Quote Originally Posted by Rise View Post
While not supporting what Jones does with the eyepokes there are two objective ways to look at it...

- That he is flat out doing it intentionally to use the threat of being poked in the eye as a defense like you and others have suggested.

- Second being that he is using the outstretched hand to create as much space for himself as possible and control his opponents positioning to take full advantage of his reach, and he absolutely does not care if he pokes someone's eyes in doing this. how do you account for elbows to the back of the head, forearms across the throat, covering opponents mouth and nose on the ground, etc?