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Garry Tonon: “Don’t Treat Your BJJ Academy Like a Drive-Thru”

In a recent podcast interview, Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Garry Tonon spoke to the importance of cultivating a healthy coach-student dynamic. He cautioned against viewing the membership fee...

Garry Tonon: “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Saved My Life A Million Times”

Garry Tonon emerged victorious in the first round against Martin Nguyen, in their ONE 165 match – winning via Rear Naked Choke. And, well, he’s crediting his success in the octagon to the...

ONE 165: Garry Tonon Taps Out Martin Nguyen With RNC In First Round

Garry Tonon achieved a phenomenal victory over Martin Nguyen, in the first round of their bout at ONE 165 – held on January 28th, 2024… With a Rear Naked Choke! The featherweight matchup...

Garry Tonon Reveals The #1 Prerequisite For Him To Compete At ADCC 2024

Will Garry Tonon compete at ADCC 2024? Well, he might… If he achieves this one prerequisite first. Namely, Tonon has been focused almost entirely on his MMA career lately. And he is not willing...

Garry Tonon Not Willing To Give Up Leg Locks In MMA: “This Stuff Works”

Garry Tonon recently opened up about a pivotal moment in his career: his first knockout loss during an MMA match… Despite which he is not willing to give up Leg Lock attacks in mixed martial...

Shamil Gasanov Eager For Rematch Against Garry Tonon: “I Want To Earn It”

Despite gearing up for his main event bout against Oh Ho Taek at ONE Fight Night 18, Shamil Gasanov’s thoughts often go back to another point of his career – his July 2023 defeat to Garry...

Garry Tonon: “I’m Not A Proponent Of ‘Sport Jiu-Jitsu'”

Garry Tonon recently pointed out a common issue faced by “sport Jiu-Jitsu” practitioners… That, in sport settings, BJJ athletes often find themselves unprepared when caught in...

Garry Tonon Scheduled To Face Martin Nguyen At ONE 165

ONE Championship has just confirmed… That there will be a fight between Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen and Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon! This much-anticipated bout is set to take place...

Garry Tonon Has An Easy-To-Do Takedown Setup (It’ll Fool Your Opponents)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t have to be complicated. Sure, some techniques, setups, and sequences are more complicated than others… But you can always opt for perfectionism in the more...

Garry Tonon Has A Cool Back Take From Standing In Jiu-Jitsu

As a general rule, you should stay away from techniques which seem fancy in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – and, rather, stick to those which actually work. But, every now and then, the fancy and...

Garry Tonon Shows One Of The Best Submission Setups Of 2023

What’s one of the best feelings in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Yeah, it’s when you get that tap… But, even more so, it’s when you tap them out when your opponent least expects it....

Garry Tonon Has The Most Unstoppable Toe Hold Setup

Ah, the Toe Hold… One of those submissions that come on quick and that you have to be fast to tap to – otherwise, something is most certainly going to “pop”. But if...

Garry Tonon Has The Coolest Heel Hook Setup – From Butterfly Guard

The Butterfly Guard position in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a super versatile one. There is a number of attacking options that you can go for from there – and no, it’s not limited just to...

Garry Tonon Shares Great Advice Given By Tom DeBlass: “Who Gives A F*ck About You?”

Today, Garry Tonon is one of the most elite submission grapplers in the world. But even he had to start somewhere. Even Tonon was, once upon a time, a purple belt teaching at his coach’s...

Garry Tonon Talks Fight With Shamil Gasanov: “It Felt Really Good To Have A Tough Time”

Image Credits: Garry Tonon Instagram Garry Tonon tapped out previously undefeated Shamil Gasanov with a Kneebar, in their ONE Fight Night 12 match. As he shared in an interview for ONE Championship,...

Garry Tonon Reveals Guillotine Choke Details You Didn’t Know Before

Even though the Guillotine Choke is a basic white belt move, there are so many ways to do it DEAD WRONG! There are so many common mistakes, such as bad grip placement, not scooting your hips out,...

Garry Tonon Talks Dillon Danis: “He Is A Soap Opera Character”

Garry Tonon beat Dillon Danis in a grappling match back in 2017… But will the rematch ever take place? Tonon doesn’t seem to be too concerned about it. Moreover, he is actively looking...

ONE Fight Night 12: Garry Tonon Taps Out Shamil Gasanov With A Kneebar

Garry Tonon has put on yet another entertaining show for MMA fans all around the world, at ONE Fight Night 12. He fought against the undefeated Shamil Gasanov in the final mixed martial arts match of...

Garry Tonon Irritated By People Who Hate On Mark Zuckerberg For Training BJJ: “You Guys Are Ruining It”

Mark Zuckerberg has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over a year and even successfully competed… Yet, some in the BJJ community aren’t happy about his involvement with the sport. And...

Garry Tonon Announces MMA Return: A Fierce Bout Against Shamil Gasanov

Garry Tonon has just announced his next mixed martial arts (MMA) fight! He’ll step into the ONE Championship octagon again on July 14, this time to face the undefeated Shamil Gasanov. Tonon...

ONE Championship: Garry Tonon Submits Johnny Nunez With Kimura Lock

Garry Tonon is back! On Friday, at ONE on Prime Video 6, he faced Johnny Nunez – The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) and Bellator veteran – in a featherweight bout… And submitted him with a...

[Watch] Demetrious Johnson Rolls With Garry Tonon At New Wave Jiu-Jitsu

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is currently preparing for his trilogy fight against Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes, which is going to take place in May 2023. He lost his first...

Shamil Gasanov On Garry Tonon: “If He Thinks He Can Break Off My Leg…”

Shamil Gasanov, a 27 year-old Russian MMA fighter, has made quite a name for himself already at ONE Championship. Namely, in his ONE debut, he needed just two minutes to sink in and secure a Rear...

Garry Tonon: “I Am Forever Grateful For The Things I Learned From Tom DeBlass”

It was Tom DeBlass’ birthday a few weeks ago. And one of the best presents he could’ve received was the one from Garry Tonon – who wrote an emotional Instagram post about Tom and how grateful...