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Elbows to the Head on the Ground Now Allowed in Strikeforce

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Although UFC President Dana White insists that things will remain "business as usual" now that his company has purchased Strikeforce, one rules change will be implemented: Elbows to the head on the ground will now be allowed in Strikeforce.

UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said on a conference call announcing the purchase Monday that Strikeforce will implement all of the unified rules of mixed martial arts that the UFC uses, and that includes allowing elbows to the head on the ground. The banning of those elbows has been the one significant difference between Strikeforce fights and UFC fights, and that difference will go away.

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Post #1   3/14/11 1:53:03PM   

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Love it.

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Post #2   3/14/11 1:58:45PM   

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Starting off in the right direction. This is one of the bigger negatives I held against Strikeforce.

Post #3   3/14/11 3:53:34PM   

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This will suck for States like Missouri that dont allow elbow strikes to a grounded fighter. Strikeforce put on some good shows in St Louis

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YES!!!!!

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Post #5   3/15/11 12:43:49AM