In the early days of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, fighters who had mastered their respective martial arts came together to participate in a tournament to see which martial art was the best.
As most people know, Royce Gracie and his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu reined supreme over all others in the first two tournaments.
It was then that submission fighting became a necessity for all mixed martial artists, and that the sport went from "best in your respective martial art" to "best in all aspects of martial arts" which is the product that we know and love today.
Jiu Jitsu is based off of control of your opponents' stature and ability to manipulate their limbs for submissions and chokes and is the most prominent of all submission fighting techniques around. With that being said, let's take a look at the most difficult submissions to defend.