Grappling Rewind: Breakdowns of Professional BJJ and Grappling Events

#105 Recap F2W 131 Preview BJJ Fanatics GP, Finishers 10

November 12, 2019 Grappling Rewind Staff Episode 104
Grappling Rewind: Breakdowns of Professional BJJ and Grappling Events
#105 Recap F2W 131 Preview BJJ Fanatics GP, Finishers 10
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On this weeks episode of the Grappling Rewind Podcast Maine and Emil talk some BJJ news and controversy regarding BJJ belts. We discuss some upcoming matchups and recap Fight to Win 131.  Then we preview the stacked BJJ Fanatics Open weight Grand Prix.

In the news section Maine and Emil discuss the Flo article surrounding the BJJ belt system. Plus the Third Coast Grappling matchup between Gordon Ryan and Erberth Santos. 

Then in the recap section we go deep and recap tons of matches on the Fight to Win 131 in Richmond, CA.  We talk about the Tye Ruotolo decision win over the 2019 Silver ADCC medalist Vagner Rocha in what can be described as a chippy matchup, that saw Vagner cut and gritty as always.  We talk about some of the more technically interesting parts of  Jaime Canuto vs Edwin Najmi that swa a huge flying triangle attempt.  We break down Josh Hinger's decision win over Murilo Santana, and Marcos Torregrosa defense of his Masters Welter Weight Title vs Nikmorad Decision.  We also break down the Fight of the Night (FOTN) and Submission of the night (SOTN) for the card for the black belts and the brown belts.  As well as some of the other matches on the card.

In the preview section we take a look at the 2019 BJJ Fanatics Submission Only Grand Prix. There are some huge stand out names on this card, the 2019 ADCC double gold champion Gordon Ryan, IBJJF World Champion Lucas Barbosa , Previous BJJ Fanatics Event winner Kyle Boehm, Brown Belt stand out and CJJ champion Kody Steele, ADCC trials winner Aaron Tex Johnson, ADCC semi Finalist Dante Leon, ADCC Trials Silver Medalist 2X Keith Krikorian, Young phenom William Tackett, Rise champion Jason Rau, ADCC Trials winner John Combs, and ADCC Stand out Valdir Araujo, all are present on this card.  Plus a ton of other big names make it on to contend for 10,000 and multiple DVD contracts.  This event looks to be great. 

After that we preview the Finishers 10 that features a ton os superfights and a Women's 105 lbs bracket and a mens 185 bracket. Finishers is putting on their 10th event showcasing talent from across the sub only scene, maine and Emil talk about some of the names on the card and who they think the stand outs are for the event.

After that the hosts talk about plans for 2020 and some live event coverage coming up in the near future

Recorded 11-11-2019

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Show Description
Fight to Win 131 Richmond, CA Recap
2019 BJJ Fanatics Submission Only Grand Prix Preview
Finishers 10 Preview
End of Episode Discussion Plans for 2020