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
Today’s Match of the Week Segment features the fabled 2006 Robson Moura vs. Jeff Glover no-gi match. This battle took place at the inaugural Professional Submission League event “L.A. Sub X” in 2006. We have seen the picture numerous times, but have you seen the whole match? Enjoy!
Today’s “Match of the Week” takes us back to the 2007-2008 Grapplers Quest US Pro Trials. This exciting match up pitted champion versus champion. In this semi-final match, 2007 Mundial Champion Lucas Leite faced off against 2007 ADCC champion Rani Yahya in a high pace no-gi match to determine who is truly the best of the best! Enjoy the match.
Today we feature a great battle between two jiu jitsu superstars, Andre Galvao vs Xande Ribeiro. This epic match took place this past weekend at the 2012 World Pro. Check out Galvao’s unrelenting passing efforts. Enjoy the match!
Today’s Match of the week features an exciting battle between Leandro “Lo” Nascimento and Celsinho Venicius. This match took place last year at the 2011 World Pro. Leandro “Lo” Nascimento made quite a stir at this past Pans by beating out heavy favorite Lucas Lepri. For those who are unfamiliar with Leandro’s history (courtesy of BJJ Heroes): Leandro Lo do Nascimento was born on the … Continue reading
Today’s Match of the week features two champions of different generations, Alexandre Ribeiro x Roberto Tozi. This battle took place at the 2005 CBJJO World Championships. Started by Andre Pederneiras, the CBJJO was formed as a result of his belief that if BJJ wants to achieve a professional level, fighters should be paid when fighting in major tournaments. After several year and some internal issues … Continue reading
Today’s Match of the Week features two of the top BB rooster weight competitors currently active in competition… Bruno Malfacine vs Samir Chantre. This light speed back and forth battle took place earlier this month at the 2012 World Pro Trials in New York. As Caio Terra’s main training partner, Samir was very prepared for this challenge, but will he be able to overcome Mundial … Continue reading
Today’s Match of the Week features an intense battle between Andre Galvao and Clark Gracie (2012). This re-match took place two weeks ago at the 2012 World Pro Jiu Jitsu Trials in San Diego. Submission Control tries to be fair and impartial , but in this instance we have to question the ref action (or lack of) in this match. If you were the referee, … Continue reading
HOT OFF THE PRESSES!!!! Today we feature Jordon Schultz’s debut match in the United States as a member of Team Lloyd Irvin. This battle between Jordon Schultz and Jojo Guarin (Black Belt under Sean Alvarez) took place yesterday at the 2012 World Pro Jiu Jitsu Trials in New York. This hard fought battle shows that Jordon can handle himself against some of the toughest competitors … Continue reading
Today’s “Match of the Week” features two top competitors from the top two schools in BJJ, Braulio Estima (Gracie Barra) vs. Tarsis Humphreys (Alliance). This match took place in the absolute finals of the 2009 World Pro inaugural event. That tournament was a momentous event, because it was the first high profile gi tournament in which the competitors were compensated for their efforts. In addition … Continue reading