Conor McGregor is not fighting in the main event. He’s not even on the main card. But he has been on just about every hardcore MMA fan’s radar. After an electrifying UFC debut, he preceded by a pair of remarkable regional fight titles which resulted in a pair of championship belts in two different divisions. He gained the attention of the MMA world and generated a veritable aura of hype in the process.
In today’s video MMACoach going to show that how you can learn to hit boxing counterpunch just like Conor McGregor:
The underlying principle behind his counterpunching is distance management. Take a look at the four ways he uses in his fight and that makes Conor McGregor MMA champion:
1. Fade and counter.
For an MMA fighter, submission plays an important role for two very simple reasons. First of all, it gives you the skill to submit your opponent and the other to help you avoid being submitted by him. We do not doubt the fact that you might already be aware of it. But, to specialize in it is definitely not a child’s play.
This video by UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship will help us to learn 20 Most Outstanding Submissions In The MMA Specialists History:
So, if you ever wondered even for a moment what famous submission moves were in the history of MMA specialists, this video is the one for you. From Frank Mir’s shoulder locks and armbars to Royce Gracie who’s a specialist in all BJJ techniques, it will leave you enthralled. Take a look, believe it for yourself, will you?
Fighters who are a specialist in their submission moves are often considered far more dangerous and unpredictable in comparison to others. To be like them you ought to train and use the correct technique at the correct time. Sometimes the best way is to watch and learn. So, did you?
Female MMA fighters are making their mark in a male dominated sport! The much awaited UFC 207 women’s bantamweight Championship ended in mere 48 seconds and 27 punches. Technical Knockout was the reason behind Rousey’s elimination. Watch Nunes defeat Ronda in UFC 207 in this video by Patriots_Fan.
Although Ronda Rousey lost UFC 207 by TKO, she still is the greatest female MMA fighter of all time. A fight can be stopped by a technical knockout (TKO) when a boxer is considered to be unable to defend himself or sustained a serious injury, by the referee (and sometimes by the ringside physician) or when a boxer or his seconds decide he should not continue.
A knockout punch can end all contests decisively without dispute. The knockout punch has three elements– Power, Accuracy, and Surprise. If you are able to combine all the elements in one punch knockout, You can immediately take control over the situation.
Wrestling is considered as the oldest combat. Along with being an excellent physical workout, Mixed Martial Arts training develops confidence, discipline and fitness. The MMA championship has wonderful combinations of fundamental and advanced wrestling techniques. Watch this wonderful compilation of interesting MMA wrestling techniques by MmmMMA:
Wrestling has some of the most effective techniques for controlling opponents and take downs. Popular moves like single and double legs are not all that wrestling has. Throws and trips are also utilized by wrestlers vastly. The throws, trips and big slams are effective wrestling techniques that are often related as to measure a wrestler’s strength. Many of these moves are used as finishers by wrestlers. It is not necessary to learn a thousand throws but being specialized can help become a competent grappler .
Wrestling by using effecting striking skills at all levels involves many moves designed to take control with the ultimate goal of outpointing or taking down on your opponent for a victory.
Self defense situations are short and intense; requiring extreme focus with a will to stay alive. Knowing how to fight is essential. Self defense moves aid those situations where there is no ring, no referees to help you and to stop the situation before it gets out of control and no one to stop the attacker from beating you to death even after you have been knocked down.
Given infographic by EvolveMixedMartialArts with seven critical rules for self defense in MMA.
MMA is a fight with rules. Unlike self defense, fighters know months in advance that they have a fight with someone and practice for it. MMA training builds up speed strength and agility. It is not self defense but it builds up confidence and muscle strength that aid in situations where self defense moves are required. Learn to destroy your opponent’s legs as that is one of the most effective pressure points to hit.