Yes, you read the headline correctly. While known primarily for his ability to take opponents down and control them from the top, it turns out Chael Sonnen knows a thing or two about striking – skills he’ll no doubt need to employ tomorrow night against Michael Bisping at UFC on FOX 2.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, Sonnen shows he is not a one-dimensional grappler by explaining a slick combination involving a Hook Kick and Spinning Backfist. Considering he’s the only man to have dropped 185-pound champion Anderson Silva with a strike in recent history, chances are he’s worth listening to…

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