Saturday, 5 November 2016

Garry Tonon vs Gilbert Burns Match Study

A study of the adjustments and counters Tonon and Burns made throughout their match at Polaris 4.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Georges St-Pierre Film Study Part 1 - Striking Tactics

Part 1 of my GSP project that focuses on basic striking tactics.  Next up we'll go over the weaknesses in his striking and the evolution his style has undergone throughout his career.  Also in the works are breakdowns on his wrestling, top game, bottom game, and GnP

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Writing for Cagepages

I'm writing breakdowns for now, so I'll be posting less frequently on this blog.  You can continue following my work here and follow me on twitter at @RyanAWagMMA for more updates.  I'm working on a massive (30+ minute long) GSP film study that I'll be posting on here in the future.

Monday, 1 August 2016

Jorge Masvidal's Rhythm Manipulation

Breakdown of Jorge Masvidal's use of rhythm to stifle Ross Pearson's counterpunching at UFC 201.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Holm vs Shevchenko Breakdown: Playing the Matador

Holly Holm became an overnight sensation in the MMA world when she dismantled the original Bantamweight queen, Ronda Rousey, via lateral movement, sharp pivots, and intercepting check hooks.  The tables had turned on Saturday when Valentina Shevchenko used a tighter, more technically sound variant of that game to pick Holm apart over five rounds.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

UFC 200 Weekend Breakdown Part 2 - Triumph of Former Kings

The return of TJ Dillashaw seems to have been overlooked amidst all the hubbub of UFC 200, but he looked as good as ever against Raphael Assuncao.  Their first fight ended in a controversial decision win for Assuncao, but Dillashaw put a decisive stamp on his victory this time.