Tag: brazilian jiu jitsu

Cage Gear: D&G Leopard and Pineapples

Dillon Danis D&G Leopard and Pineapples Shirt

Dillon Danis D&G Leopard and Pineapples Shirt

from @dillondanis instagram

BUY shirt at D&G: $297
BUY shoes at VERSACE: $675

Dillon Danis back as the most fashionable BJJ practitioner in his private jet. Rocking the D&G leopard and pineapple shirt. He also has a brilliant pair of Versace white deer skin shoes on.

Many members of the fight world find Dillon’s attitude to be annoying and disrespectful. But you can’t blame how it’s working and drawing attention. Taking a page right out of Conor’s book of success, Dillon Danis is definitely making a name for himself. With the noise he is making, he can leverage this popularity to negotiate for bigger contracts and even PPV points in the future.

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Cage Gear: Choke Republic

Galvao’s Representing Choke Republic

choke republic galvao

from @galvaobjj instagram

BUY on AMZN: $25.00
Choke Republic Online Store

As usual, I’m following the fights from a computer screen or a TV screen. The 2017 IBJJF Pan Ams were no different. While following the competition via youtube, twitter, and instagram I noticed on Andre Galvao’s instagram account that he and his wife Angelica Galvao were wearing some pretty nice jiu jitsu clothes. By jiu jitsu clothes, I don’t mean gis or rash guards. I mean they were wearing t shirts that were pretty damned cool.

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Jacare vs Roger Gracie II

Jacare vs Roger Gracie II, 2004 World Jiu Jitsu Championships

jacare vs roger gracie IIJacare vs Roger Gracie II 2004 is widely regarded as one of the greatest BJJ matches in the history of BJJ competition. Ronaldo Jacare Souza and Roger Gracie are two of the most talented and accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners in the world. These two fighters have developed a little bit of a rivalry through the years. Jacare vs Roger Gracie II is their second meeting with Roger Gracie having won their first match in the 2002 World Championships.

Jacare vs Roger Gracie II is the controversial match where Roger Gracie broke Jacare’s arm but Jacare continued and won the most prestigious trophy in BJJ.

(Click and scroll for the full fight video)

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Kurt Osiander: No Bull Shit, Just Heart

Sometimes you sit and reflect on the condition that the world finds itself today. And you inevitably start thinking about the people you meet, the people that exist around you, and just people in general. I always start to wonder about the quality of people out there. I always come to the conclusion that I really appreciate certain qualities such as being genuine, honest, selfless and empathetic.

Recently I came across a documentary made by Stuart Cooper about the BJJ coach Kurt Osiander. This documentary was only about forty minutes but portrayed an individual that I found incredibly inspirational. From what I can see in the documentary, Kurt Osiander is one of those people that you either love or hate, but most people love. He believes in good, keeps life simple, acts selflessly, and his devotion to BJJ is unquestioning. In short, Kurt Osiander is one of those people that has the qualities that I admire, qualities I hope to learn and make my own. His genuine, honest, selfless, and no bullshit nature reignites within me encouragement that there are still good people out there.

(Click and scroll to see the Kurt Osiander documentaries by Stuart Cooper and Budo Videos)

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Metamoris 4 Countdown Videos Are Inspirational

metamoris 4To love something so much. You embrace it, you breathe it, you believe it, you become it. Nothing else in this world needs to exist. No other knowledge needs to be known. There is no other path that needs to be walked.

Each day we close our eyes to sleep. Each day we rise and take our first waking breath. And we continue to search. We search for this love, because we know that it exists.

These submission fighting masters who will be competing at Metamoris 4 have found their love. Whether it is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Judo, or MMA, these fighters have found their reason for life. On the weekend of the 9th of August 2014, they will be showcasing their skills, talents, training, and passion at Metamoris 4.

If you are ever looking for a little inspiration. If you ever find that life has gotten you down and you are lost and simply can’t see the road in front of you. If you can’t find your love, for the time being, borrow some love each of these fighters emanate.  Below are the five count down videos that feature the incredible matches and the incredible passion the world of submission fighting gives us.

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