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Anderson “The Spider” Silva—Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, boxing and Muay Thai specialist, and current UFC middleweight champion—is the most decorated martial artist in the UFC. In Mixed Martial Instruction Manual: The Muay Thai Clinch, Takedowns, Takedown Defense, and Ground Fighting, Silva unveils the secrets to his fighting success. Beginning where his first bestselling instructional book (Mixed Martial Instruction Manual: Striking) left off, he demonstrates how to devastate your opponent from the Muay Thai clinch with off-balancing techniques and brutal knee and elbow strikes. To ensure your opponent never gets the upper hand, Silva then shows how to escape and counter dominant clinch positions, unleash dozens of crafty takedowns, and overwhelm your opponent on the mat with brutal ground-and-pound techniques, slick passes, and bone-cracking submissions. Leaving no stone unturned, Silva devotes an entire section to focus mitt drills that allow you to hone your striking combinations. If you want to possess a deadly Muay Thai clinch, stealthy takedowns, an impenetrable takedown defense, and the ground fighting strategies of a champion, this book is for you. In Mixed Martial Arts Instruction Manual: The Muay Thai Clinch, Takedowns, Takedown Defense, and Ground Fighting, Anderson Silva offers the fighting system that has made him the world’s pound-for-pound king of MMA.
Anderson Silva, former Cage Rage Middleweight Champion, former Shooto Middleweight Champion, and current UFC Middleweight Champion, is considered by numerous martial arts publications to be the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. Having devoted his life to developing an unorthodox and highly effective system of fighting, Silva has devastated a host of legendary fighters in the cage, including former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin, and former Pride Middleweight Champion Dan Henderson.
Glen Cordoza is a professional Muay Thai kickboxer and mixed martial arts fighter. He is the author of more than a dozen instructional books on the sport of MMA.