Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs. Wrestling
When Brock Lesnar faces the winner of UFC 92’s interim heavyweight championship bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria and Frank Mir, an age old question in MMA will be asked again.
Which martial art holds the bragging right of being called the best starting base for a mixed martial arts competition? This is a point that has been contested since as far back as fans can remember.
Royce Gracie made the case in the early UFC tournaments that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was the supreme discipline by showcasing BJJ’s superiority over traditional martial art techniques. Gracie’s ground display introduced the martial arts community to the importance of submissions and grappling.