q&A: Do I go to an MMA gym or to three gyms where they specialize in individual aspects of the game. The links mentioned in this episode: The YouTube … [Read more...] about Podcast episode 3: How to train so you prepare for the intensity of professional fights from the get-go?
A quick analysis of how Alexander Volkov knocked out Walt Harris with a snap kick and punches at UFC 254. That snap kick was well done and placed just right. It is a bit of a hybrid kick, not really a muay Thai teep, nor a traditional front snap kick. But it sure hit the mark and got the job done. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about How did Alexander Volkov KNOCK OUT Walt Harris at UFC 254?
In this weekend's fight card, Raoni Barcelos fought Khalid Taha and won. There is a lot we could say about this fight, but for this technique analysis, I'll stick to my favorite kick: the leg kick. Barcelos used them well and I want to point out something that is too often overlooked. But first, here is what happened: Throwing the leg kick without preparation is risky. It … [Read more...] about Raoni Barcelos leg kicks Khalid Taha
A basic set up for the leg kick: Condition your opponent to your jab as you measure distance.Especially when he tries to parry it, use a long lead hook next time you see an opportunity.Put enough power in it so you shift his weight slightly to his lead leg (so he can't block.)Step off-line with your lead foot and throw the leg kick. … [Read more...] about Instructional Video: Basic combination for MMA: Setting up the leg kick
I've been posting a lot of content on Patreon lately. I put more in-depth breakdowns of knockouts there. The ones on my YouTube channel are mostly about the obvious aspects, but on Patreon, I dig deeper. I'll also do technique analysis, commentary, bonus podcast episodes and much more there. So if you want to support my work, go here: https://www.patreon.com/MMAFormula … [Read more...] about Join me on Patreon!