UFC 4 is one of the most exciting fighting games available, but there is one aspect in particular that can take a while to master and is especially frustrating if you don’t know how to perform it. And that’s the takedown. To put it simply, if you ever want to win a fight on the ground, you will need to know how to perform a takedown effectively and how to defend against one. Here is everything you need to know about how to do a takedown in UFC 4.
It’s important to note that takedowns work much differently in UFC 4 than they did in UFC 3, which is part of the reason why many players are still struggling with it. Although, it’s certainly worth learning because when you are able to pin your opponent down to the mat, you get a significant advantage in the fight. From this position, you can easily get more strikes in and deal a substantial amount of damage to your opponent.
How To Do a Takedown in UFC 4
There are a few different styles of takedowns that can be performed in UFC 4. Here is how to do all takedown variations in UFC 4:
|Takedown||PlayStation Controls||Xbox Controls|
|Double Leg Takedown||Hold L2 + Triangle||Hold LT + Y|
|Single Leg Takedown||Hold L2 + Square||Hold LT + X|
|Double Leg Power||Hold L1 +L2 + Triangle||Hold LT + LB + Y|
|Single Leg Power||Hold L1 + L2 + Square||Hold LT + LB + X|
|Ankle Pick||Hold R1 + Square, then press R1 + Circle||Hold RB + X, then press RB + B|
|Head Lock Hip Toss||Hold R1 + Square, then press R1 + X||Hold RB + X, then press RB + A|
|Trip (Lead Leg)||Hold R1 + Square, then hold Up and press R1 + X||Hold RB + X, then hold Up and press RB + A|
|Trip (Back Leg)||Hold R1 + Circle, then hold Down and press R1 + Circle||Hold RB + X, then hold Down and press RB + B|
|Defend a Takedown||L2 + R2||LT + RT|
How to Defend Against a Takedown in UFC 4
Once you know how to perform a takedown, you will then need to know how to defend yourself when your opponent attempts to pull off the same maneuvers. So, here are the controls to defend a takedown:
- Defend a Takedown – Press L2 + R2 (PlayStation) or Press LT + RT (Xbox).
Now you know all the takedown controls in UFC 4, including how to defend against one. Time to put those skills to the test in the octagon!