One of the core reasons UFC welterweight Nick Diaz exited UFC 137 with a victory in tow had to do with his ability to out-box one of MMA’s top students of the sweet science, B.J. Penn. Though Penn started off strong, as the pairing progressed it became Diaz’s striking was superior to Penn’s, featuring precise combinations coming on multiple levels.

This morning’s MMATraining Technique of the Day, though perhaps not as technical as other entries, involves Diaz offering some pointers on boxing for those interested in attempting to emulate his stand-up success.