Archive for September, 2013

Masters Worlds

I have been slacking on my blog due to a very busy schedule lately.  On Friday I am all set to go to California for Masters Worlds, the Jiu Jitsu World Championships for 30 and up.  Unfortunately due to some lingering injuries I have not been able to train near as much as I would like [...]

One Brown Belt Claudio Rios

Last night was a special night at the gym.  Thanks to Claudio’s lack of having a Facebook, the word was spread that there would be a very special promotion.  Friday night Jiu Jitsu is often a slow night, but last night there was around 30 people on the mat. I remember the first time I [...]

30 and Still Kicking

I turned 30 years old yesterday I can’t believe it I was just 16 a couple of days ago, I’m still trying to do the math on that.  I had a great birthday, my girl threw me a surprise birthday party at Ah-So Grill and Sushi, 28 people showed up!  I was very to surprised [...]

Arm Collecting is a Habit

Giva “The Arm Collector” Santana is set to get back into the Bellator Cage Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT.  The fight will be part of the Season 9 Bellator Middle Weight Tournament against the unbeaten Jason Butcher (6-0).  Butcher is a Jiu Jitsu fighter from George Gurgel Jiu Jitsu, 5 [...]

Kamuela Wins Again

Big Congratulations to Kamuela Kirk on improving his undefeated amateur MMA record to 4-0.  Kamuela fought Ruben Hernandez on Saturday night at Duel For Domination 4 in Mesa, AZ.  The fight went as planned, after a short filling out process Kamuela slipped a straight and countered with a hook that dropped Hernandez.  Kamuela showed his [...]