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If you didn't come here for the finer points of face-punching then, buddy, you came to the wrong place.

Nov 27, 2019

This week on Heavy Hands, Ed Gallo of Bloody Elbow, the Fight Site, and Twitter's own vaping scooter gang joins us to discuss wrestling, how it applies to MMA, and how it's killing the sport.

  • Did Ben Askren's wrestling game prepare him so well for MMA that he was able to get away without learning any other skills?
  • Why do we remember as a short-lived king of the punchers, and not one of the best wrestlers ever to grace the cage?
  • And if Hendricks wasn't able to adopt a new wrestling style for his new sport, how the hell did Daniel Cormier do it? 
  • Stipe vs Fedor redux: Ed decides