Striforce Event With Two BJJ World Champions
The Strikeforce event this weekend in Houston, Tx will have two BJJ World Champions competing in it. 2X World Absolute Champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza faces Tim Kennedy for the belt while Andre Galvao goes against BJJ and Chuteboxes Jorge "Macaco" Patino. The entire card is full of top fighters but since Kid is mainly focused on BJJ the spotlight here is on Souza, Galvao and Patino, all three are personal friends and we wish them luck.
IBJJF Black Belt Clarification
Kid received inquiries about the "new Black Belt" sign up rules for IBJJF tournaments, so we went right to the top for clarification, and we got it from the top brass, Marcelo "Siriema" Araujo and Andre Fernandes: (read more)
Our friend and high level Black Belt "BP" (initials only to protect his undercover ID) wrote us about an episode that occured to him that illustrates what BJJ is not about:
"Today my team was working a narcotics case in South Los Angeles. As we were trying to locate our suspect an individual drove up alongside my partner and throw a water bottle at his door and then ramming his car, an unmarked police vehicle. (read more)
Go train good Jiu Jitsu "
Now go train Jiu-Jitsu,