Yeah, Marcelo's escapes are awesome. The real problem is that you have to be as quick as Marcelo and as fluid and explosive as him to land them on an opponent a lot larger than you (at least, with that particular body-lock reversal). I have a hard time pulling that one off.
Plus, I like going to the back, as I find I can transition to a lot of dominant positions from there with a lot more ease, and I never end up in my opponent's guard when I have control of the back. At least, not in one move.
I hear ya, It really can be hard to do some of his escapes! Like you, If I can get the back I'll go for that rather than the reversal.
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