Move over Mike Swick, and take that "Swickotine" with you.
A cast member of the original season of "The Ultimate Fighter," Swick hasn't used his cleverly titled submission hold since 2006.
Meanwhile, "The Ultimate Fighter 12" cast member Cody McKenzie has utilized his modified guillotine choke (which he's aptly dubbed the "McKenzietine") to earn victory in his past nine official contests, and every finish has come in the very first round.
"I've got caught tons of guys in it," McKenzie told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). "I'm hoping to catch Georges St-Pierre in it before the season's over.
"It's an angle thing. [In a traditional guillotine], you're missing an artery. When I push up, you're hitting both arteries. There's no room."
Growing up, McKenzie didn't appear to be heading toward a career in professional fighting. The Alaska native took a little judo and wrestled for a spell, but sports didn't really appeal to him right away. Instead, McKenzie spent more time trapping, fishing and hunting both in Alaska and during his time down south in the Pacific Northwest.
Of course, that didn't mean he was totally immune to the fight game during his formative years.
"I have an older brother who's a lot bigger than me, and I've always fought with him, and his friends always beat me up," McKenzie admitted. "I was in plenty of fights, and growing up in a small fishing community in Alaska, there's not much to do in a place like that other than drink and fight, so I saw a lot of that growing up.
"It would be a big old circle of kids, and they would throw two pairs of 16-ounce gloves in the middle, and two people would walk in the middle, glove up, and bang-bang-bang-bang."
But once McKenzie caught a glimpse of the UFC on TV, his life's direction was changed forever .
"I watched it on TV my sophomore year of high school," McKenzie said. "From then on out, I knew what I wanted to do. Right when I first watched it, it clicked for me, and I knew I wanted to become a professional fighter.
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