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Midnight Mania! Watch George St. Pierre’s Sensei throw him around with wrist locks

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As MMA fans, we tend to see wrist locks as ridiculous, unrealistic stunts, reserved for Steven Seagal books (books?? Yes, books), unconvincing Aikido demonstrations, and choreographed spy movies. After all, if they were ‘real’, we would see them in the Octagon, right? Seagal would have taught them to Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida along with the front snap kick he totally was responsible for.

Just like with many obscure grappling tactics, though, wrist locks can work, if you can get to the right position and secure it. George St. Pierre’s ‘crazy old School Sensei’ Kristof Midoux showed how effective they can be on the former two-weight UFC champion, putting the hold on him and tossing him around with it. As GSP’s wincing afterwards showed, the hold can be painful.

They even have been used in MMA before- though, as with all low-percentage submissions, they have a better chance when the person applying it has a vast skill advantage over their opponent. Here, Shinya Aoki ends a fight with a well-timed wrist lock throw.


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