In what may have been the biggest upset in UFC history with Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm, we certainly had to expect the “knew it all along” crowd. While I had some intuition during weigh-ins, as soon as I saw the difference in movement in the first I knew, like usual that trusting intuition is usually a pretty safe bet. (Twitter @brendandorman for evidence :))
But it’s not so much about who knew what when it’s always much more fascinating seeking “the why?” for me. Here I give a little insight into some of the psychological things I picked up on, that some may dismiss, but I made sure to quote someone who taught me how important relaxation is in martial arts, John Danaher, and a few guest quotes as well.
Of course, I did a healthy dose of technical analysis, but I wanted to give everybody something today, so it’s not as in-depth as some of my more intricate 15-minute epochs. Either way, enjoy this late Sunday insight before the Monday blues feels like impending doom……cheers.
Thanks to AtliganPro for the footage.
Music: Subtact – Away [NCS Release]
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