Citing the illegal knee strike during his UFC title bout against Petr Yan, this is what the 31-year old had to say: This is why knees to downed opponents are vicious and ILLEGAL in MMA in the UFC! If this was the USA that knee is not allowed and Mighty Mouse can get up in …
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Finger breaking isn’t allowed in the UFC. Fighters can often shatter the small bones in their fingers and hands just by throwing punches and catching the opponent at the wrong angle.
They are only illegal to a downed opponent. If an opponent has a knee, or hand on the canvas, you cannot knee to the head. It’s a purely safety measure. You can generate a LOT of energy with a knee strike, and that knee is all bone.
After careful video review of the fight under multiple angles, it has been deemed that an illegal suplex was utilized. At ONE Championship, all variations of suplexes are illegal and any attempt or intent results in an automatic disqualification.Mar 26, 2018
A severe kicking to a kneecap can do serious damage to your opponent – along the lines of stretched tendons and ruptured ligaments and joints. ‘Knee stomping’, also known as an oblique kick, is currently legal in the UFC, though.Nov 11, 2020
No directed throat strikes are allowed. A directed attack would include a fighter pulling his opponents head in a way to open the neck area for a striking attack. A fighter may not gouge their fingers or thumb into their opponent’s neck or trachea in an attempt to submit their opponent.
Current UFC Bantamweight Champion: Aljamain Sterling Rank Fighter Win/Loss Record Champion Aljamain Sterling 20-3 1 Petr Yan 15-2 2 T.J. Dillashaw 17-4 3 Cory Sandhagen 14-3 Aug 23, 2021
Sterling won the fight by disqualification due to an intentional illegal knee in the fourth round, becoming the new UFC Bantamweight Champion. He became the first fighter in UFC history to win a championship by disqualification.
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Aljamain Sterling Wiki Update Wiki. *BIO: Aljamain Sterling is an American bantamweight fighter currently signed to the UFC. He is a Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and a former NCAA Division III wrestler.