Knee (strike)

Knee (strike)

A knee strike (commonly referred to simply as a knee) is a strike with the knee, either with the kneecap or the surrounding area. Kneeing is a disallowed practice in many combat sports, especially to the head of a downed opponent. Styles such as Muay Thai and several mixed martial arts organizations allow kneeing depending on the positioning of the fighters.

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Knee (strike) - Flying - Use in Combat Sports
... Provided that it makes impact with the head, a flying kneeoffers substantial momentum and knockout power ... This spectacular strikeis a crowd-pleaser in fighting sports such as K-1(KickBoxing) and MMA ... In one UFC bout, James Irvin knocked out Terry Martin with a flying kneeMartin was unresponsive for three minutes and left on a stretcher ...

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