This week on the show Maine and Emil recap Fight to Win 124 in Seattle WA, Shugyo Invitational Episode 4, GrappleFest 6, BJJ Fanatics Brown Belt Invitational. Then we Preview the Ultimate Mat Warriors 5, F2W 125, IBJJF 2019 Pans, UAEJJF AJP King of Mats 7 Middleweights
We kick off the show as always with BJJ news. Talking about Kit Dale dropping out of the event and being replaced by Valdir Araujo. We talk about Co-Host and Grappling Rewind analyst Ryan Stark getting promoted to brown belt. We also talk about Renzo Gracie recently making international news.
After that we kick the recap section of the show off with our recap of GrappleFest 6 talking about João Miyao vs. Frank Rosenthal. Paulo Miyao vs. Kamil Will and recap Masakazu Imanari vs. Ben Eddy that ended in astonishing foot lock fashion in the last minute of the match.
After that we recap Fight To Win 124 headlined by Josh Hinger vs. Arnoldo Maidana in a positionally dominating match. We also talked about Karen Atunes defeating Mayssa Bastos. We talk a little bit about the fight to win masters plus bantamweight championship belt between Brian Jhonson and Aaron Morris. In the Judo results we talk about possible fight of the year between Taylan Mark Yuasa and his brother Tegan Yuasa. And how interesting the dynamic between the two was.
In our recap of Shugyo Invitational Episode 4 Maine and Emil talk about their enjoyment of the episode formats as well as the craziness in this weeks Keith Krikorian match. Plus Max Rohskopf is decisive submission victory of Ethan Crelinsten via Darce.
Finally we recap the BJJ fanatics brown belt invitational that saw a host of top contender brown belts looking to make a name for them self and score a DVD deal. We talk about some of the Plemon airy matches in this event and Gordon Ryan‘s commentary. Then break down the final match between Kyle Boehm and Chase Hannah. Overall we were really happy with the way the first event played out.
Then we move into the preview section of the show talking about ultimate Matt warriors five and they’re 185 pound middleweight tournament and super fights.
We also talk about fight to win 125 headlined by Gutemberg Pereira vs Rudson Mateus.
The UAEJJF King of Mats 7 the Middleweights featuring Tommy Langaker, Marcos Tinoco, Isaaue Bahense, and more.
Then we do a brief preview of the 2019 men’s black belt IBJJF no-Gi pans. Reading through some of the biggest names that have registered for the event.