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FAR SIDE BAR ARM

Tom Billinge
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Forgotten Fight Science: Far Side Bar Arm Dan Kanagie shows us the Far Side Bar Arm, a lost technique from the Bare Knuckle era. Over the past few months I have discussed the benefit of learning 18th and 19th century Bare Knuckle Boxing for modern MMA. With MMA’s inclusion of fighting in the clinch, it […]

MMA CAN LEARN FROM THE PAST

CLINCH INFIGHTING

Dan Kanagie
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Forgotten Fight Science: The development of Clinch Infighting Dan Kanagie discusses how clinch infighting developed in the English Bare Knuckle arena. Over the past couple of months we’ve been looking at fighting inside the clinch from the English Bare Knuckle tradition. We looked at the Head in Chancery, a particularly devastating form of the clinch. I briefly explained […]

BAREKNUCKLE AND THE LONDON PRIZE RING

THE VERTICAL STRAIGHT PUNCH

Dan Kanagie
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Forgotten Fight Science: The Vertical Straight Punch One of my favorite things as a hoplologist is looking at martial arts from different regions and eras, stripping them down to their basics, the comparing what techniques remain: the techniques that transcend time and location. The vertical straight punch falls in this category. First let’s dispel the […]

MCGREGOR VS MAYWEATHER: SHOULD IT HAPPEN?

MMA CAN LEARN FROM THE PAST

Dan Kanagie
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Forgotten Fight Science: MMA Can Learn From the Past Everything old is new again.  I’m a firm believer in this idiom, especially when talking about combat sports. It’s all been done before.  MMA can learn from the past.  The Beni Hasan tomb in Egypt has thousands of depictions of wrestling techniques, including almost every submission […]

THE VERTICAL STRAIGHT PUNCH