Evolution of MMA

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  1. mxkey Blue Belt

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    Moves/techniques/strategies commonplace in MMA COMPETITION that never used to be and where you think they came from. Obviously most if not all of these are not "new" techniques, I just want ones that have have been integrated into MMA that weren't in there before. My examples:
    Front kick
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    Short elbows from the feet:
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    Body triangle:
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    triangle/armbar
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    Any others you got and where you think they came from?
     
  2. snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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    oblique kicks
     
  3. snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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  4. The Editing Blue Belt

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    Totally thought this would be a youtube video like that shitty evolution of dance one. I am disappoint.
     
  5. Sole Sole Calibur

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    Jesus, that looks painful.
     
  6. Mma Adiction Brown Belt

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    twister sumission? cartwheel kick? showtime kick/knee? roll when the opponet catches your kick? head kick with the free leg when the opponent catches your leg? faint leg kick that turns into a head kick?(like rory vs bj)

    this count?
     
  7. GloutonSang Brown Belt

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    Would trade them all to have can openers back
     
  8. Non Touch Butt Champion

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    Spinning shit
     
  9. GNP91 Blue Belt

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    Using the cage to get up was a game changer in my opinion.
     
  10. MuayGoon White Belt

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    Muay Thai techniques in general. Lot of fighters seems to have or better understanding of all the techniques from that sport (like the front kick and elbow).
     
  11. Ayin Black Belt

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    This is a very good answer. It wasn't so long ago guys like Tito took you down and moved you up against the fence as it was a great way to corral an opponent for GNP, now getting up against the fence is a chance to wall walk up, thanks mostly to Chuck popularizing it.
     
  12. ethanfranklin Banned Banned

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    you guys dont understand the concept.

    on a number of levels, this idea is flawed.
     
  13. hymn Green Belt

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    Body triangles and triangle armbars have been used since forever.
     
  14. GNP91 Blue Belt

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    Ya thanks i'm glad you agree. and your right about chuck deserving props for that.
     
  15. mxkey Blue Belt

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    Good one
     
  16. finalboss Brown Belt

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    Except for the front kick, I would say most of them have been around a while.
     
  17. theheater Silver Belt

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    i hate that oblique kick in mma so much. cant hate on vera though, its legal and beautifully executed
     
  18. Tigerknee Red Belt

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    why do you hate it so much
     
  19. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Kenny Florian vs Roger Huerta.

    Of course, Anderson popularized it. But Florian threw front kicks before it was cool.
     
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    You know it.
     

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