Is this kind of kick an actual thing that's used?

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  1. saugeye killah

    saugeye killah No need rope hold up pants.

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    I know they make up a lot of wild moves for film that aren't practical or something anyone would actually do in a fight, but this one always struck me as kinda brutal. They sold it pretty well, and it looks realistic.

    would this be legal in mma?
     
  2. MilkManUK

    MilkManUK Brown Belt

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    Looks like a tobi kansetsu geri - (jumping) dislocation kick. Sure, why not? Who would have thought the showtime kick would ever be pulled off in a real fight?
     
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  3. William Huggins

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    It wouldn't work, more than once, if you faced another opponent they would just get a little Japanese guy to rub it better between rounds.........
     
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  4. spacetime

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    It's a flying sidekick aimed low.

    /thread
     
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  5. shincheckin

    shincheckin Brown Belt

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    hey look, its an oblique kick! <Eek2.0>
     
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  6. saugeye killah

    saugeye killah No need rope hold up pants.

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    Naaa, I don't think that's an oblique kick.

     
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  7. j123

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    The heel hook of Karate
     
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    dudeguyman Kosen Ju-Jitsu

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  9. shincheckin

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    jumping oblique kick lol
     
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  10. gevoudane

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    The funny thing about the Karate Kid is that the crane kick he does at the end is actually a illegal move in sports karate. Danialson should have been DQed.

    But the kick in your video would be legal in MMA. but probably wouldnt be a super reliable move.
     
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  11. Tayski

    Tayski Stand-up Fighting

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    Why do it to the leg when you can do it to the face?

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  12. Frode Falch

    Frode Falch Gold Belt Professional Fighter

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    Jon Jones did this in a fight. Flying side kick to the leg
     

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