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Position of the Month: Takedowns WK#1 – Ouchi Gari

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Hope you all had a great new years and that your training is back to full swing! We are doing something different with today’s theme. As we stated before, the Submission Control staff collectively have about 30+ years of martial arts experience (both teaching and practicing). We wanted to share our extensive experience with our loyal readers, but we lacked the funding to do so. … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Rubens Charles vs Marcio Feitosa

Posted on by Shawn

This week we feature exciting featherweight final between Ruben Charles and Marcio Feitosa from the 2006 worlds. Feitosa doesn’t let a cut on his ear stop him, and decides to bandage his whole head to compete. Both these grapplers leave it all on the line in an exciting match, check it out!

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Match of the Week: Braulio Estima vs. Fabio Gurgel

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This week we feature a second round match from the 2009 World Pro BJJ Cup between Fabio Gurgel and Braulio Estima. Gurgel, often referred to as the ‘General’ of team Alliance, still jumps in to compete at times against the best in the world. Such as this match where Gurgel and Estima meet up in the under 95kg division.

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Match of the Week: Royler Gracie vs. Mario Sperry

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This weeks match features Mario Sperry vs. Royler Gracie, who meet in a historic BJJ match in late 1998. Sperry is the much bigger fighter in this match, but it is still significant because its the first time in history a Gracie was forced to submit in a match. Both of the grapplers in this Match of The Week are competing in one of two … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Alexandre Ribeiro vs. Robert Drysdale

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This week we have classic match from Rickson Gracie’s Budo Challenge . Alxandre “Xande” Ribeiro and Robert Drysdale meet in the finals of the heavyweight division. The rules of Budo Challenge differ greatly from IBJJF, each competitor only gains one point for every advantageous position (vs. varying points in traditional tournaments). Furthermore, pulling guard would garner the competitor negative points (like in ADCC). The rules … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Andre Galvao vs. Eduardo Telles

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This week we feature a super fight all the way from Hong Kong. Andre Galvao battles against the tricky turtle guard of Eduardo Telles at the Copa De Hong Kong 2. Does Telles have enough tricks to catch the always tough Galvao? Check it out below!

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Match of the Week: Roberto Abreu vs. Jonathan Torres

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This week we feature an absolute black belt division match-up between Jonathan “Spiderman” Torres vs. Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu. Check out this awesome gi battle from Grapplers Quest below!

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To Gi or Not to Gi?

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One of the most common – and controversial – topics in Brazilian jiu jitsu is whether or not to train with the gi. The division between gi and no-gi advocates is comparable to the rift between Red Sox and Yankees fans. Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Roger Gracie vs. Leopoldo Montenegro

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This week we take a look at another match from the 2002 IBJJF World Championships. Roger Gracie and Leopoldo Montenegro meet here in the semi-finals of the brown belt absolute division in a very tough battle!

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Match of the Week: Roberto Magalhaes vs. Wallid Ismael

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We go way back to the 1996 IBJJF Worlds for this week’s match! This is a classic match-up, where Roberto ‘Roleta’ Magalhaes meets up against Wallid Ismail in the Medium Heavy division.

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