UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has finished a ton of tough foes with a variety of techniques. While strike-based stoppages are often associated with knockouts, shots to an opponent’s body can be just as devastating (see Silva’s wins over Chael Sonnen and Stephan Bonnar for reference).

In the following clip, “The Spider” provides instruction on how to land a kick to a foe’s midsection aimed at either putting him/her on the mat or at least setting up the beginning of the end…

PHOTO CREDIT – UFC