Ben Askren put the Bulldog choke back on the map UFC 235 when he squeezed Robbie Lawler, making him fake a limp arm and Herb Dean stopping the fight.
The bulldog choke is a glorified headlock. It is historically rare to see it in an MMA or BJJ fight but with the right set up can be extremely effective.
It was seen three times in the UFC 181. Carlos Newton, Uriah Faber and Raquel Pennington all used the bulldog choke to finish their opponents.
Here is a great No Gi Set Up followed by a great Gi set up by coral belt Marcus Soares:
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