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Royce Gracie Shows Size Never Matters in MMA

Royce Gracie Shows Size Never Matters in MMA

Size doesn’t matter is arguably the most overused cliché in all of sports.  Despite its frequency being used, it is a rather true sentiment and holds value. A prime example to show its validity is by [...]

Belcher Breakdown: Takedown Defense to Back Take

Belcher Breakdown: Takedown Defense to Back Take

Alan Belcher is a top UFC competitor and is recognized as one of the best submission grapplers in America. His new “Immunity Course” is built to teach ANYONE how to beat more experience grapplers. Get in [...]

Improve Your Jiu Jitsu Game By Logging In Independent Training Time!

There comes a point in our grappling lives where we find out that we have “the bug.”  It could be the first time you train, compete, or learn an advanced technique; no matter when it strikes, [...]

MMA Triangle Choke

MMA Triangle Choke

Poughkeepsie MMA coach Brian McLaughlin hits a triangle choke in his Ring of Combat title fight For a great guillotine choke click here – MMA Tampa [...]

Matt Arroyo Highlight

Matt Arroyo Highlight

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Rousimar Palhares – Heel Hook

So recently in another blog I had my brief rant on the Rousimar Palhares/David Avellan ADCC match from a few years back.  It was a perfect showcase of the true grappling talent that is Rousimar Palhares, [...]

Jim Miller vs. Charles Oliveira – Kneebar Breakdown!

Dan Faggella is a competitor, BJJ writer, and owner of the Black Diamond Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Wakefield, RI. His passion lies in teaching, whether through articles, classes, or video. Learn more about his MMA [...]

Ben Askren Interview – Wrestling as an Advantage in Grappling and MMA

Dan Faggella is a National Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor, and author of “The Unexpected Champion” – which he authored after lengthy interviews with Ben Askren himself. To get the actual notes from Dan’s Ben Askren interviews [...]

Belcher Fights Bisping Tonight! (Interview)

Alan Belcher vs. Michael Bisping: The Time For Talking Is Over Alan Belcher is a top UFC competitor and is recognized as one of the best submission grapplers in America. His new “Immunity Course” is built [...]

Footlock Friday! Imanari Leg Lock Attack

Masakazu Imanari vs. Jean Silva Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu [...]