VIDEO | Firas Zahabi demonstrates brilliant single leg takedown defense

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Tristar gym head coach Firas Zahabi has released a video showing a rather unique defense to a single leg takedown. The technique not only helps the fighter defend against the takedown, but also puts the fighter in a position to end up in top position with a sweep, or finish the fight with a submission.