BJJ match of the day is Roberto Satoshi vs Pedro Bessa at the Euopeans last weekend. Satoshi won the Euro and Pan Ams last year as a brownbelt and defeated 2 of the best BJJ competitors in the world in Michael Langhi and JT Torres to earn a hard earned gold medal. Sweet flying triangle in this one.
“The answer to three questions will determine your success or failure.
1 – Can people trust me to do my best?
2 – Am I committed to the task in hand?
3 – Do I care about other people and show it?
If the answers to all three questions are yes, there is no way you can fail.” – Lou Holtz
BJJ match of the day is Rodolfo Vieira vs Antonio Braga Neto. Vieira seems to be unstoppable in the gi right now as he picked up where he left off last year by winning his weight class and the Absolute at the Europeans this weekend. He manhandles a very good Braga Neto in this match. Who can stop him in the gi right now?
“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” – Norman Vincent Peale
BJJ match of the day in the 2008 ADCC East Coast Trial final between UFC fighter Chris Weidman vs James Brasco. Weidman, a top UFC contender was a 2x All-America wrestler at Hofstra and fights out of the Serra-Longo camp. Brasco, also a strong wrestler and member of the USA Wrestling Hall Of Fame, is a BJJ blackbelt under Pablo Popovitch. Weidman has a nasty darse choke…
“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” – Denis Waitley
BJJ match of the day is a 2008 Absolute match at the World Championships between 2 of the greatest competitors of all time, Roger Gracie vs. Andre galvao. Roger is the greatest of all time. He is 14x World Champion (2000 – Blue, 2001 – Purple, 2002 Brown – Weight & Absolute, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Weight & Absolute, 2008, 2009 Weight & Absolute, 2010 Weight & Absolute), 5x Absolute – Absolute Black Belt Silver Medallist (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008), ADCC (2005 weight and the absolute(where he submitted everyone he fought), 2005 European Champion (Weight & Absolute), Pan American Championand Brazilian national Champion. Galvao is a 7x World, 5x World Cup, 4x Pan Am and 2x ADCC champion.