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Young Guns: Garrett Beck

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Today’s “Young Guns” segment features Garrett Beck, a young man whom we have gotten to know through our travels.  Garrett is a Robert Drysdale JJ/Fairfax JJ representative and a purple belt under Abmar Barbosa. Some of his wins includes the 2010 Pans (2nd place – featherweight) and the 2010 New York Open (3rd place – featherweight and 2nd place – Absolute). Standing at six feet … 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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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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Robert Drysdale Interview – “Learn Something From Everyone”

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We had the privilege to interview the highly decorated BJJ star Robert Drysdale. Robert took some time out of his busy schedule to talk about his past, his influences, his training program and his admiration and respect for Roger Gracie. In addition to being a great champion, he is an amazing instructor. Whether you are an average bjjer or a seasoned competitor, pay a visit … Continue reading

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Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu Pan-Am Training Camp

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Robert Drysdale is promoting a training camp in Las Vegas for the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Pan 2011 which is on March 24th in California. Continue reading

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BJJ Rising Star – Abmar Barbosa

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Those who were at the 2010 Pan Jiu–Jitsu Championships in Irvine, California witnessed one of the most outstanding matches in 2010… Kron Gracie vs. Abmar Barbosa. Going into this match, Kron Gracie was the one of the favorites to win his weight class that consisted of gamed competitors such as Sergio Moraes, Lucas Leite, Abmar Barbosa, Kayron Gracie, and Rodrigo Teixeira  (just to name a … Continue reading

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ADCC 2009: Drysdale Superfight Opponent Named

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As per adcombat.com:

A special meeting was held by the ADCC Committee to select a replacement for Roger Gracie for the Superfight in ADCC 2009. The ADCC Committee considered many top names for the position and after careful consideration they selected Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza for face Robert Drysdale.

Everyone is excited to have “Jacare” compete in Barcelona and the prospects of a very exciting action packed fight have just gone of the scale

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ADCC 2009: Drysdale Ready, Jacare/Lister Possible?

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From Kid Peligro of adccbarcelona.com:
After hearing about Roger Gracie’s injury and subsequent withdrawal from ADCC 2009, Superfight participant Robert Drysdale contacted Kid Peligro with his thoughts: “I am disappointed that I cannot fight against Roger. I have been training hard and was looking forward to a great match. But now that he is out I am issuing a challenge, bring it on! I want ADCC to select a great opponent Continue reading

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