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Young Guns: Joshua Presley

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Today’s “Young Guns” segment features a stand out from the “Great White North” (or Canada, for our non-American readers). Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Joshua Presley is one of the top BJJ representatives from Canada’s eastern most Provence. Since he started Jiu Jitsu four short years ago, Presely has collected medals from international competitions such as the Mundials, the NY Open, Miami Open, Lutador and … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Rafael Mendes vs. Ryan Hall

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This week we feature a great match from the 2011 IBJJF World Championships, Rafael Mendes vs. Ryan Hall. This very dynamic match-up features a highlight reel of advance positions, from deep half-guard to the 50/50 guard. Check it out below!

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Monday’s Match of the Week: Ryan Hall vs. Hermes Franca

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This Monday features another very exciting match from the UFC Fan Expo up in Boston. The technical and wiry Ryan Hall battles the always game Hermes Franca. Some interesting positions, and some great moves, especially the one that’s starts at 2:45 into the match is a must see!!

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Monday’s Match of the Week: Hall vs. Reis

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This weeks exciting match between Ryan Hall and Wilson Reis takes place in the featherweight division of Grappler’s Quest. The action is nonstop and close, with the winner not being decided until the very last moments.

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Ryan Hall Interview At NY Open 2010

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At this past NY Open, we had the opportunity to chat with one of the newest black belts from the Brasa team leader (Felipe Costa), Ryan Hall. Along with being one of the most dedicated competitors in the country, Ryan is always an entertaining and informative interviewee. His most recent big win was at the 2009 ADCC where Ryan (a brown belt at the time) … Continue reading

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Ryan Hall Receives His Black Belt

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Formerly of the Lloyd Irvin Jiu Jitsu camp, and now running his own establishment (50/50 Jiu-Jitsu) as part of the Brasa brand; the famed American grappler has just received the honor all BJJ practitioners hope to accomplish in their lifetime. Hall has just been rewarded his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt from his current instructor, 2x World Champion Felipe Costa. News of the promotion first hit … Continue reading

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Ryan Hall: Everything Has Changed

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Courtesy of lockflow.com: Ryan Hall made his name in the grappling world as a Lloyd Irvin prodigy. Tournament after tournament, match after match, he pulled guard, and by rotating between traditional guard and inverted guard, often-times with monkey-like speed and agility, he would catch his opponent with any one of his 200+ triangle set-ups. It was fancy. It was flashy. And it was winning him … Continue reading

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