One of the slickest grapplers in the UFC is unquestionably Demian Maia, a black-belt with a number of impressive wins inside the Octagon. However, Maia’s knowledge goes beyond simply submissions and involves the true artistry involved in BJJ where leverage/technique is concerned.

Check out Maia’s lesson on the Knee-Control Elevator sweep, allowing an individual in half-guard to put his/her adversary in a much more precarious position…

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