Behind The Dirt: Renato Canuto’s Whizzer Kick

BTD: Canuto’s Whizzer Kick

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One of the breakthrough grapplers of 2017, Renato Canuto has officially arrived in style at the black belt division. 

After coming up on top of the stacked KASAI Lightweight Grand Prix on Dec. 9, Canuto followed up the impressive run with a dominant performance at the 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships a week later.

Taking a look back at some of the techniques that have made Canuto so successful, we decided to give FloWrestling's Mike Mal a crack at breaking down his flawless takedown defense.

Check out the video above and learn how to defend double legs like a back belt world champion!