Without question tonight’s UFC title-fight on FOX between champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos will feature a number of takedown attempts, most likely coming from Velasquez as a means to neutralize Dos Santos’ striking and capitalize on his own decorated wrestling background.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, middleweight king Anderson Silva will demonstrate some methods to avoid ending up with your back on the mat when an opponent rushes in to latch on for a Single-Leg Takedown.

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