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Checking kicks, while it can be difficult, is not impossible. Check this video at 0:56 to see Razor use it in action. It does need to be well timed, though. Note Razor's use of elbows and shins, as well as his footwork.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NjG7NBRq90
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