Daniel Gracie discusses grappling & MMA
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Fight Nerd correspondent Syl Peterkin spoke with Daniel Gracie after the "Ultimate Absolute" no-gi grappling tournament this weekend in New York City. Gracie made it into the semi-finals where he was submitted by Vinny Magalhaes, who placed third by the end of the event. Gracie talks about his performance at the event, and also about his MMA career and contract with Bellator FC, and gives advice to BJJ students everywhere.
Grappling legend and MMA veteran Renzo Gracie spoke with Fight Nerd correspondent Syl Peterkin after the "Ultimate Absolute" no-gi grappling tournament this weekend in New York City. Renzo spoke about the tournament itself, and talked to us about what is next for his MMA career, including a return to the UFC soon. more
Fight Nerd correspondant Syl Peterkin spoke with the M-1 Global Light-Heavyweight champion, Vinny Magalhaes this weekend at the "Ultimate Absolute" no-gi grappling tournament. Vinny beat Marcos "Buchecha" Almeida by toehold in the first round, then Daniel Gracie in the second round with a banana split, but was defeated by the grand champion Andre Galvao in the semi-finals.
Magalhaes discussed the tournament and what went wrong against Andre, and gives us some insight as to what is next with his contract with M-1 Global, including his plans are after his final fight with the company is done this October. more
Fight Nerd correspondant Syl Peterkin spoke with Andre Galvao, the winner of the 16-man one-night "Ultimate Absolute" grappling tournament in NYC this weekend. Galvao defeated Nolan Dutcher in the first round by armbar, then Antonio Neto after 15 minutes of action (10 minute round with a five-minute overtime), followed by Vinny Magalhaes by points after 10 minutes, and finally Rustam Chsiey after going the distance and battling in two overtime rounds!
Galvao talks us through his bouts and tells us which was the toughest, and also gives us a heads up on what is next for his MMA career. more
The Fight Nerd caught up with Rob Constance, promoter of the "Ultimate Absolute" no-gi grappling tournament in New York City. This past Summer, Rob held their innaugral event, which was an epic hit with amazing matches and the grand winner taking home a $10,000 cash prize (as well as all competitors taking home an additional $1,000 for every submission). The tournament is returning in a little over a month on February 25, with the lightweights getting a chance to show their stuff at the Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan.
Constance breaks down the last show and how it got together, as well as his thoughts on why this tournament needed to exist. Furthermore, we get the inside scoop on who will be competing in the next very stacked show. more
Fight Nerd correspondent Phoenix Carnevale spoke with Yoram Gazit, promoter of the Paradise Warrior Retreat, which is a series of traveling seminars that features some of the top fighters and coaches in the world educating students in their fields of expertise. Yoram discusses the inspiration for creating the seminar series, as well as his background and history of the events, and what makes for good coaches in the sport. more
Fight Nerd correspondent Syl Peterkin spoke with judoka Marti Malloy at the MMA World Expo 2013. Marti was a bronze medal winner at the 2013 Olympic games, and has placed silver at two Pan Am games, and is making huge strides in the judo world at the young age of 26. Marti spoke about her victory at the 2012 Olympics and injuries that made it tougher to compete, her biggest fear in competitive judo, her plans for the 2016 Olympic games, getting more women to train in the sport, and if she will t more
Fight Nerd correspondent Syl Peterkin spoke with Executive Vice President and General Manager of Showtime Sports, Ken Hershman (who he accidentally called Herschfield at the start of the interview) at the Super Six World Boxing Classic Final press conference in New York on Tuesday. We spoke about the upcoming match between Andre Ward and Carl Froch, where after a two-year, grueling journey, the winner of this high stakes matchup will claim both world championship belts, the vacant The Ring magazine championship and the inaugural Super Six World Boxing Classic Cup, which will take place on October 29 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. We also discussed the future of Strikeforce and M-1 Global on Showtime, as well as his thoughts on the UFC deal with Fox Networks. more
Fight Nerd correspondent Phoenix Carnevale spoke with the legendary Renzo Gracie during the NYC Paradise Warrior Retreat about what makes a good student, teacher, how a fighter grows, and more. more
Fight Nerd correspondent Phoenix Carnevale spoke with kickboxing legend, Rob Kaman, at the 2012 NYC Paradise Warrior Retreat to discuss how the dutch style of Muay Thai has transitioned into MMA, as well as who he is training in MMA now, adjusting from being a fighter to a teacher, and who the best kickboxer in MMA is right now, plus more. more
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