#FridayFail: When Flying Armbars Go Wrong

The flying armbar is one of the most spectacular finishes in grappling. Attempting to land the highlight reel finish means taking a big risk. If a grappler can land it, the move is amazing to watch. If a grappler misses, it can be an embarrassing moment.

This video features a number of athletes from the latter category. Not only do they completely whiff on the flying technique, some of them even KO themselves. It’s safe to say, unless you’re completely certain you’ll be able to land it, don’t attempt it.

Don’t trythis at home? For these guys, it should be don’t try this ever… unless you’re Rose Namajunas:

Or these guys…