MMA Use of trips in a fight

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  1. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    Can anyone think of an instance when trips were used effectively in a fight? Not normal wrestling takedowns where you trap a leg, but trapping a leg and knocking him down.

    The only fight I think where I've seen this is Baroni vs. Misaki. Any other fights you guys know of would be appreciated.
     
  2. pepsi

    pepsi Cut my life into pieces

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    :dunno: don't know about mma, but in thai boxing, its effective to catch the kicking leg and kick the other leg out from under the guy.
     
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    yeah the thai guys do it alot I think its really under utilized
     
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    that's sweeping a leg, not tripping
     
  6. acidix

    acidix Ua mau, ke ea o ka `aina, i ka pono

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    a lot of fighters use trips, Couture, Karo, a lot of judo and greco-roman based fighters. In the clinch you'll see guys jockeying for foot position a lot with the end result being that you want to wrap the guy's leg and push forward, and off his feet.

    single and double legs are easier to see so people tend to miss or overlook trips.
     

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