Most fans might tell you Armbars are only an effective technique when an opponent is on the bottom with an adversary in guard. However, more knowledgeable parties would be quick to point out there are a variety of Armbars available for use if a competitor has the right training.
One such fighter subscribing to that theory is Denis Kang, a UFC/PRIDE veteran with wins over a number of notable foes. In the following video Kang teaches viewers how to lock up an Armbar from side control, dispelling any myths about positioning where the submission is concerned…
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