Welcome to Paradise Resistance Band Training
If there is one thing that MMA athletes know it is that your training has to be versatile. Deadlifts and benchpressing will make you strong, but will they make fast, mobile or improve your co-ordination.
In most cases the answer will be no, and that is why tools like kettlebells and resistance bands are so important for high-level MMA athlete workouts. In MMA like all combat sports your opponent will always, will always be wriggling out of your grip and a strong deadlift may not necessarily translate to strength on the mat, in the ring or the cage.