Knees in the Clinch with Gilbert Melendez

Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez is one of the handful of fighters who can legitimate end a fight from any position, whether by way of striking, submissions, ground-and-pound, or simply using his grappling skills to neutralize an opponent’s attack to grind out a decision win. He’s also familiar with how to do damage in a clinch.

Watch below as Melendez offers up advice on how to throw knees in the clinch including tips on the importance of balance, leverage, and footwork.

PHOTO CREDIT – STRIKEFORCE

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