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Battle for NY BJJ Supremacy – Gianni Grippo vs. Mateo Maldonado

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Check out this exciting match between two world champions, Gianni Grippo vs. Mateo Maldonado! This battle occurred at yesterday’s World Pro trials in NY. In addition to winning a trip to Abu Dhabi, the winner of this match gets bragging right. LOL! Enjoy the match.

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Match of the Week: Andre Galvao vs Xande Ribeiro (WPJJ2012)

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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!

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Match of the Week: Claudio Calasans X. Lucas Leite

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Today’s “Match of the Week” segment features an exciting battle between two highly competitive rivals in the middleweight division, who are seeking to dethrone Marcelo Garcia…. Claudio Calasans vs. Lucas Leite. This match took place almost a year ago at the 2011 World Pro Trials in San Diego. You will notice that this was clip is from a televised feed with color commentary in Arabic! … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Andre Galvao vs Antonio Braga Neto

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Today’s Match of the Week features a great battle between two of the top Jiu Jitsu fighters currently active in both the tournament and MMA circuit. This exciting battle between Andre Galvao (Atos) and Antonio Braga Neto (Gracie Barra/Gordo Evolve) took place in the absolute division of the 2011 World Pro Trials in San Diego. This is match is akin to the old tale of … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Mendes vs. Rocha

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 Today we feature a great match between Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes (Soul Fighters) and Tiago Rocha (Alliance). This highly competitive bout took place in the finals of the 2010 Rio Open. Tanquinho, received his Black Belt in 2004 after training for seven years under famed 9th degree Red Belt Francisco Mansur. In 2005, Augusto along with his brother Bruno left Kioto to form Renovacao BJJ and … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Rafael Mendes vs. Robson Moura

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This week we feature a match between two highly decorated IBJJF/CBJJE champions, Rafael Mendes vs. Robson Moura. One is a “relative” new champion, while the other has been a champion for most of his BJJ career. These two fierce competitors always put on an amazing and highly show. Enjoy this great match! Rafa Mendes: Rafa loves the berimbolo… While there is a lot of footage … Continue reading

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Match of the Week: Rafael Mendes vs. ‘Tanquinho’ Mendes

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This week we feature Rafael Mendes vs. Augusto Mendes “Tanquinho” from the Abu Dhabi World Pro 2011 Finals in the -65kg division. Both these competitors competed well in the ibjjf worlds this past weekend, Tanquinho beating Cobrinha Rubens Charles “Cobrinha”. They met in the finals of the feather weight division, with Rafael Mendes winning a close match. Check out their match a couple months prior … Continue reading

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