BJJ match of the day is a Grapplers Quest match between Pablo Popovitch vs JoJo Guarin. Popovitch is a 2x No-Gi World Champion and an ADCC Champion. He is one of the best No-Gi grapplers in the world and shows it here over a very tough Guarin w/ some tight guard passes and and back take to a RNC.
“Hard work spotlights the character of people. Some turn up their sleeves. Some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing
BJJ match of the day is a very technical match by Ryan Hall vs Panayotis Zera at the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials in Montreal. He starts w/ a nice sweep from the deep half into a beautiful pass followed by a back take and choke. Great example of BJJ!
“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” – Gordon B. Hinckley
BJJ match of the day is a much debated Abu Dhabi Pro Trials match between Andre galvao vs. Clark Gracie. Galvao is a 7x Wolrd champ and 4x Pan Am Champ. He is one of the most successful BJJ competitors ever. Clark, son of Carley Gracie, is a No-Gi World Champion and a NY Open Champion and shows awesome guard in this match.
“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee
BJJ match of the day is at the 2011 Abu Dhabi Pro between Antonio Braga Neto vs. Joao Assis. Neto is a 2x World, 3x Pan Am and 3x No-Gi World Champ, all before the age of 23! He manhandles a very good Assis, a 2010 No-Gi World Champ, in this match, countering a takedown attempt into a pass, back take and choke.
“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.” – Benjamin Mays
BJJ match of the day is Baret Yoshida vs. Naoya Uematsu in a 2008 match in Taiwan. Yoshida is a legend in the grappling world, known years ago as having one of the best guards and triangles, as he was tapping blackbelts (once tapping Shoalin) as a bluebelt. He is a 2x No-Go World Champ and 2x ADCC silver medalist. Uematsu is one of the top grapplers in japan and an excellent MMA fighter. he holds a grappling win over Caol Uno.
“The future has several names. For the weak, it is the impossible. For the fainthearted, it is the unknown. For the thoughtful and valiant, it is the ideal.” – Victor Hugo