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Technique of the Day: Hook Kick-Spinning Backfist Combo with Chael Sonnen

Yes, you read the headline correctly. While known primarily for his ability to take opponents down and control them from the top, it turns out Chael Sonnen knows a thing or two about striking – skills he’ll no doubt need to employ tomorrow night against Michael Bisping at UFC on FOX 2.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, Sonnen shows he is not a one-dimensional grappler by explaining a slick combination involving a Hook Kick and Spinning Backfist. Considering he’s the only man to have dropped 185-pound champion Anderson Silva with a strike in recent history, chances are he’s worth listening to…



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