Chael Sonnen is an excellent fighter, though even he will tell you he has to rely on his wrestling background to truly be successful in the Octagon. Fortunately, Sonnen’s ability to put opponents on their backsides is above-average to say the least, and it has assisted in him becoming one of the sport’s biggest stars.

In the following clip, Sonnen teaches a basic takedown technique known as an Ankle Pick…

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