Popular Swiss martial artist Andy Hug died of acute promyelocytic leukemia at a Tokyo hospital Thursday evening, organizers of the K-1 fighting events said. He was 35. There will be a wake from 7 p.m. today at Azabu-san Zenpukuji Temple in Moto Azabu of Tokyo’s Minato Ward.Aug 26, 2000
The axe kick in Taekwondo has been observed to be a highly effective offensive and defensive technique. Its purpose is to attack the opponent’s head, collarbone or chest with a powerful downward force. However, few researchers have studied the biomechanics of this kicking technique.
Most strikes to the kidney are currently legal in MMA. In other combat sports, such as boxing and kickboxing, all kidney strikes are illegal blows. Kidney strikes are singled out because the kidney is a vulnerable vital organ that has a limited capacity to heal.Dec 28, 2016
While most combat sports actually don’t allow stomps or axe kicks, foot stomps are completely legal in the UFC. This is allowed in the clinch, something that Usman used to his advantage as he tried to make wine out of Masvidal’s toes. While this move does hurt a lot, it might not lead to a…
The UFC has shown great disdain towards kneeing a downed opponent. Although many brand the move to be illegal, there does exist a fine line of difference in the rule books across promotions. This came to light during the most recent ONE flyweight championship title bout between Demetrious Johnson and Adriano Moraes.Apr 8, 2021
Kicks, knees, stomps and any type of strike was legal to the head of a grounded opponent. Any of these illegal strikes can cause a stoppage to action, point deductions and possible disqualification losses. You may remember Michael Bisping against Jorge Rivera at UFC 127 for an example of this.
Stomping is disallowed in most combat sports. The Ultimate Fighting Championship allows stomps to be performed from the clinch, while stomping on a downed opponent is considered illegal. Although now defunct as a promotion, PRIDE FC rules allowed competitors to stomp on a downed opponent, either to the head or body.