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Islam Makhachev sports an impressive 14-1 record with three UFC victories and comes from a sambo background.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of sambo
First Known Use: 1972See Words from the same year
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