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John Kavanagh identifies the precise second Conor McGregor suffered horrific leg break towards Dustin Poirier at UFC 264


John Kavanagh insists a misplaced teep kick by Conor McGregor induced his leg to interrupt towards Dustin Poirier at UFC 264.

The Irishman was left with a fractured tibia and fibula through the third assembly between the 2 light-weight rivals because the dangerous blood continued within the T-Cell Area.

John Kavanagh claims Conor McGregor fractured his ankle by throwing a teep kick

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John Kavanagh claims Conor McGregor fractured his ankle by throwing a teep kick

Though it was formally declared a physician’s stoppage, Poirier had poured the strain on the downed Irishman prior.

McGregor had began brightly in Sin City; bouncing on his toes and searching lighter than within the earlier assembly at UFC 257, but his reversion to a taekwondo-style of assault which has heralded a lot success for the 32-year-old might nicely have contributed to his downfall.

“You may watch this again on Instagram – there are many quick clips there – the place he throws a leg kick, strikes away after which he threw a teep,” Kavanagh stated.

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The teep kick is a basic Muay Thai technique, also known as a push kick, which McGregor is attempting here

The teep kick is a fundamental Muay Thai method, also referred to as a push kick, which McGregor is trying right here

The 32-year-old’s leg did appear to buckle slightly, before giving way just moments later

The 32-year-old’s leg did seem to buckle barely, earlier than giving method simply moments later

“And that was one of many strategies we wished to make use of on this combat. Clearly being a southpaw, that liver aspect is there, so we had been seeking to teep in that space.

“If you consider it, I believe teep really does imply spear, it’s speculated to go in a horizontal movement – form of out and in.

“Whereas Conor threw that specific method extra form of like a karate-style method, flicking from the knee, to stab the ball of the foot into the stomach.

The Notorious threw his patented teep kick to devastating effect against Chad Mendes in 2015

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The Infamous threw his patented teep kick to devastating impact towards Chad Mendes in 2015

When he faced Khabib, another orthodox fighter, the teep landed

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When he confronted Khabib, one other orthodox fighter, the teep landed

“Which is an efficient method as nicely. However on reverse strategies, when he was dealing with [Chad] Mendes for instance, it’s a bit safer due to the positioning of the elbows.

“However on the identical stance, there’s a excessive hazard of catching that elbow and if you happen to watch it again, you may clearly see that’s the place the fracture occurred.

Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva have both been on the receiving end of horrific leg breaks inside the Octagon

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Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva have each been on the receiving finish of horrific leg breaks contained in the Octagon

“He very aggressively threw that kick, Dustin shelled with the lead hand and the foot wraps across the knee, in a similar way to poor previous [Anderson] Silva and [Chris] Weidman.

“He stands again on it and you’ll see the bone virtually protrude by way of the pores and skin; I don’t understand how he didn’t fall there, however he is available in and so they each change crosses, they each miss, he goes to step again and that’s the place you have got that horrifying fold.”





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