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5 Reasons to purchase Metamoris 5

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Metamoris returns with its submission-only format on Nov. 22 from the Long Beach Convention Center and streaming live via online Pay-Per-View at www.metamoris.com. Here’s 5 reasons you should watch: 5. Gary Tonon If you watched Tonon’s match against Kit Dale, ... Read More »

Unseen Gracie Challenge Fight Videos

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Compliments of GracieBreakdown: Beginning in the 1920s, the Gracie Challenge was an open invitation issued by the Gracie Academy to martial artists of all other styles to fight them in a “vale tudo” match. A precursor to the Ultimate Fighting ... Read More »

Why Metamoris needs winners

Metamoris 3

Over the weekend Eddie Bravo vs Royler Gracie headlined a night of high level Jiu Jitsu action at Metamoris 3. Here are the results from the card: Eddie Bravo vs Royler Gracie = Draw Clark Gracie vs Rafael Mendes = ... Read More »

Metamoris 3 live results

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Metamoris 3 is going down today in Los Angeles and features the highly anticipated rematch between Royler Gracie and Eddie Bravo. It's all BJJ, submissions only, 20 minute time limit, no rounds, no points. There are six matches in all between some of the world's top submission artists and the action kicks off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT - local time). We will have the live results as they happen. Read More »

Video: Metamoris 3 official trailer

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Some of the elite jiu jitsu players in the game will gather to test their skills this weekend at Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles for Metamoris 3. No judges, no points and only the best is how the event is being sold. The featured attraction will be the rematch between 10th Planet's own Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie. Read More »

Leo Frincu: What is the definition and purpose of a fitness/athletic trainer/coach?

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

The purpose of a trainer is to provide the athlete with the necessary tools to improve his/her performance. A trainer’s goal is to create an environment where an athlete acquires effective behavior rapidly. During training, a trainer must make it a priority to create opportunities to expose a particular weakness and enhance physical/mental strength in their athlete. Since you (the athlete) is the one performing, their job (the trainer’s) is to increase your ability to make fast and effective decisions under stress. NOT to make the decisions for you. Read More »

Batista talks MMA, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and his return to WWE | VIDEO

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After breaking his back and having surgery, Batista, through his friendship with Nick Diaz, began training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and even dabbled in mixed martial arts for a time. He actually had one pro fight, defeating Vince Lucero via first round TKO in 2012. Now listen in as "The Animal", now 45-years-old, talks about his return to the WWE and his desire to become the undisputed heavyweight champion. Read More »

Monday Morning Quarterbacking With Dr. Rhadi Ferguson – January 20th

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Jack Bratcher: It seems like wrestling is generally perceived as the best fit for the sport as a foundation. Dr. Rhadi Ferguson: Yes it does seem that way but it’s a false read that people are getting. What you see in MMA is called a convenient sample. You are looking at a sample of population of people which has a huge North American/United States bias and slant on it. There are more practitioners of martial arts in the world than there are wrestling practitioners. And if you don’t think so, just look at the adult population. Read More »

Video | Eddie Bravo to meet Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3

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He jiu jitsu world was shocked in 2003 when Eddie Bravo did the unthinkable and submitted Royler Gracie at the ADCC. Some say it was a fluke and some people stand by Bravo as a testament to his skills Now, 11 years later, they will meet at Metamoris 3 to settle it. Bravo has went on to establish one of the most recognized systems in the world with his 10 Planet Jiu Jitsu brand. Both men are older and wiser in the business and the anticipation is already growing for the event. Read More »

2012 Miss USA Whitney Miller wins her first BJJ tournament | VIDEO

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In 2012 Whitney Miller won Miss Texas and Miss United States. Nowadays Miller has traded in her tiara for a gi and recently won her very first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in gi and won silver in no-gi. Check out this video of the ONNIT-sponsored former beauty queen as she talks about why she decided to start competing in grappling, how her family reacted, and then watch her perform on the mats. Read More »

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