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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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Position of the Month: Mount Attacks Wk #1

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  Last month we focused on maintaining the mount in order to gain a superior position against your opponent. Now armed with that knowledge, what are you going to do? IT’S TIME TO SMASH YOUR OPPONENTS! Enjoy the below technique from Mundial champion Xande Ribeiro.

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Female Champions: Leticia Ribeiro – The Real First Lady Of BJJ

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Leticia Ribeiro, in my mind is truely the first lady of Brazillian Jiu Jitsu. There are the Kyra Gracie’s, Penny Thomas’ and Michelle Nicolini’s of the world; all three are equally beautiful and even more deadly than your average person. However, the one woman that paved the way for these amazing female competitors is Leticia Ribeiro. Leticia, is a third degree BB under Marcelo Machado … 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: Fernando Margarida vs Xande Ribeiro

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This week’s match is from the 2004 IBJJJF World Championship, featuring a battle between two tough black belts, Fernando “Margarida” Pontes and Alexandre “Xande” Ribeiro. These two giants of the sport faced off in an epic battle and the winner of this match went on to win the gold medal in the Pesado division.

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Monday’s Match of the Week: Garcia vs. Xande

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This Monday’s match takes place in ADCC 2005, for 3rd place in the absolute division. Among two of the most technical grapplers in the world, Marcelo Garcia and Xande Ribeiro, engage in a back and forth battle. The match ends decisively when one of the two champions is left with no other choice but to tap out!

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Grapplers Quest 32-Man Quick Results

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Quick Results from the Grapplers Quest 32-man Worlds Best Submission Grappling Tournament: Round One Alexandre Ribeiro vs. Amir Allam:  Xande wins on points. (9-0). Leopoldo Serao vs. Kelly Amundson:  Serao via rear-naked choke. Jason Manly vs Gabe Gutierez: Manly wins by heel hook. Steven Martinez vs. Chris Moriarty: Chris Moriary wins(points?) Rustam Chsiev vs. Luke Rockhold: Chsiev wins on points(2-0) Marcelo Mafra vs. Christian Arellano: … Continue reading

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Monday’s Match of the Week: Roger vs. Xande

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This Monday’s Match is an exciting battle between Roger Gracie and Xande Ribeiro from ADCC 2005. These two rivals meet here in the semi-finals of the absolute division, and engage in a back and forth war. The winner goes on to meet Jacare in the finals.

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