UFC LONDON : Leon Edwards Out Wrestles Gunnar Nelson
At UFC London Leon Edwards put on his most impressive performance to date. The main talking point for this fight was whether Edwards could handle the grappling game of Gunnar Nelson. Within the first few minutes Edwards was already starting to show his defensive wrestling skills and he continued to counter and block many of Gunnar Nelson’s grappling techniques throughout the fight.
In this video we focus on two main factors, firstly we look at the solid fundamental work that Edwards does when he is getting back to his feet off using the cage. We look at the core components of how to protect your back and return to your base. We also take a more general look at how Edwards continuously switches sides during his wrestling defence to break down Gunnar Nelson’s attempts to wrestle and control him.