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How did you score Holloway vs Volkanovski?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 94 UFC 251 has 3 titles on the line, but only Max Holloway vs Alexander Volkanovski was close match up. Too close for most it seems, as the judging seems to be split pretty evenly between Max winning versus Alex winning. I know it is always popular to bag on judges, but in this […]

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It Pays to be Prepared

#TrueTalkTuesdays 93 With COVID-19 taking out fighters left and right, is Fight Island was in Jeopardy, until an unlikely hero saved the day. Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal, who previously had failed in negotiating a better deal for himself, managed to swoop in and get the title shot he wanted. He has suggested that the deal was […]

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It’s my 39th Birthday

Just 1 year away from 40, when I will be old! lol Besides all the craziness in the world this year, I feel great. I have never been in such good health in my life. I’m stronger than I have ever been, sleeping better, and have a lot of energy. On top of that, I […]

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Fighting without a Coach

#TrueTalkTuesdays 92 Mike Perry has been getting all sorts of criticism, from his crazy antics, getting into street fights a week before his fight, and mainly, having his girlfriend who is not a martial artist be his only corner. Last weekends UFC Fight Night Poirier x Hooker was one hell of a show. With so […]

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When to call a fight

#TrueTalkTuesdays 91 It was only a few months ago I was talking about the decision to throw in the towel as a corner, my how things have changed after this weekend’s controversy. If you missed the recent UFC on ESPN 11, Max Rohskopf was making his debut against Austin Hubbard. Unfortunately for Max, taking the […]

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BTG Episode 40 – Robert Ingraham

Rob and I have a fun and informative chat with the creator of McDojoLife, featured on various media outlets, including the Joe Rogan Experience, Robert Ingraham to the podcast. Robert didn’t create the term McDojo, but he definitely refined it and has went on a campaign to identify schools that qualify to be labeled as […]

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Baby steps to the mats…

#TrueTalkTuesdays 90 Small, easily attainable goals make reaching the overarching goal possible. I have been doing my best to reintegrate myself back to regular martial arts training, which has been made challenging with everything going on. Things have definitely changed over the years. In the past, I was the guy that never wore head gear, […]

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My brothers 40th Birthday Sale!

My brother turns 40 years old today. Wow! He is getting old, lol! Marcos has always had my back, and blazed the path forward for me as I followed him from many adventures which defined my life. Whether it was starting Jeet Kune Do, Wrestling, NHB, MMA, opening up a school together, learning internet marketing, […]

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BTG Episode 39 – Keenan Cornelius

Rob and I bring in ADCC Silver Medalist, Worm Guard and Lapel Guard Wizard Keenan Cornelius to the podcast. This was our longest podcast to date, weighing at just around 2 hours long, so we covered all sorts of topics. There is something for everyone to learn here, whether you are a school owner, a […]

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Martial Arts Retreat 9/29/20 – 10/5/20 in Las Vegas

As things are starting to settle down (and hopefully keep trending that way), I’m announcing my next BJJ/MMA Retreat here in Las Vegas at my new home from September 29 to October 5th.  I will be holding all of the training from my home, and for the guests that decide to stay with me (not required), […]

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