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Dean Lister- Post ADCC Victory Interview

By monta2damax / October 6, 2011

Live from the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England the 2011 ADCC Submission Fighting World Championships brought its legions of fans some of the most spectacular action from the best grapplers in the world, that will be remembered in years to come.   Amongst this group of competitors was the 2003 ADCC Absolute Champion Dean […]


ADCC Competitor Profile: Dean Lister

By monta2damax / September 18, 2011

UFC Veteran, US Sambo Champion, and former ADCC Champion Dean Lister has accomplished many great feats in his career since his arrival in 1996. Although not fully credited, Dean Lister is one of the most influential figures in the sport of grappling and is well know for his polished technical game and leg locks for […]


Fight Gone Bad 6: Supporting a Good Cause

By monta2damax / September 1, 2011

Sponser by  www.martialartsrecovery.com Crossfit Instructor Kevin Malahy of Crossfit Native will be involved a great fundraiser at Fight Gone Bad 6 for a great cause. The Challenge : On September 17, 2011, CrossFitters from around the world will come together to endure 17 minutes of one of our most grueling workouts in honor of those […]


Grapplers Retreat – August 20-21 – Mendocino Coast

By monta2damax / August 9, 2011

Grapplers Retreat is a training camp that is located in the Mendocino Coast in Northern California. Unlike other camps, Grappler’s Retreat is a unique program that strives to bring the jiu-jitsu community together thus providing a memorable training experience for those in attendance. In this interview we talk with the head director of the program […]


Ramon Castro Promoted to Gracie Humaita Brown Belt

By monta2damax / July 28, 2011

As martial artists, it is always a great feeling to be recognized for the time we have put to this sport.For Brazilian Jiu-jitsu practitioner, Ramon Castro his hard work and dedication finally paid off. On the night of July 20th, Ramon Castro was promoted by Royler Gracie Black belt Mario Aiello to the rank of […]


Force/Balance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Yoga

By monta2damax / July 26, 2011

Force/Balance Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Yoga is a new school that is located in the Burbank area. In 2010, Michelle Muench, a certified Vinyasa yoga instructor, met Steve Cardenas, an award-winning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Tae Kwon Do instructor. After the two realized that both of their practices fit a special kind of “yin and yang” […]


Academy Feature: G-Force Jiu-jitsu

By monta2damax / June 13, 2011

G-Force Jiu-jitsu is a new academy that is located in San Jose, California that offers the best in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu instruction. Starting in October of 2010, the name of the school originates from an old 80’s animated cartoon show that is about five futuristic Ninja Scientists fighting evil. When it comes to the vision for a school, it evolves […]


Mundial Competitor Profile: Rob Wood

By monta2damax / May 27, 2011

With the BJJ World Championship only one week away there are a lot of hungry competitors hoping to become the next BJJ World Champion. Amongst this group of hopefuls is Rob Wood. Determined, Dedicated, & Hard Working, Rob Wood is a purple belt and upcoming MMA fighter out of Team Lovato. In this interview we […]


Ben Baxter: The Black Belt Journey

By monta2damax / May 2, 2011

In jiu-jitsu a student’s ultimate goal is get their BJJ black belt. Accomplishing this goal is not an easy task. One must dedicate years of training in the gym and competing. And even when that goal is reached a new journey begins. In this interview Lovato Black Belt Ben Baxter, discusses the component of reaching this […]

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