At UFC 140 Tito Ortiz lost to Antonio “Little Nog” Nogueira in a fashion that some would say he had part ownership in, or more to the point was his signature move—the ground-and-pound game.
That said, GNP has been one aspect of MMA that has been known to get a crowd into a frenzy like trance—the raining down of blows and elbows towards a sometimes defenseless opponent is violence at its most picturesque.
Execution of said skill is by no means an easy feat. Sure, most fighters have GNP in their arsenal, but only a few select can deliver it with the maximum devastating effect required to nullify an opponent or better yet end proceedings.
Let’s take a look.