Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu both are great Martial Arts and are used to neutralize the height and size advantage of the opponent. Wrestling was developed by the Greek empire where they used to train their soldiers for a hand to hand combat from Greek, Roman adopted it, but they removed some brutal shots from it. BJJ vs Wrestling Both fighting styles are used to take an opponent down on the ground and force him to submit after applying different locks. BJJ is more connected to Judo and a variety of grappling techniques. We can say BJJ is an improved version of Judo than wrestling, BJJ gives a chance to land a submission while you are lying at your back. BJJ requires fewer efforts as compared to wrestling. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athletes in MMA In modern MMA, almost every fighter applies BBJ techniques in the octagon. They come with a BJJ background,
Nicky Ryan is a 19 year old rising star in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is a featherweight contender with a height of 173 cm. Ryan shows his mastery in the field by dominating highly experienced and physically fit contenders on the mats. His outclass BJJ techniques make him one of the top Brazilian Jiu-jitsu athletes. Ryan turned pro and 2018 and defeated Phil Harris in a grappling bout with an armbar. He competed twice in 2018 and forced his opponents to tap by Rear Naked Choke. Later in 2019, he extended his winning streak and added five victories to his list. Kade Ruotolo competed with Nicky Ryan, and eventually tapped to an Outside Heel Hook submission, while Richard Alarcon and Kieth Kirkorian were submitted due to Rear Naked Choke. Ryan defeated Urijah Faber and Jamil Hill-Taylor on scorecards. On 28th September 2019, Paulo Miyao took Ryan victory away by winning on
To compress the list of top MMA fighters in the UFC history down to only seven is actually impossible, but this article is just a bite of a massive steak of amazing athletes. Here are 7 UFC fighters you should know about: 1 – Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov Due to being unbeaten in all the professional fights and defeating many current and former champions, we place Khabib first on our list of top MMA fighter in the history of UFC. With his great grappling, wrestling, and fighting IQ, he can defeat anyone he faces. His longest winning streak shows it all. Whether it is fighting on the ground or toe-to-toe exchanges of strikes, Khabib is the best. 2 – Goerge St-Pierre: This list needs to mention GSP as one of the best UFC fighters of all time. He is the former two-division champion. He lost twice during his professional career, and
On 16th August, UFC is going to host one of the biggest matches in MMA History. Rematches are always interesting, but a rubber match is a hell of excitement and hype. Yes, we are talking about UFC 252 where two Heavyweights will come face to face for the third time in two years. We are talking about Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic who will fight for the Heavyweight title. The most exciting thing about this fight is, both have knocked each other out in the last 2 meetings. In the first fight at UFC 226, DC knocked Stipe with his lethal punches in 1st round; Moicic took revenge at UFC 241 where he knocked Cormier out in 4th round and became the undisputed heavyweight champion of UFC. At UFC 252, a rubber match between these fighters will decide if Moicic can retain his title or Daniel Cormier is more deadly.
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a great martial art which grows in popularity. It is a well-known self defense art, commonly seen during UFC fights. Many people choose to train martial arts because of its powerful techniques on the ground. If you are new to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu or simply curious about this martial art, here are some of the popular BJJ workouts done during classes. BJJ Workout – Shrimping Shrimping – this exercise is used to develop hip movement. It’s an excellent BJJ workout to focus on strengthening muscles used when an opponent is pinning you down to the mat. How to Shrimp: Start by laying on your back. Get your feet planted and arms ready to create frames. Do not allow your head to rest on the mat in this position. Your elbows should rest tightly against your ribs and allow focus on your hips. From this position, lift your hips
For any person who does not train martial arts may believe that Judo and Jiu-Jitsu are the same thing. In fact, every time you mention you do either Judo or Jiu-jitsu they will start confusing it with karate or kung fu! The stories like that are endless, but now we will show the difference between those two. Judo In 19th century a young man called Kano Jigoro Shihan practiced Jiu Jitsu in Japan. He was a highly skilled in his training, and later on he decided to filter and condense the techniques he learned from jiu-jitsu and create his own style of jiu-jitsu. He called it “Kano Jujitsu”In his new style, he focused more on throws, trips and joint locks. Additionally, he would enhance some of the techniques to be more technical and safer. The idea was that anyone of any size, even smaller practitioners like Jigoro was himself, could
As you enter the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will notice that other students around the gym wear certain belts colours. In this article, we will discuss the adult’s BJJ belt system, which is quite simple White Belt / Adults Beginner Belt As an adult, when you first start Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will be given a white belt. All those students you see with white belts are beginners in this martial art. Depending on how often you train and how well you progress, you can move onto the next belt colour within 2 years or less – that would be the average, but again it all depends on many things. You need to understand the basics of certain positions, including: Common Guards – Closed guard, open guard, half guard, butterfly guard etc. Common submissions – armbar, Americana, rear naked chokes, triangle chokes etc. knee passing basic sweeps common