Archive for July, 2013

Things are Getting Serious, too Serious?

UFC 162 is on tonight on Pay Per View from Las Vegas, yesterday at weigh-ins things got heated.  During the weigh-in UFC Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and Challenger Chris Weidman took the face off to a whole new level.  Kiss aside I am excited for this fight and am going to go on record (a […]

Hemp GIs

I met up with my sponsor Shimono Kimonos this morning and he came bearing gifts.  I’m excited for my new hemp GI, it is light and soft perfect for battling the Arizona Summer.  Shimono Kimonos just received a shipment of both hemp and bamboo GIs.  The bamboo GIs do not stretch and also very comfortable, […]

Open Weight Match

2013 AZ State Championships this last weekend in the Brown Belt Open Weight Division against Carlos Eduardo GD Jiu Jitsu.  Carlos won the Brown Belt Heavy Division the day before.

Magical Ray Re-Launch

My friend Ray Elbe just did a website re-launch with a clean new look, go check out  Ray got me into Jiu Jitsu eight years ago and also got me the job teaching at Tiger Muay Thai in Thailand.  One of the cool things about Jiu Jitsu is the places that it can take […]

State Championships Weekend

Wow I am exhausted, what a weekend.  This weekend was the Arizona State Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  Championships, and Kamuela Kirk’s Fight in Duel for Domination 3.  Friday night the weekend got started with Kamuela and I driving to Mesa for weigh-ins for Duel for Domination 3.  Kamuela made weight, weighing in at 144.8 lbs, his opponent weighed 148 for amateur status […]