Episode Number: 628
Episode Guest: Garry Tonon and Eddie Bravo
Original Airdate: March 21, 2015
Episode Sponsors: Onnit
Guest Bio: Garry Tonon is a World Champion Jiu-Jitsu black belt. Eddie Bravo is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt, music producer, and author. He also hosts his own podcast called Eddie Bravo Radio. Garry will be competeing at Eddie Bravo Invitational: EBI3 on March 22, 2015 with more info & PPV access available at eddiebravoinvitational.com.
Topics Discussed: Kimura vs. Rikidozan wrestling match; fecal transplants; Suge Knight hit and run video; rap music and crime; NWA songs; Trinidad James All Gold Everything video; Stitches Brick in Yo’ Face video; “I’m not racist” Twitter account; Justin Bieber; women like assholes; training with John Danaher; Eddie Bravo Invitational; cricket; Eddie Bravo meeting Garry Tonon; Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu talk; Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu; BJJ talk; Rousimar Palhares vs. Alan Belcher; leglocks; Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch; Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares; Garry fighting in MMA; Garry’s MMA training; Jamie Varner’s thoughts on sparring; training BJJ; submission only vs. points; aggression; gi matches; snowboarding; skiing; Garry Tonon vs. Kron Gracie; old UFC events; tournament format; how to make BJJ mainstream; Royce Gracie; turning down exclusive contract with a promoter; sharing techniques; Garry Tonon vs. Kit Dale; Metamoris’ boring matches; watching Kit Dale match; holding hands during guillotine; why nerds like BJJ; the best martial arts for street fights; kickboxing; Abu Dhabi; gi and no gi grappling; Eddie Bravo Invitational on TV; Lion Fights; Glory; Muay Thai; bad stand-ups in MMA fights; Elite XC standing fighters up; Andrei Arlovski vs. Roy Nelson; MMA fights with no rounds; gay guys in BJJ; girls in BJJ; Thai steel cups; Joe kneed in dick, pissed blood; Diamond MMA cups; Javi Vasquez fight; BJJ talk; how Gary got into BJJ; finding a good instructor; breakdancing and BJJ; Garry’s goals; Garry’s bad diet; kale shakes; Michael Jordan eating a steak and potatoes before games; Proactiv; zits; soap; Defense soap; staph infections; Ari Shaffir staph infection story; Bryan Callen’s friend died from staph infection; homeopathy; cancer and cannabis oil; Vice Killing Cancer documentary; BJJ and PEDs; EPO; blood doping.
My Thoughts: I’m not into BJJ so I expected this to be pretty dull, and it was in parts, but it had its moments.
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