Mason Fowler: “Whatever I Had To Do To Win”

Last weekend, (Aug. 30,) Mason Fowler earned a second victory over Craig Jones at SUG 17. This time, he did it without controversy. After five minutes of submission-only grappling, these two took turns attempting to ride or tap the other in overtime. In the second round, Fowler had Jones’ back

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Submission Underground 17 Preview: The Ultimate Rematch

You’ve gotta love Submission Underground (SUG). So Let’s talk about SUG 17, which will go down on Sunday, Aug. 30. The event is streamed on UFC Fight Pass only. The grappling promotion is well known for its leader, the infamous ‘Bad Guy’ from West Linn, Ore., Chael Sonnen. As the

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‘Stones and Strangles’ – A Raspberry Ape Story

BJJ black belt, ADCC, Polaris and Quintet veteran Daniel Strauss a.k.a ‘Raspberry Ape’ has released an eight-part miniseries on YouTube called ‘Stones and Strangles’. Since releasing an episode every Tuesday and Friday, the series has rolled to an end. The last episode was released Aug.14. ‘Stones and Strangles’ takes place

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Pros Weigh In On Controversial Call: Jimenez Vs Ruotolo

The idea of any athletic event is to determine the winners and losers.  But often, a wrench is thrown into the system, rendering the outcome inconclusive. Usually, judges or referees making judgment calls are the culprit.  And on Friday night, with a controversial call in 3rd Coast Grapplings final match

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Five Gi Chokes You Need to Know

Picture courtesy of @evolveMMA I prefer the gi in comparison to no-gi because I feel the gi provides so many options. Not only are there more ways to grip and control your opponent but there are also more guards, take-downs, chokes, submissions and sweeps in the gi. For better or

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