Leandro lo  is always surprising his opponents with new techniques. Here you can learn the workings of a closed guard sweep where he keeps his legs crossed. As you can see, he successfully used this technique at the recent 2016 Worlds, against Keenan Cornelius. Watch and learn.


  1. This sweep is as old as time, it’s called “the plier” by the Machados who use it regularly on the mats. Nice to see it at tournaments!


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