Rule the mat in EA SPORTS UFC 3 with these ground and grappling controls for Xbox One and PlayStation4.
How Do I Transition into Ground Game and Perform Submissions in UFC 3?
To get into the ground game, use the following button combination: LT+Rstick left/right.
Then, you need to get yourself into a position where a submission is possible. From there, hold down LT and your submission options will appear on the HUD. Initiate the submission by pressing the right stick, with LT held, in the direction corresponding to the entry on the HUD. Want to learn more? Check out the full EA SPORTS UFC 3 combo list.
How Do I Protect My Fighter When on the Ground?
Hold block by pressing RT. Successful blocks build up grapple advantage, so time your escapes to follow up a successful block. Pro tip: Some positions don’t allow you to block, so your only defense is to time your escapes during their strikes.
How Do I Get Out of Ground Game and What Should I Do When My Opponent Takes Me Down?
When you are on the ground, you have three options:
The likelihood of success for each of the above options will be determined by what position you’re in. You should always be looking to improve your position as best you can, as trying any of these options in bad positions could potentially make things worse.
How Do I Block Transitions?
Transitions are blocked by reading the direction of the transition animation your opponent is attempting, then responding quickly enough, and in the same direction, with RT + right stick.
What Are the Most Dangerous Positions My Opponent Can Put Me In?
Below is a list of the most dangerous positions to be caught in, in descending order:
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