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Takedown

When you see one fighter force his opponent down to the mat, this is a takedown. He may grab one of his opponent's legs and push or trip him to get him to go down, or he may lift his opponent up and throw him or slam him on the mat. The purpose is to get the fight to the ground.

Takedown Artists

Georges St-Pierre

Strengths: Athleticism, very well-rounded

Gray Maynard

Strengths: Wrestling, Conditioning, Striking

Chael Sonnen

Strengths: Excellent wrestler, constant pressure

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