All UFC Submissions 2018 so far...

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  1. KmartSecurity

    KmartSecurity White Belt

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    So far this year there have been 35 submissions.
    Rear naked choke: 16
    Guillotine: 6
    Leg Triangle: 3
    Arm Triangle: 3
    Omoplata, Kimura, Kneebar, Ezekiel Choke, Brabo Choke, Bulldog Choke, Front Choke : 1

    Check them out here:

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    So far there have been 198 fights over 17 cards. That means submissions finishes have accounted for 17.6% of all fights so far. As fans do you guys think this is too low or too high? Also which submissions did you like best this year??
     
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  2. Leinster Rugby

    Leinster Rugby Black Belt

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    nice vid, TY TS

    Dat Ezekiel choke....
     
  3. laz0001

    laz0001 10 year Sherdog vet.

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    This is beautiful. Rear naked chokes are a bit too common to be interesting, but the rest of the variety of submissions is amazing!
     
  4. 007

    007 License to Kill

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    love it
     
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  5. fermaPY

    fermaPY 8° Campione

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    I made a lot of money with that omoplata....
     
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  6. Sean Long

    Sean Long Master black belt of Majitney fufu

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    Ezekiel choke < Sean Long choke
     
  7. Colite

    Colite Green Belt

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    How many of the 198 fights have been female mma? Because all of those are desciosions and should not be counted with the real mma fights.
     
  8. Fedorgasm

    Fedorgasm Silver Belt

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    17 percent is too low for my tastes.

    Would prefer subs and ko's to be about 49-49, with 1 percent herb Dean stoppages and 1 percent of fights stopped for ear biting, fan man flying into the ring, or a fighter's mother attacking the opponent with her shoe.
     
  9. gono btw

    gono btw Rounds...

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    Dont pull statz like that, mate...

    jbj.gif

    #MMAEvolution
     
  10. Rockapotomuss

    Rockapotomuss Woke Based Poster

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    Ezekiel Choke is unstoppable.
     
  11. PerpetualWB

    PerpetualWB Green Belt

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    Basic moves are always the most effective.

    You're much better off being a wrestler with some understanding of BJJ and great position control than being a BJJ practitioner who knows dozens of submissions you'll never get the chance to execute.
     
  12. laz0001

    laz0001 10 year Sherdog vet.

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    I’m not sure man. I’d think we’d all love to see more submissions, but if they were TOO common, they’d lose a bit of magic.

    As they are now, it’s a bit like catching lightening in a bottle - which makes them a bit more special!
     
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  13. Back in t'olden daaays, only a few people practiced submissions. So those guys would tap out fools. Now, everybody trains at least some ground game so the subbers have to work much harder to get them. Submissions might became even a little rarer but those who do pull them off are all tht more special.
     
  14. KmartSecurity

    KmartSecurity White Belt

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    Yeah everyone is getting so good on the ground these days, the sport is evolving so fast.
    Just recently we can see some examples:
    Holly Holm has an evolving ground game, her grappling looked godlike against Megan Anderson (That could be against only Megan tho...).
    Robert Whittaker dealt with Yoel's wrestling pressure pretty well (Yoel could've tried using his wrestling a lot more IMO, but im still happy)
    Mirsad Bektic showed amazing grappling experience against a killer like Lamas (He was good before, looks even better now)
     
  15. reddhelium

    reddhelium Brown Belt

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    seems low for my taste, but might be on par with last year's average

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  16. KmartSecurity

    KmartSecurity White Belt

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    oh wow, i'm surprised to see that the submission finish percentage for last year (17.5%) is so close to the current figure for this year.
    At least its been consistent so far
     
  17. youllneverwalkalone

    youllneverwalkalone Blue Belt

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    Cool, so basically women BW have a higher finishing rate than male BWs. Eat that, Sherdog.
     
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  18. VVarhead

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    The goddamn ezekiel choke lol

    Oleynik is a wizard
     
  19. FlyingKimurabar

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    I'm pretty baked so I spent like 10 seconds trying to figure out wtf a leg triangle is lol.
     
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  20. Askafan

    Askafan Brown Belt

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    31 women's fights so far in 2018 with 6 sub finishes so 19.3%, a higher rate than the men.
     

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