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By Sam Sheridan

It happened to him that he may perhaps eventually discover a long-held obsession: struggling with. inside of a yr, he used to be in Bangkok education with Thailand's maximum kickboxing champion and stepping in the course of the ropes for his first expert bout. yet one struggle wasn't adequate, and Sheridan got down to attempt himself on an epic trip into how and why we struggle, dealing with Olympic boxers, Brazilian jiu-jitsu stars, and supreme struggling with champions.

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Striking — Vertical or horizontal And last, and as research would have it, a bit on the least side … 4. The in-depth research conducted for this book allows me to expand on this continuum and offer an enhanced version, which we call The Bellagio Hypothesis. 33 NHBF: The Book of Essential Submissions New school The Bellagio Hypothesis is an expanded iteration of the old school continuum that focuses on the highest percentage returns on investment from maximum to least. The Bellagio Hypothesis Continuum is: 1.

Drive the point of the rear knee into your opponent’ s face.  As fun as this is, don’t lose sight of the fact that it has only four total wins out of 640 fights. 62 Chapter 8 Kicking We’ve addressed kicking in depth in a previous book in this series, NHBF: The Kicking Bible, where we presented our hypothesis that the low kick is your primary kicking weapon. The low kick has presented only two wins in the victory column, but it does pay of f in spades when one factors in the wearying damage it inflicts.

Boxing 3. Shooting 4. Clinch work 5. Parterre 6. Ground and pound 7. Yes, there are outliers that deviate from this hypothesis (we’ll deal with those later), but the hypothesis is named for the Bellagio to reflect its basis on house odds. Let me expound on the listed elements of the Bellagio Hypothesis. You’ll never hear Jimmy Lennon, Jr. ” Nope, you’ll never hear that. But there are many fights 34 Chapter 6 A tough, tough sport requires tough, tough conditioning. Anything less and everything that follows in the continuum is a waste of your time.

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