Rubber Guard Watch: Dustin Hazelett vs Tamdan McCrory Video- UFC 91

November 16th, 2008 In MMA | 28 Comments

Eddie has been praising Dustin Hazelett’s Rubber Guard usage in MMA for a while now. He feels it’s the best in the UFC. When I heard they were moving Hazelett vs. Tamdan to the main card, I was exstatic. I knew there was a chance we could finally see a rubber guard submission on the main stage! Not to mention, Tamdan is also a huge rubber guard fan too. I wasn’t let down. This is an amazing match, both guys come out to fight! In the end Hazelett pulls off an awesome omoplata submission.

I’ve already been reading the forums. Some people are praising the RG, and some people are saying it’s not rubber guard, that it’s just a regular old omoplata. Technically he does skip some steps and goes straight to it. What do you think? Is this a victory for 10th Planet JJ, or is this just a regular ol’ BJJ finish?