The biggest winner of the Geneva Open, held in Switzerland last weekend, Jackson Sousa ended his run with four gold medals. One of those victories came with the help of a classic, but not often used, choke.
In his duel with Uros Domanovic, Jackson worked from side control with his hand on his opponent’s collar, under the head. To achieve the finish, Jackson sneakily switched his grip, using the opposite hand to wrap Domanovic’s arm and control the collar under the head. Then Jackson returned to side control and applied pressure with the cross grip, hoping for the ensuing suffocation to net him the win.
He was right, and here’s how it went: