1. Where did your likes go? Please Read This Thread »

12-6 elbows should be legalized to the body/legs.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Human Bass, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. Human Bass Red Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2009
    Messages:
    8,153
    Likes Received:
    140
    Location:
    Recife, Brazil
    I can understand how some people would think that 12-6 elbows to the face could be too brutal and dangerous but there is no sissy excuse to now allow it to ther parts of the torso and legs.

    During the Lex and Cara de Sapato fight, Lex was in a position where he could really fuck up CDS thigh with 12-6 elbows, it would look awesome and effective without being ultra-violent. That is just an example. I've seen many other situations where 12-6 elbows would be effective, specially against thighs.
     
  2. Negative Zero Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2012
    Messages:
    1,658
    Likes Received:
    0
    I would say not to the head or back.
     
  3. SilchasRuin Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2009
    Messages:
    1,664
    Likes Received:
    0
    They should be legalized everywhere but the back of the head and spine.
     
  4. FinBJJ Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2013
    Messages:
    6,201
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Finland
    12-6 elbows should be legalized. The whole rule is retarded.
     
  5. Frank Edgar Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2011
    Messages:
    2,216
    Likes Received:
    5
    I agree. In fact they should be legal under all circumstances unless they establish a scientific basis for the claim that 12-6 elbows are more powerful/dangerous than regular elbows
     
  6. SlicerDM Peace is a lie, there is only passion Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2014
    Messages:
    9,940
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    The Great White North
    They should be legalized to the body, every where besides the kidneys. As well to the legs.
     
  7. Negative Zero Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2012
    Messages:
    1,658
    Likes Received:
    0
    I just don't like the idea of every takedown against the cage being defended by these elbows, and back control just turning into a brutal elbow-fest.
     
  8. SlicerDM Peace is a lie, there is only passion Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2014
    Messages:
    9,940
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    The Great White North
    Let me elbow you in the bridge of the nose, than let me 12-6 elbow you in the bridge of the nose. We'll see which one crushes your nasal bone first.
     
  9. FinBJJ Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2013
    Messages:
    6,201
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Finland
    Well you still can't hit the back of the head.
     
  10. Frank Edgar Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2011
    Messages:
    2,216
    Likes Received:
    5
    You dick
     
  11. Philtard Red Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    7,668
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    London England blad
    I'll take the former please. Agreed.
     
  12. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2013
    Messages:
    23,355
    Likes Received:
    790
    ???

    The back of the head and spine are already illegal targets. You can not hit those areas with any type of strike.
     
  13. cyrusthevyrus Yellow Card Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2013
    Messages:
    8,454
    Likes Received:
    421
    totally agree !
     
  14. emperor Red Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2006
    Messages:
    9,317
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    DC
    Agreed wholeheartedly. The rule makes absolutely no sense.
     
  15. rolln808 Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2008
    Messages:
    817
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'd rather see knees to a downed opponent first. 12-6 is a dumb rule but no knees is retarded. . Soccer kicks I'd love as well but I can see why it's not legal
     
  16. Patof Ace Degenerate

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2011
    Messages:
    2,870
    Likes Received:
    24
    Location:
    Ottawa
    Yes
     
  17. Kneeuinthenutz Steel Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    26,977
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Miyagi Do - Cobra Kai Dojo Kicking Major Ass.
    I personally just think you should only be able to throw elbows in a forward motion. Nothing inside or downward no matter the angle.

    I would take a long look at being able to throw elbows with an inside motion but it has to be very close to 180 degrees or 9 to 3.
     
  18. Geordie "Shadow" Munro Amateur Fighter

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2010
    Messages:
    2,548
    Likes Received:
    0
    Thread title should be "12-6 elbows should be legalized"
     
  19. Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2011
    Messages:
    6,681
    Likes Received:
    0
    Too deadly still.
     
  20. aztecas91 Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    280
    Likes Received:
    0
    it has been stated that it is illegal to prevent the elbow from damaging the spine or going into the eye socket. i've never seen it go into an eye socket before but that's what they say.
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2014

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.