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Match of the Week: Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida vs Leandro “Lo” Nascimento

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This week we feature two 2012 Mundial Champions vying for dominance, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida vs Leandro “Lo” Nascimento! This match too place at the 2011 Pan-Americano in Brasilia, Brazil. This event was not the IBJJF Pan Ams, but the FEDERAÇÃO DE JIU-JITSU DE BRASÍLIA (FBJJDF). Enjoy the match.

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Match of the Week: Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida vs Jimmy Harbison

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So the smoke has finally cleared from an explosive 2012 Mundial Championship. As always, the nail-biting suspense left people wondering how the IBJJF can top themselves next year. This year, without a Roger Gracie presence, there was a new crowned prince of the absolute division, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida! Today’s Match of the Week features a no-gi match between the superfast Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida vs one … Continue reading

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Scramble “Be Like Water” Rash Guard

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Introduction A few months ago, someone over at MartialArtsSupllies.com (http://www.martialartssupplies.com/) was gracious enough to send us a product to review on Submission Control. We were excited and jumped at the opportunity because we knew that MartialArtsSupllies.com offered some high-end brands such as Isami and Mizuno, economical brands such as Fuji and Tatami and finally some staple brands such as Vulkan, Keiko Raca and Manto. About … Continue reading

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Saturday

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Saturday Day 3 was full of excitement with all of the black belts, female brown belts, and absolute purples going pretty much at the same time! Check out some of the action.

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Friday

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Friday Yet another exciting day of BJJ action in Long Beach. Today was about Women’s Blue and Purple, Adult Purple and Brown. Check out some of the action! Something is wrong with the volume. We will fix it later…. too much bjj today!

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Thursday

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Thursday Hey everyone, Thursday was an exciting day for the white belts and blue belts. It’s crazy to see some of great jiu jitsu and amazing talent displayed by the lower belts. Check back later for some amazing interviews with Saulo Ribeiro, Fabio Gurgel, Ricardo “Franjinha” Miller, and Ricardo Cavalcanti.

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Wednesday

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IBJJF 2012 Mundials – Wednesday Hey everyone, we were able to sneak into the pyramid to shoot come behind the scene footage and photos. Check it out. Thank you Custom Gi for sending us out here. Not everyone is made to fit the standard sizes, so why are you buying an ill-fitted gi? Sign up for the Custom Gi mailing list to get more information … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Romulo Barral vs Demian Maia

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Today’s Match of the Week features an exciting battle between an elite MMA star and a bjj wizard, Demian Maia vs Romulo Barral. This match took place in the semi-finals of the 2006 Brasileiros. Don’t look away, this is a fast match. Enjoy!

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Match of the Week: Victor Estima vs. Alan “Finfou” Nascimento

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Today’s Match of the Week features two men who are helping to shape the BJJ scene in Europe, Victor Estima (Gracie Barra) and Alan “Finfou” Nascimento (Checkmat). This battle took place in the finals at this year’s European Open in Lisbon, Portugal. Both were vying for the title “king of the European middle weights”, Finfou represented Sweden and Victor represented the UK. Enjoy this match! … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Marcelo Garcia vs. Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga

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Today’s Match of the Week takes us back to Brazil circa 2008 at a tournament call Campos III. This battle between grappling elite Marcelo Garcia and UFC heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga was the semi-finals of this elite submission grappling event. The Campos III tournament had some big names including: Renato Babalu, Thales Leite, Romulo Barral, and Alexandre Cafe to name a few. In the coming week, … Continue reading

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