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Marcelo Garcia vs Rafael Lovato Jr part 4

Establishing Single X:

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Marcelo has clearly had enough of being smashed and he goes to his strongest game – the X Guard. He starts by pushing his left leg in a little deeper, while stopping the mount with his right knee, to then bring his left foot up on Rafael’s right hip, establishing the Single X position.

Transition to full X Guard:

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With Rafael pushing Marcelo’s foot off his hip, Marcelo takes the opportunity to preserve his guard by transitioning to the full X Guard.

 

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