Yoshihiro Akiyama’s Great Judo Isn’t Enough To Secure The Win at UFC 144

At UFC 144  Yoshihiro Akiyama lost a close decision to Jake Shields but on the way he showed some impressive dynamic trip takedowns that put Jake Shields on his back several times. The technique looks incredibly fast when you watch it in real time but the real key is in the preparation. In order to perform an outside trip on the front leg at such a pace Akiyama prepares himself while Shields is closing the distance instead of waiting for the clinch before starting. Learn how to do this impressive looking take down that will you a quick entry to the ground game.

Yoshihiro Akiyama’s Trip Throws at UFC 144


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