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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.

"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin