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A breakdown and recap of recent grappling events for sport Jiu-jitsu, Judo, sumo and other grappling events.

A breakdown and recap of recent grappling events for sport Jiu-jitsu, Judo, sumo and other grappling events.
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A breakdown and recap of recent grappling events for sport Jiu-jitsu, Judo, sumo and other grappling events.




#56 Recaps Finishers 7, F2W 95, Previews Onnit 10, EBI 18, Polaris 8, F2W 96, Toro Cup 12

On this weeks show we have a two-part episode all in one, we start the show with returning host Josh Weinstock talking about his recent promotion to Black Belt. Then we get into news and boy is there a lot of it. John Danaher and Gordon Ryan have DVD’s coming out, and people once again have beef with Gordon, tons of competitors, and commentators were promoted to black belt over the weekend. ADCC cancelled the Asian and Oceanic trials in Kazakhstan a week out, and people are rightfully upset;...


#55 Recap GrappleFest 3, Previews of Finishers Sub Only 7, F2W 95, Men of War 4

On this weeks show Maine and Emil talk BJJ news (and lack there of) then get into an exciting recap of GrappleFest 3, in what looked to be the comfiest venue available for a professional grappling event. We talk about the title match between Ross Nichols, and Gianni Grippo. Then get into recapping the big guys in Dan Straus, Vs Mateus Diniz. Plus even more exciting matches. After that we jump into previews taking a look at the 125 pound 16 man tournament for Finishers Sub Only 7, and the...


#54 Recaps of KOTM 4, F2W 94, Gamblers Invitational 1, Preview of GrappleFest 3

On this weeks show Maine and Emil kick the news section off with a recap of the most recent shit talking in grappling and a reminder of where BJJ comes from. Prompted by Keenan’s, Cyborg, and Gordon Ryan’s recent comments. Then we have big news, with the announcement of Josh Weinstock upcoming Black Belt Promotion. After that we get into the breakdown of the weekends events. We recap King of the Mat Grappling Championship 4, The Kings Crown, in an exciting open weight showcase, really great...


#53.5 Preview Segment for F2W 94, KOTM 4, and Gamblers Invitational 1. Special guest host Matt Saucier (Skype)

We try something different out and learn from our mistakes. In this somewhat abbreviated half episode of the Grappling Rewind we preview Fight to Win 94, King of The Mat 4, and Gamblers Invitational 1 (perviously Sapateiro Invitational 18). We remote record special guest host Matt Saucier, for the first time on the show and have some audio issues with the recording. A big reason as to why this is coming out as a separate recording, as opposed to the normal sound quality on the...


#53 Recap KASAI Pro 4, F2W 93, Upcoming Events KOTM 4, Gamblers Invitational 1, F2W 94

On this weeks episode of the show we recap KASAI Pro 4 in New York and talk about the loaded 145-pound bracket. We talk about all the superfights, Mateus, and his north south choke. We also get into various stylistic matchups in the bracket and how strange brackets get when someone is injured in the first round. After that we talk about Fight to Win 93, and some exciting title defenses, Submissions of the night and fights of the night. Then we had an audio issue and were unable to get the...


#52 Recap of ADCC 1st North American Trial, Spyder, F2W 92, Preview Kasai Pro 4, Sub Spectrum 6, F2W 93.

On this week we recap the first ADCC North American Trials the east coast trials. After that we look at the current divisions for ADCC 2019. The we get into a recap of Spyder Korea Finals, and look at the over 76 kg and under 76 kg division, as well as the superfights on the card. After all that we recap F2W 92 in Denver Colorado. Then we move into the previews section of the show taking a look in depth at Kasai Pro 4 the 145 pound men’s tournament as well as the main card superfights and...


#51 Recaps SAGC 7, F2W 91, Preview ADCC North American Trials, F2W 92, Spyder

On this weeks show Maine and Emil talk about doing commentary over the weekend for Submission Arena Grappling Competition (SAGC) 7. Then redact much of the shit we have talked over the years about event commentary. We recap the entire event, talk about the title matches, the SAGC endurance format, and event rule set. We also briefly recap Fight to Win 91 in New Jersey, the highlight matches from that event, and some other events that happened over the weekend. After all that we move into the...


#50 Recaps of Black Belt CBD Invitational, F2W 90, Previews of SAGC and F2W 91

On this weeks show Maine and Emil talk about their experience going to Fight to Win 90 live in Philly. Watching guys like JT Torres, Baret Yoshida, Kristian Woodmansee, David Porter and John Battle was a blast. We talk about that stand out performances from the event, and how friendly the entire BJJ community is. After that we get into the inaugural Black Belt CBD Invitational, where we saw three divisions and a superfight between Frank Mir and Forrest Griffin. Each bracket paid out 30,000...


#49 Recaps of F2W 89, 88, and Grappling Industries Sydney Superfight, Preview of F2W 90, Black Belt CBD Invitational

On this weeks show Maine talks about his experience at this weekends Shane Jamil Hill Taylor seminar, and how much better a current Black Belt 2018 IBJJF World Champion is than himself. After that we get into some superfight new and matchups being announced. The we get into Fight to Win 89 in Miami where we talk about how hard it is to beat Vagner Rocha in Miami, along with the rest of this action packed card, from the kids to the purple belts and black belts, we also talk about Maggie...


#48 Recaps of Quintet 3, ADCC Euro Trials, WSOG 2, F2W 88, IBJJF LA Pro, Preview of F2W 89

On this weeks show we have a huge recap of Quintet 3, for the first United States Quintet event has run. The event featured Gordon Ryan, Nicky Ryan, Craig Jones, Uriah Faber and more. Team 10th Planet, Team Polaris, Team Sakuraba, and Team Alpha Male brought the heat in one of the most action packed events of the entire year. We break down every tournament and team battle match, and every superfight on the card. We talk about the news that has blasted every social media feed; in Khabib...


#47 Recaps of EBI 17, F2W 87, Rise 5, Previews of Quintet 3 F2W 88, and more

On this weeks show we recap the action at Fight to Win 87 in Dallas Texas. Talk about the fights of the night, and the title fights on the card. We recap the action at Rise Submission Invitational 5 in New York. We talk about various blackbelt promotions in the news section of the show. The get into Eddie Bravo Invitational 17 the 185 pound Combat Jiu Jitsu event. Maine and Emil recap the tournament and superfights and give our thoughts on the event going all CJJ for future events. After all...


#46 Recaps SUBVERSIV, UAE King of Mats, UAE Grand Slam, Sumo, Previews of Rise 5, EBI 17 CJJ, and F2W 87

On this weeks show we recaps of SUBVERSIV by F2W along with some F2W superfights talk about the various Team Lloyd Irvine competitors CSW, Carlson Gracie and 10th Planet teams in what was in fact not really a Qunitet style event. We apparently butcher Craig Jones. Then we get into the UAE JJF Grand Slam event in LA, then UAEJJF King of Mats event where we saw the return or Eberth Santos to his true terrifying form. Then we get into King of the Mats 3 briefly. After all that we recap the end...


#45 Recaps of GrappleFest2, Onnit Invitational 9, IBJJF Nogi Pans, F2W 86, Sumo, Preview of SUBVERSIV, King of Mats 3

This week is a massive show we recaps of GrappleFest2 with Craig Jones vs Matheus Diniz and tons of other superfights. Then we get into the Onnit Invitational 9 where we look at Frank Vs. Ricky Lule, PJ Barch and Keith Krikorian and the rest of the 170, and 155-pound brackets. We talk about Gordon F Ryan III 2018 IBJJF No-Gi Pans domination in New York this weekend. Plus Maine learns how to pronounce New York names from Emil. Then we get into the recap of F2W 86 in Seattle Washington, and...


Bonus Show #1 The last to Sub Craig Jones, Gordon Ryan and Matheus Diniz

Just finished recording our first bonus episode where we break down what it really takes to beat the top guys. We take a look at Craig Jones vs Gordon Ryan and break down how Gordon was able to sub the Australian dark horse in ADCC. Then we get into how hard it is to get to Gordon’s back in a technician analysis of Gordon Ryan’s match with Felipe Pena, then round the show out with a conversation about Matheus Diniz and his back and forth war with Hulk. Looking forward to this coming weekends...


#44 Recaps of, F2W 85, Sumo, High Rollerz 2, and Preview of Onnit invitational 9, GrappleFest 2, and more

This week on the show we recap Fight to Win 85 in Reno Nevada, We talk about the High Rollerz 2 event that was live as we recorded the show. We also talk about the first day of the Aki Basho for Sumo taking place in Tokyo Japan. Then we get into previews for Onnit Invitational 9 in Austin Texas, GrappleFest 2 in Great Britain, and more. We also briefly recap UWW World Grappling Championships, News, and preview the IBJJF No Gi Pans. Maine talks about his expirence coaching at the 2018 IBJJF...


#43 Back From Vacation Previews of High Rollerz 2, F2W 86, UWW, EBI 17 Qualifier and More

This week on the show Maine and Josh are back from vacation, and we preview all of the things. We kick the show off with the news that Gordon Ryan has entered the No-Gi pans, and everyone want in on that division. We preview the weed infused event that is the High Rollerz 2. Then we get back to the nationwide tour that is F2W 86, that has a masters title match on it. We talk a little about UWW, and Josh explains exactly what is is. We get into the EBI 17 Qualifier and how it came out just in...


#42 Recap of IBJJF 2018 World Masters 1, and Vagner Rocha CJJ on XFN 21

On this weeks show Josh returns from Colorado and his first family vacation ever to recap the IBJJF 2018 World Masters. We cover the Masters 1 division for the Men and the Women and talk about the various ages of top competitors. We also briefly touch on Vagner Rocha being a "Nasty Man" and his recent CJJ on XFN 21 where he "Spoiler" wins via face smother. Josh also brings up his thoughts on last weeks show and highlights some items he though we missed. We run through some BJJ related news...


#41 Special Guest Hosts Recaps of, F2W 84, Kasai Pro 3 Finishers 6, and more.

On this weeks show since Josh is out in Colorado, so we have two special guest Hosts Ryan Stark and Emil Sandoz-Rosado in the studio to help break down the weeks action. On this weeks show we recap Kasai Pro 3 and talk about the 170 pound round robin tournament. Vagner Rocha smacking folks with collar ties, wrist locks and more, plus get into the fantastic performance from Canuto. Then we get into the superfights on the card, talk about AJ and his antics, Rousimar Palhares missing weight and...


#40 Recaps of, F2W 83, and Previews of Kasai Pro 3 and F2W Pro 84.

On this weeks show we recap Fight to Win 83 in Danbury Connecticut, then we preview the hotness that is Kasai Pro 3 with all its superfight matches and entries in the 8 man 170 pound tournament. We talk about how Rousimar Palhares is terrifying and also huge and super jacked in a recent photo. We also talk about how we thing Craig Jones gets the match done. Then to round out the BJJ we preview F2W Pro 84 in Chicago Illinois. As a bonus on this show Josh talks about how he planned and booked...


#39 Recap World Series of Grappling, and Preview of Upcoming events + Injury Story Time

On this weeks episode of the show we talk about the World Series of Grappling and their crazy payouts. Plus we get into a story of how Maine blew out his knee. Plus a podcast first Rachael comes in and tells her version of how Maine actually blew out his knee. After all that fun we get into some upcoming events and argue about how to keep an up to date events calendar. If you want to hear the preview for Fight to Win 82 in Connecticut it was on last weeks show because Maine never changed the...