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Match of the Week: Michael Langhi vs. DJ Jackson

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Today, we feature a match that took place in Japan this past weekend, Michael Langhi vs. DJ Jackson. This intense battle took placeatn the absolute finals of the Rickson Cup. This is the classic guard player vs the relentless passer battle. Check out who wins.

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Match of the Week:  Jordon Wallace Schultz vs. Jojo Guarin

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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

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Young Guns: DJ Jackson (Team Lloyd Irvin)

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Today’s “Young Guns” segment features DJ Jackson, a young man who has quickly become a popular name in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/Submission Grappling scene. Under the guidance of Master Lloyd Irvin, this one time wrestler has become a BJJ submission specialist. Under Lloyd Irvin’s watchful eye, DJ has won some of the most prestigious titles in both Gi and No-Gi. While his background may be … Continue reading

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Young Guns: James Harbison

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Today’s “Young Guns” segment features one of the few competitors out there that has won the unofficial IBJJF Grand Slam title. In 2011, Jimmy won the Mundials, Pans, Euros and the Brazilian Nationals as a brown belt. As a result of his stellar performances, Master Lloyd Irvin awarded Jimmy his BB in July 2011. As a newly minted black belt, Jimmy has a huge road … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials – Barbosa vs. Harbison

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Here we bring you a front row seat to the Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials 83kg Final featuring the ever exciting Abmar Barbosa against the up and coming,  Lloyd Irvin grappler Jimmy Harbison. With both men known for their extremely technical guard work, take a look and see how this match panned out… *** Check out Abmar Barbosa’s New DVD Instructional Set! http://www.digitsu.com *** vimeo … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials – Lucas Lepri vs. JT Torres

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Here’s a treat directly from February’s Abu Dhabi 2011 World Pro Trials in New Jersey. In this video, we have the finals of the highly competitive 74kg division, featuring Aliance’s own Lucas Lepri, and American phenom Jonathan “JT” Torres.  These two have seen each other many times in the past year, with Lepri winning over Torres just prior to this match at the 2011 IBJJF European … Continue reading

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JT Torres Interview At No-Gi Pans

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Jonathan “JT” Torres is probably one of the most dynamic submission grappler (both Gi and No-Gi) to come out of the United States since the likes of Robert Drysdale, Matt Serra, and Dean Lister. If you follow and/or have participated in any recent tournaments, there is a very good chance you have been in the presence of a winning performance by JT. Jonathan’s meteoric rise … Continue reading

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Mike Fowler Interview At NY Open 2010

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At this past NY Open, we were lucky enough to sit down with non other then Mike Fowler from Team Lloyd Irvin.  As per his wikipedia entry: Mike is a black belt under Lloyd Irvin earning so in just four and a half yrs. He has won multiple titles in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling  tournaments. Fowler is a 5x American National Champion and the … Continue reading

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