Steven Seagal Still Crazy, Believes He Trains Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida

Jeremy Botter@jeremybotterMMA Senior WriterMarch 28, 2012

Steven Seagal is one of my favorite people in the history of the world. I'm sure this is the case for many of my readers here at Caged In.

After all, he's the guy who made such Academy Award-worthy material as Under Siege, Under Siege 2, Half Past Dead and On Deadly Ground. And that's not even counting his world-changing work on Steven Seagal: Lawman.

And so it comes as no surprise to me that Seagal is still trumpeting the excellent training he provides Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida over at the Black House gym in California.

"There is a signature kick that I've taught them that they've knocked champions out with and won world championships with," Segal said on a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Silva and Machida had no idea what a front kick to the face was before Seagal taught them how to use it! How could they know such a secret technique without being taught by the master himself?

Never mind the fact that both Silva and Machida threw the same kick—without the same knockout success, mind you—on numerous occasions long before they ever used it to finish their opponents. And never mind the fact that Machida did not win a world championship by beating Randy Couture with the kick.

We all know Machida learned his version of that kick from Daniel LaRusso anyway.


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