Single Leg Takedown Defense – MMA Surge, Episode 51

MMA Surge host Andrew “the Squid” Montañez shows you essential single leg takedown defense. Because this move is one of the most used takedowns in the octagon, every Mixed Martial Arts fighter should know how to avoid it. If you’re up against a grappler or a ground-and-pound fighter, keep these tactics in mind so you can maintain control the a match.

Check out these other great MMA Surge episodes:

1. Arm Bar From Mount
2. The Push Kick
3. The Reverse Triangle
4. Anaconda Choke
5. Sambo Arm Bar

About Squid:

Originally from Queens, NYC, The Squid has a history of taking down the competition. He has dominated at Vale Tudo contests, Grappler’s Quest Nationals, even the National Fighting Championship. Follow him on Twitter at

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