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    In the early days you had Jason DeLucia and Joel Sutton. I'm not sure what kinda Kung Fu stylist DeLucia was and I think Sutton did some kind of mantis. They did ok, Sutton won both his fights at UFC's 7 and 8. DeLucia lost to Gracie, but there's no shame in that.

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    DeLucia did 5-animals. I heard somewhere that he made friends with the Gracies, learned BJJ and is now apparently into trying to make Aikido work in an MMA context.
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    There's some MMA teams in China now, so maybe we'll see some Kung Fu/San Da fighters in major MMA federations soon. I think I said this in another thread but I'll say it again, I can see Pride jumping at the chance to promote some Chinese fighters. The Chinese-Japanese rivalry would be a HUGE money maker.

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    No we're not spearing to the eyes (not for awhile at least) although we will probably have strikes to the throat and neck.

    This strike is different from a closed fist because the fingers are extended. They are not folded up like a palm heel, the whole hand is open. The strike can be delivered straight in, like you would a punch or in a downward swinging motion. The idea behind it I is to crush the nose and gouge the eyes at one time (theory) the strike makes little or not contact to the jaw.

    I hope that answered your question.

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    Well, I would be careful with the 'spear hand' type stuff because there is more chance that you will damage your fingers than you hurt your opponent.
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    Quickjab,

    Somewhere around page 4 or 5 of the forums their is a thread titled "4 Chinese won MMA in Fillipines" Has the article attached you might want to check it out.

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    Good point Cullion. That is something that we will look into adding further down the road.

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    Beijing BJJ Academy, International Wushu and Yi Quan, Shenghua Wushu Academy , Beijing Tong Yuan Wushu and Beijing Yi Quan tech are the fight teams Ive seen on the MMAchina.com site.

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    The site has some articles about Pride, Chute Box and Rickson Gracie visiting Beijing,

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    why are fridays so boring here?

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