Gracie Barra’s Golden Boy: An Interview With Lucas Valente

Lucas Valente is not only a rising star in Gracie Barra, he is already counted among the elite at such a young age. His most recent accomplishment is bagging silver at the 2019 IBJJF Worlds, only yielding gold in a hotly debated match with the bemedaled veteran Lucas Lepri. We go over his evolution in the sport, training at such a young age, his mindset, goals, and long-term plans.

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Third Coast Grappling: Kumite 3 Results and Review

As expected, Third Coast Grappling Kumite 3 was exhilarating. Competitors from both the tournament bracket and the undercard provided matches that thrilled spectators. One reason for this was Third Coast Grappling’s innovative ruleset. An athlete can win their match by submission or being the first to score 11 points. If

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The Miyao Brothers Expand On Leaving Unity Jiu-Jitsu

It’s only been a few days since the Miyao brothers, Paulo and Joao, announced their intention to part ways with Unity Jiu-Jitsu and although they were originally rather cryptic about the reasons behind the separation, they’ve now gone into more detail to give fans an insight into the decision. Originally,

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Third Coast Grappling Kumite 3 Preview

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Third Coast Grappling has continued to thrive and blossom as they come into their Kumite 3 event. They’ve promoted several high-end grappling events in a row. These Kumite events, modified to keep spectators and competitors safe from the virus, have provided very exciting

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