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Top 10 Submission Series: Charles Oliveira vs Eric Wisely

Derek Bowe

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* #2 Charles Oliveira’s Reverse Calf Slicer submission over Eric Wisely *

Over the course of ten weeks, this Top Ten Submission series will show full breakdowns of some of the most technically beautiful, and complicated submissions of all time. Broken down by extremely talented Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Noah Arnold Tillis, owner and head instructor at Tillis Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

The #2 ranked submission on this list is my personal favorite, the reverse calf slicer by Charles Oliveira over Eric Wisely was an amazing submission, as those who do not grapple had no idea what had just happened when Oliveira finished the fight. Oliveira had gone for the leg lock, as he has a hold of Wisely at the ankle, as wisely turned, to try and face the pressure was released, though Oliveira had Wisely’s knee still tied up from behind in a triangle position. Oliveira then reached up and grabbed Wisely from behind at the waist and pulled him backward, applying the pressure on the knee, and ultimately finishing the reverse calf slicer submission.

Noah breaks down everything from leglock, to the attempt to turn and face by Wisely, then the finishing submission.

This submission occurred during the first round in their bout at UFC on FOX, on January 28, 2012


 

Check out the previous entries from the Top Ten Submission Series:

#3 Shinya Aoki’s hammerlock vs Mizuto Hirota

#4 Nick Diaz’ gogoplata vs Takanori Gomi

#5 Toby Imada’s inverted triangle choke vs Jorge Masvidal

#6 – Dustin Poirier’s mounted triangle armbar vs Max Holloway

#7 – Ryo Chonan’s flying heel hook vs Anderson Silva

#8 – Brad Pickett’s Peruvian necktie vs Kyle Dietz:

#9 – Ronda Rousey’s armbar vs Cat Zingano:

#10 – Dustin Hazlett’s omoplata to reverse armbar vs Tamdan McCrory:

Stay tuned to the MMA Latest Youtube channel to catch the entire list of top ten submissions as they release each weekend

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*WATCH* DaveNoseMMA – Aljamain Sterling Knockout Aftermath

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In this video, MMA Latest’s Dave Noseworthy shares his thoughts on Marlon Moraes’ brutal knockout of Aljamain Sterling that took place this past weekend at UFC Fresno.

Check out Dave’s thoughts below:

 

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Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Official for UFC 220

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UFC 220 in Boston, Massachusetts has its main event. Stipe Miocic (17-2) will put his belt on the line for the third time against rising heavyweight star, Francis Ngannou (11-1)

Rumors surrounded the match-up for UFC 220 after Ngannou’s first round knockout over Alistair Overeem, at UFC 218. The Cameroonian heavyweight called for the fight himself. In his octagon interview proceeding his most recent victory, Ngannou stated:

“I’m feeling good… I’m on my way to a title shot”.

The heavy handed Ngannou has finished all of his opponents in all of his six UFC bouts. A streak which includes a kimura submission over Anthony Hamilton and a TKO victory against former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski. Overall, he holds a ten fight win streak. His only defeat came by way of unanimous decision to Zoumana Cisse, in his second professional MMA fight.

If victorious, Ngannou would become the first African-born champion in UFC history.

Not to be diminished, Stipe Miocic rides his a streak of his own into the beantown match-up. Five consecutive wins, five knockouts and the past four of which, ended in the first round. A victory in Boston for the champ would make him the longest reigning heavyweight champion in UFC history. Currently, Miocic is one of three heavyweights, in the promotions entirety, whom has successfully defended the belt twice.

UFC 220 will be held at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on January 20th, 2018. The pay-per-view (PPV) card will also feature light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, as he faces challenger Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir.

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Ladies Fight Night 7: “Double Trouble” Preview

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Polish women’s federation Ladies Fight Night is going to celebrate their second birthday this year on the 15th to 17th of December. Two days, two events with a lot of great bouts.

LFN in Poland is being titled the new Invicta FC. The Polish owners created this federation to give European women a chance to fight on a big platform.

Hosting their first ever event in December 2015, LFN will hold two great cards next week, that will feature women who have fought under many prestigious promotions, such as the UFC, Invicta, Bellator, Glory, and Kunlun.

Two days of fantastic fights, intensified by a double dose of sports impressions. The name is not accidental, LFN 7 / LFN 8 combines two events, during which the best Polish fighters will be shown, as well as the best fighters from Europe (including France, Sweden, Italy, the Czech Republic and Romania)

The stakes are high, and we are electrified by the clashes between warriors such as Żaneta Cieśla vs Silvia La Notte and Patricia Axling vs. Cindy Silvestri. Mainly due to their vastness of their experience in the cage.

In the fight of the evening, the talented Romanian Cristina Stanciu will face Magdaléna Šormovádo. Stanciu fought twice in the UFC, but she was unfortunately cut from the promotion after suffering consecutive losses to Cortney Casey and Maryna Moroz.

Judyta Rymarzak vs Marta Waliczek is an amazing fight between two experienced kickboxers. Both making their pro MMA debuts on the night, we will witness a one-of-a-kind duel between two kickboxing perfectionists, as they look to transcend their skills into the MMA world.

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