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These knockout beauties can also deliver the knockout punch. See the the list of the most most beautiful female boxers, martial artists, and kickboxers in the fight game today!

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The Roundhouse Kick

What it is and how it's done

The Roundhouse Kick. No, it is not as fancy as it may sound but it’s one hell of an offensive weapon in fighting. Let’s get everything straight, talk all about the roundhouse kick and how it’s done.

Roundhouse Kick

Kimbo Street Fight

In Different Perspectives

Are you one of those people who scour the web looking for fights? No, I don’t mean someone who picks fights in forums or comment spaces, not that kind of keyboard warrior but the type who searches YouTube for a Kimbo Street Fight, MMA matches, or compilations of knockouts and fight highlights.

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The Knockout Punch

How to make it happen

The knockout punch requires three elements – Power, Accuracy, and Surprise. But before we get into the details on what makes a knockout punch, we must first understand the anatomy of the knockout.

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All About Shadowboxing

Why is it essential?

Almost all kinds of sports require mastery of particular physical movements. The more adept you are in executing these movements the better your chances of success. Fighting sports is no different. In fact, it is crucial because a fighter incorporates the whole body to perform even just a simple punch or kick. And there are plenty of punches and kicks to be mastered. Shadowboxing helps develop neuromuscular familiarity in executing these actions.

Shadowboxing

Everybody likes the heavy bag. You can hit it with all your might and as much as you want and with every hit, it gives you a feeling satisfaction. Since it is made to absorb enormous amount of impact, it will develop your power.

There are speed bags, double-end bags, banana bags, kick pads, power shields… They all have a place in fight training. These equipments, when used properly, improve accuracy, speed, and power. Each gear trains a specific area in your game. Example, double-end bags will develop accuracy and timing; power shields will enhance kicking power; speed bags will build shoulder endurance. Each one provides a different objective but they all have one thing in common…. You have a tangible target. You have something to hit.

A true challenge lies ahead of Frank Mir. The former UFC heavyweight champ and now Interim heavyweight champ will battle the other holder of the belt, Brock Lesnar, in UFC 100.

Mir had proven that he have the skills and the will to be the best. Even after the seemingly career-ending injury, he bounced back to fight again eventually beating the MMA Hall of Famer, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, to claim the Interim championship. Now, to settle the best UFC heavyweight, he will try to defeat Brock Lesnar --- the physical powerhouse he narrowly defeated last year. 


It should be noted that at that time, it was still at the infancy of Lesnar’s MMA experience and development. Frank Mir was severely pummeled and it looked like he was losing. But suddenly, with a stroke of brilliance, he caught the inexperienced Lesnar in a sensational kneebar to win the match.

After that match, Mir had shown huge improvement in his stand-up striking and cardio. He dominated Nogueira and taunted Lesnar saying that he wants half of his belt back. Alternatively, Lesnar had fought twice since their match. He conquered power-punching Heath Herring and the geriatric wonder, Randy Couture. Lesnar had clearly improved in all aspects, especially in his striking and pacing but more importantly, he gained a great amount of experience against the two veterans he had fought. Lesnar had learned to avoid the rookie mistakes and embraced his superior physicality.


In scrutiny, Mir’s distinct advantage over Lesnar is his jiu-jitsu but it is difficult to imagine that Lesnar will make the same mistake of leaving a submission opening again. For sure, Brock will devote his training in submission defense. By negating the jiu-jitsu, he feels that there is no way that Mir can win. Based on the first match, he is massively stronger, more powerful, and deceptively faster. On UFC 100, he will try assert his size advantage through his wrestling skills. He may resort to striking using those cinder blocks he calls fists.

I’m not counting Mir out. I’m just stressing that Frank Mir’s odds are reasonably not good. Personally, I want Mir to win because in his victory, the essence of martial arts will be demonstrated. I want to see that a physically disadvantaged guy can win against a monster by means of skill and heart.

Counter Technique #1

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Jab Slip and Left Uppercut





1) As the opponent throws his jab, sidestep forward while angling to your left

2) Outside slip his punch and throw the uppercut to his jaw

3) It is best to follow up with a straight right

Very good against fighters that has a high guard and can't be hit by straight forward punches. This counter heavily relies on reflexes and intuition. If you're quick and your opponent throws a lazy or overcommitted jab, it will be much easier to pull off.

In the video, Marquez already knew that when he rushes in, Jandaeng throws a defensive jab at him. So JMM executed this counter to neutralize the Thai's jab. Keep in mind that Juan Manuel, is already a move ahead in this exchange because of his ring intelligence and keen intuition. Let me emphasize that Marquez executed this counter move perfectly.

How to improve this technique:
  • Flow Drills
  • Focus Mitts
  • Constant Sparring

note: This is against a southpaw can be done against the right straight of orthodox fighters.




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