Did Cormier ever hip throw any of his opponents?

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  1. Missing Link

    Missing Link White Belt

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    I can't remember.
    He had plenty of easy opportunities in this fight I thought. When they clinch, JJ likes to control using his height by leaning over more than typical and pushing with his legs. This helps from getting taken down by single/double leg, but exposes him to a throw.
     
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    in terms of leverage a throw is one of the best options for the shorter fighter. only problem is they are far easier said that done in mma.
     
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    They may not be always easy, but it seemed they were plenty of instances in this fight, where they were much easier than going for a double-leg.
     
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    I wouldn't have risked Jones taking my back if I couldn't time it just right. Jones' hips and leverage is deceptively strong.
     
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    I thought the same, but you never know what was happening. It's a different story when you can actually feel how your opponent is shifting his weight.
     

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