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MMA videos (A-Z)

Ali vs. Inoki video

On June 26, 1976, a fight was held at the Nippon Budokan arena in Tokyo, Japan between American boxer Muhammad Ali and Japanese Professional Wrestler Antonio Inoki. At the time, Ali had come off a knockout victory over Richard Dunn in May and was the reigning WBC/WBA Heavyweight Champion. Inoki had been taught the art [...]

Anaconda choke video

An anaconda choke is an arm triangle from the front headlock position. The performer threads his or her arm under the opponent’s neck and through the armpit, and grasps the biceps of the opposing arm. The performer then attempts to pin the opponent onto the trapped shoulder so as to better interrupt the flow of [...]

Ankle lock video

The straight ankle lock (depending on how it is performed also known as an achilles lock) is what is usually thought of as an ankle lock. It is typically performed using the legs to isolate one of the opponent’s legs, and placing the opponent’s foot in the armpit, while holding the foot with the forearm [...]

Ashi garami video

Ashi garami (leg dislocation) that targets an opponent’s leg. It is one of the nine joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. Ashi-Garami is one of the four forbidden techniques, Kinshi-waza. [From Wikipedia. Original page is here]

BJJ vs Karate video

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. The art was derived from the Japanese martial art of Kodokan judo in the early 20th century.It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage [...]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpg5FMvUHu4 video

Today’s kickboxing was heavily influenced by the centuries-old art of Thai boxing. Thai boxers often use their shins and knees to deliver harsh kicks. Kickboxing became popular in the United States in the 1970s. During that time, karate tournament fighters looked for a new, less restrictive way to battle each other in the ring. Kickboxing [...]

BJJ vs Sambo video

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. The art was derived from the Japanese martial art of Kodokan judo in the early 20th century.It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage [...]

Calf crush/slicer video

The calf crusher (or calf slicer) is Sambo/Brazilian jiu-jitsu technique, a compression lock that involves pressing the calf and/or thigh muscle into one of the bones in the leg. Similarly to the biceps slicer, a leg slicer can be applied by inserting an arm or leg in the on the backside of the knee, and [...]

Can opener neck crank video

The can opener (in Japanese Jujutsu referred to as kubi hishigi) is a hyperflexing neck crank that can be applied from the opponent’s guard or from a mounted position, by grabbing the opponent’s head using the hands, and forcing it towards the chest of the opponent. In competitions (where allowed) it is usually used as [...]

Cattle catch neck crank video

The cattle catch (also referred to as reverse crucifix, iron cross or stocks) is a hyperflexing neck crank involving trapping the opponent’s hands and forcing the head towards his or her chest. The technique is performed with the opponent lying on his or her back, and the combatant performing the neck crank perpendicularly face-down in [...]

Cross armlock video

The cross armlock (juji gatame) is derived from japanese jujutsu. In general, the attacker grabs the wrist of the targeted arm of the opponent, holding and securing it by squeezing it between the thighs of the attacker. The attacker’s legs end up across the opponent’s chest, with the arm held between the thighs, with the [...]

Cross punch video

The Cross punch is a powerful straight attack thrown with the rear hand. From the guard position, the rear hand is thrown from the chin, crossing the body and traveling towards the target in a straight line. The rear shoulder is thrust forward and finishes just touching the outside of the chin. At the same [...]

Curving knee kick video

The curving knee kick or also known in Thai as “Kao Kowng” is used for attacking targets like thigh, floating ribs, hips, and the side of the abdomen. In this move, the used knee is raised higher above the target level. It will be brought down and round like a curving motion before impacting the [...]

Daki-age video

Daki-age (hug lift) is a Judo/Jujutsu throw now prohibited in Judo competition. To perform the technique, simply stand and lift with your arms and hips and launch your partner to the ground, ideally launching yourself. Nowadays this technique is popular in Mixed Martial Arts fights,

Do-jime video

Do-jime (chest compression) is one of the twelve constriction techniques of Kodokan Judo in the Shime-waza list. Do-Jime is one of the four forbidden techniques, Kinshi-waza Tori is on his back and Uke is between his legs. Tori hooks his feet one against the other behind Uke, and raises his legs so as to bring [...]

Double leg takedown video

The double leg takedown (colloquially simply known as a double leg or even double) involves grabbing the opponent with both arms around the opponent’s legs while keeping the chest close to the opponents balls, and using this position to force the opponent to the ground. There are several varieties of forcing the opponent to the [...]

Dresser Dump video

Dresser Dump is a Wrestling takedown used in MMA.

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