UFC 5 – How to elbow

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Wondering how to elbow in UFC 5? Then you have come to the right place. The long wait for the UFC 4 successor is finally over, which means it’s time to start clocking up those show-stopping finishes.

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Having an elbow in your arsenal can be incredibly useful. It is a manoeuvre that can be used to catch your opponent off guard both when fighting on your feet, or on the ground.

The manoeuvre is a simple one to learn, but a tricky one to master. So without further ado, here is everything that you need to know about how to elbow in UFC 5.

How to elbow in UFC 5

Elbows can be thrown in a number of different ways in UFC 5

Striking elbows

You can throw elbows whilst on your feet. There are two options available, and they are as follows:

Elbow

  • PlayStation: Hold R2 & tap triangle
  • Xbox: Hold RT & tap Y


Spinning Elbow

  • PlayStation: Hold R2 & hold triangle
  • Xbox: Hold RT & hold Y

Clinch elbows

You can throw elbows whilst in the clinch. Here is how to do so:

  • PlayStation: Hold L1 & tap X and square OR circle and triangle
  • Xbox: Hold LB & tap X & A OR Y & B.

Ground and pound elbows

Whilst grappling on the ground you can throw elbows in one of two ways. They are as follows:

Lead elbow

  • PlayStation: Hold L1 & R1 & tap square
  • Xbox: Hold LB & RB & tap X

Back elbow

  • PlayStation: Hold L1 & R1 & tap triangle
  • Xbox: Hold LB & RB & tap Y

That is everything that you need to know about how to throw elbows in UFC 5.

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UFC 5

  • Release Date: October 27, 2023
  • Platform(s): PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S/X
  • Genre(s): Fighting, Sport
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