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Espinosa's arm triangle defense

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by boladiQup, Jan 25, 2020.

  1. boladiQup Purple Belt

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    what in the fuck?

    there was a good 3 seconds at least where he had a window to slide his right arm around the head and get it between himself and Perez, but instead he just left it there and let Perez choke him.

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  2. Estudante Brown Belt

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    Maybe he thought the cage would save him? I dont see why he would leave his arm there otherwise.
     
  3. ION CUTELABA Blue Belt

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    espinosa s submission defense is just terrible needs to improve that he looked good in the striking exchanges
     
  4. jeremyemilio Silver Belt

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    He was focused on keeping half guard. I don't think he felt like he could be choked out as long as he held that position. Also, it was more of a modified Von Flue choke that got him than it was an arm triangle.
     

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