Few fighters if any are known for possessing wrestling skills on par with those of Bellator champion Ben Askren. The 10-0 welterweight has dominated the bulk of the opponents he’s taken on thus far with an uncanny ability to take them down, then control the action from above.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, Askren offers up some pointers on how to score an effective single-leg takedown by using an adversary’s defense against him/her.