Re: Would the Ikkyo pin work in MMA?
Ikkyo is also pretty much a "facedown" pin. You aren't gonna see this in MMA simply because it leaves too much for risk, it is hard to get a tap out, and why pin the guy with a risky pin that he probably has enough skill to avoid anyway? Also, heck if I am on the guy's back, I'm gonna get that rear mount for better control!
Now, put a knife in my hand...AND the risk that he might have a buddy and it changes stuff quite a bit.