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Author Topic: Silva and the Front Snap Kick KO  (Read 2869 times)

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Silva and the Front Snap Kick KO
« on: February 08, 2011, 09:07:11 PM »

« Last Edit: February 10, 2011, 11:51:30 AM by Hock »
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Re: Silva and the Front Snap Kick KO
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2011, 11:54:13 AM »

So here is what I wonder.

The groin kick, the classic front snap kick is illegal, so it is not practiced, not in muscle memory. Seeing it, dealing with it is not a practiced, rehearsed routine.

Do you think this was kind of an accident? Or did Silva really plan throwing the kick to the head. Despite the secret-Seagal-hype kick and all that...really....

Was it genius or an accident?

Hock
(anyway, great kick)
« Last Edit: February 10, 2011, 04:09:53 PM by Hock »
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Re: Silva and the Front Snap Kick KO
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2011, 01:51:30 PM »

Good question- looking at the vidio it shows how siva went from moving around to arm movements and some tangling then it apears that he shoots that leg-could have been
practised while in training-i dont remember him doing that before in some of the fights i watched-but it looks like he was actually aiming for that area as the foot is pretty high.
??? WW
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Re: Silva and the Front Snap Kick KO
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2011, 05:23:55 PM »

The man is genius.


just saying....


 :o


now he need to do it to a knife.   ;)
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Re: Silva and the Front Snap Kick KO
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2011, 07:31:24 AM »

I think the lesson on this one is expect the unexpected.
Everybody always says ' anything can happen in a fight and it normally doe's ! '.
In this case it did, watch Vitor's face and eye level before the kick he was head hunting, looking for a shot and not thinking about one coming in.
Class kick. Up there with Pat Smith's k.o at Saboki Challenge. I saw John ' The White Bear ' Silver k.o Lee Remedio's at London Cage Rage Fighting, but sadly dew to a technical fault it was not captured on film. It was a long looping right leg Caperioa back kick to the head that instantly k.o'd Lee. His body went stiff as a board and he landed horizontally on his right side. I'd always doubted the effectiveness of flashy Caperioa kicks but this one was 100% on target and with power. The place exploded with a mad roar from the crowd. A great night ! Silver then went onto Pride in Japan and got whipped by Genki Sudo.     
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