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Anthony Pettis submission grappling

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by MousasiMMA, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. MousasiMMA Yellow Belt

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    Hi everyone, Anthony is one of my favorite fighters and I was wondering if he goes to BJJ or submission grappling competitions, I know some UFC fighters do it, like Ben Henderson and I believe some UFC fighters have been in Metamoris events. I found two submission grappling matches of Anthony and added them to is wikipedia page. Anyone knows of any other?
     
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    A quality thread with a purpose goes unnoticed amidst all the BS

    I personally can't help you dude, sorry, but at least I'll bump it ttt
     
  3. MousasiMMA Yellow Belt

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    Thanks man, I don't even know if he has had more than the two I posted on wiki, but someone could know.
     
  4. Shaddows Steel Belt

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    I don't think he did, but I don't follow him that close.
    But IMHO it wouldn't be good for him.
    He is a great grappler, but that's because people do not expect this from him in the cage (they are more afraid of his kicks).

    But on a competition he can't hit people, I don't know how effective he would be. I'd love to see him in Metamoris though!
     
  5. MousasiMMA Yellow Belt

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    He used to compete locally in the Milwaukee area when he was developing on the ground. I don't think he does it anymore because he doesn't need it for that purpose as much and he doesn't want people without his best interests in mind trying to hurt him outside of million dollar MMA matches. He never pursued it on any real high level.

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  7. JonSnitchPhones Beastin' 26/9

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    Whoopsy Daisy

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  8. MousasiMMA Yellow Belt

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    Thanks man, that was one of the matches I put on his wiki, that and an absolute division match. I searched it and didn't find anymore grappling matches, but hey someone could know. :icon_chee
     
  9. dropshot001 Red Belt

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    Wish there were more videos of him grappling. When MMA fighters are able to focus on only one discipline, it is really incredible how good they are.
     
  10. I WILL CUT YOU Calamity from the Heavens Platinum Member

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    Anthony has ridiculous hips. That dude overachieves at everything he does.
     
  11. Wadtucket Semi-professional hair historian Yellow Card

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    He is entertaining and skilled in both mma and grappling. Wanna see more
     
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    He used to do local grappling tournaments but I don't think he competes in them anymore. Too much risk for injury.
     
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    Cool thanks for posting.
    Pettis pretty much controlled him start to finish
     
  14. KantoTerror Silver Belt

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    He has good explosion when applying the sub. But on a grappling only standpoint, I think a lot of fighters will school him. Gilbert, Penn, RDA are levels above him on grappling. Probably the reason why he's an MMArtist and not a strictly Jiu Jitsu practitioner. And his striking is above anyone at LW too. probably #1 in UFC in striking.
     

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