: an international style of wrestling employing judo techniques
Examples of sambo in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe sambo expert has a 6-3-1 UFC record, generally fighting under the radar.
Todd Martin, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2019 Islam Makhachev sports an impressive 14-1 record with three UFC victories and comes from a sambo background.
Todd Martin, latimes.com, 21 Jan. 2018 The technique, a choke that’s meant to cut off blood flowing to the brain through the carotid arteries on either side of the neck, has many variations in jiujitsu, combat sambo, judo, and catch wrestling.
Michael Thomsen, Slate Magazine, 10 Aug. 2017
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