Originally Posted by 196osh
It was a throw straight into a triangle, not set up really at all. In that sense if we count the takedown as the "wrestling" component and the triangle as the BJJ component Maia was better than both.
It show's nothing about who has a better base for MMA.
The basic which is more effective in MMA, you need both of them. But can get away with being a good wrestler with sub defense more than a world class BJJ guy with poor takedowns.
i really hate this term.. "sub defence"
theres no such thing as sub defence.... its all jiu jitsu, your sub defence is your knowledge of jiu jitsu