If you have no takedown defense and you weren’t training any kind of grappling sport it’s very hard to stay on your feet. No matter how big or how skilled you are in any stand-up martial art without takedown defense you’re going down. It’s been proven many times and this is just one more proof.
Of course, when you and your opponent start swinging there is a chance someone will get a lucky shot but the percent of a one-shot knockdown is so small that the grappling guy will most likely get on top.
Check out the video HERE.
You can also check a guy with no takedown skills having huge problems