Video: Gracie breakdown of UFC 124 submissions

Let’s not let Georges St. Pierre’s boxing hog the limelight. UFC 124 also featured some smooth grappling, and the card yielded not one, but two Submissions of the Night: Jim Miller’s impressive kneebar over¬†Charles Oliveira and Mark Bocek’s brilliant triangle choke/arm lock win over Dustin Hazelett. In this video from Ryon and Rener Gracie, the brothers illustrate the technique behind …

Styles Make Fights: Notes on Machida vs. Rampage

Sorry, got sidelined with some deadlines, so the post on teens and Thai boxing will have to get pushed aside for tonight. In place of that though, check out this interesting stylistic breakdown by Brent Brookhouse of this weekend’s UFC headliner, Lyoto Machida vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The fight game maxim “styles make fights” rings extra true for this match-up. …