Who’s Conor McGregor Fighting At UFC 205? It’s Official!

Who's Conor McGregor Fighting At UFC 205? It's Official!

Here it is! It’s happening. Finally! Conor McGregor, the featherweight champion is now scheduled to fight at 155 pounds against his rival, Eddie Alvarez… For the Lightweight title… And it’s on the most stacked pay-per-view (PPV) card of the year, UFC 205, which takes place inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., on Nov. 12, […]

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Woodley VS Thompson: The Feud Continues… “I Don’t Respect Him”

Well, Stephen Thompson just got his big wish… He has finally been booked to face the division’s champ, Tyron Woodley at UFC 205 on Nov. 12, 2016 in New York. Full details can be found here. But Woodley says that he thinks Thompson may have gone just a slight bit overboard with his large efforts to try and make him (Woodley) look […]

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What Makes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training So Hard? (And Fun)

What Makes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training So Hard? (And Fun)

Why is jiu jitsu so hard? Here is what I think makes the art so difficult (and incredibly fun) (or better yet Challenging). Real feedback every night. Every class is typically ended with a live rolling session. This is usually several rounds of grappling with various opponents including everyone from the lowest white belt to blacks belts. If […]

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BJJ In Bend Oregon: Rio de Janeiro Style Jiu Jitsu Is In Bend & It’s Free

BJJ In Bend Oregon: Rio de Janeiro Style Jiu Jitsu Is In Bend & It's Free

“There is no secret to building yourself into a good competitor or practitioner of jiu-jitsu. It comes down to will to achieve and the drive that goes hand in hand with that will. Good work ethic is essential, as the more effort put forth into jiu-jitsu the more it gives back. Build a good core […]

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Judo Throws: Which One Work For BJJ & Which Ones Might Cause Problems

Judo Throws: Which One Work For BJJ & Which Ones Don't

So, for judo in BJJ, there are some throws that may or may not “work/transfer over”… Sumi gaeshi being probably the closest possible thing to a “perfect” throw for Jiu Jitsu. Given the sometimes overly defensive BJJ posture of bent at the waist, that is used by some BJJ practitioners… This throw is sometimes quite easy to […]

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Osoto Gari: The Most Effective Judo Sweep & Why

O-Soto-Gari. It’s different if you have perfect circumstances with momentum and positioning to effortlessly perform a hip throw or different sweep, but all else being equal, I’d say O-Soto-Gari. O-Soto-Gari (“Large Outer Reaping”) gives you maximum leverage and allows an easy synergy between upper and lower body, coordinating all your strength without requiring perfect timing, […]

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