from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ichthyology, the post-temporal; the upper bone of the shoulder-girdle, usually joined to the cranium.


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  • Grant tries an omoplata, but Chonan escapes and feeds him some punches.

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  • Rather than trying to front roll out of the omoplata, what if I try to quicky spin out andface the guy.

    Planet Judo

  • Dikun used his legs well, at times working for an omoplata and triangle choke.

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  • Rob R. get off rogans sack, even grove said he didnt go for an omoplata and that he was going for the triangle the whole time.

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  • Kendall Grove turning Rosholt's arm triangle into his omoplata and then his triangle choke was slick as hell

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  • So whether Grove meant to go for an omoplata or not, it sure looked like either that or the beginning of an armbar.

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  • Grove might not have been intending to go for the omoplata, but the first place his right leg went was to the opposite side of Rosholt's head to trap the shoulder ... it wasn't over the back of the head.

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  • The best way to describe this monstrosity would be some type of hybrid omoplata/twister.

    Five Ounces of Pain

  • Submission of the Night: Dustin Hazelett, for the sweet way he went to the ground with Tamdan McCrory, tried an omoplata, and then transitioned it into an arm bar, getting McCrory to tap out in the first round.


  • Hazelett's guard game proved to be too dangerous for McCrory, however, and the Kentucky native was able to work for an omoplata and turned it into a reverse armbar, most likely earning himself Submission of the Night.

    Five Ounces of Pain


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  • For a moment, I thought post-temporal meant that omoplata was a time-travelling fishbone. Then I remembered there are temporal lobes of the brain. It's a boring non-time-jumping fishbone.

    August 24, 2015