Victor Hugo Taps Mahamed Aly with Powerful Ankle Lock

Nov 15, 2021

Following Victor Hugo's big win in the final of the IBJJF Jiu Jitsu Heavyweight Grand Prix, questions have arisen over the legality of the attack due to the torqe applied to both the knee and the ankle. Under IBJJF rules, twisting leg locks are not permitted in gi competition, and some coaches and athletes are asking why this ankle lock variation is still permitted.