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post #20 of (permalink) Old 09-21-2006, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by MMA freak
I think elbows are still aloud in a downward motion, though I never see a repeat of Pat Smith on Scott Morris. I guess because the defense nowadays from UFC fighters is a lot more improved .

arnt allowed to strike downward elbows (from 12 to 6)
becaus then you can use your weight+gravity and get extremlt devestating force.

But you are allowd to strike downwards if you are lying on the ground, by that I mean striking from the head towards your feet (9 to 3)

a commonly misunderstood rule...

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