1/4 of GSP wins are by submission and 1/4 Josh Koscheck's losses are by submission. EASY!
I'm kidding obviously - so let me explain. We repeatedly hear how George's philosophy is to become the perfect mixed martial artist. Allow me to break down his pursuit of this ideal:
- Wrestling - The finest in MMA- for this he has trained with the Canadian Olympic Wrestling Team.
- Stand-up - A mix of traditional Kyokushin (black belt level) - Muay Thai from the world renowned WAT in New York and Boxing with arguably the greatest coach to ever grace the beautiful science Freddie Roach and his Wild Card Gym in Las Vegas Nevada.
- Jiu-Jitsu - Here is the true wild card - George has been training at Renzo Gracie's Manhattan Academy for the passed three years. The academy sits down three flights of stairs a stones-throw from Madison Square Garden. This underground layer is the home of Jiu-Jitsu's best kept secret - John Danaher. Working along side one of grappling's true demi-gods GSP's submission game has hit stellar heights - but for a gutsy performance from Dan Hardy and a slight lack of technique from George he would have six submission wins and not five.
FYI - you can get 5/2 for a GSP submission with Paddy Power - get on it folks.