A closer look: Iuri Alcantara’s rolling kneebar submission of Luke Sanders at UFC 209

If you saw Luke Sanders vs. Iuri Alcantara’s fight at UFC 209, like many, you probably thought “Cool Hand” was on the verge of stopping the 36-year-old BJJ black belt and 48-fight veteran. It was a┬ádominant first round from Sanders aside from an illegal knee that resulted in a point-deduction for the Nashville native. It … Read more

EA Sports UFC: Submission gameplay how-to featuring Rousey vs. Tate

We’ve seen plenty of gameplay from the EA Sports UFC video game so far. But now take a look at how submissions will work; how to submit your opponent, and how to defend submission attempts. Watch as UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey tries out her infamous arm bar on her arch rival Miesha Tate. … Read more

Submission Fail: When an Inverted Triangle Goes Horribly Wrong

It’s round 1, I’m not too sweaty yet and find myself trying to lock up an inverted triangle. But as I try to switch to a scissors lock/armbar, my opponent starts to stand up. Looking back, that’s when I should’ve let go, but hindsight is 20/20 as they say. Now look at me, I’m a … Read more

Jessica Eye on her submission win over Zoila Gurgel: ‘It was the greatest moment of my life’

It took Jessica “Evil” Eye (9-1) just :58 seconds to submit Bellator strawweight women’s champ Zoila Frausto Gurgel (12-2) with a standing arm triangle choke at Bellator 83 back in December.

Speaking with ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com), Jessica explained what the win meant to her:

“It was the greatest moment of my life. I feel like people finally gave me the respect that I deserve after I got that. And I think that people think that I didn’t have a submission game, so it kind of shut them up. Zoila kind of fell right into it too, and the height advantage that I had over her really made it a lot easier for me to get it.”

MMA techniques: One-arm guillotine from half guard by Kenny Florian

Now that BJJ black belt Kenny Florian has retired from active competition from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he has more time to do things like show you how to do a one-arm guillotine choke from half guard. ProMMAnow.com’s own Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore assists Mr. Florian with the demonstration.