In competition, anything can happen. In this case, a 15 year blue belt world medalist met a solid 45 year old purple belt in the absolute division of a local BJJ competition.
It’s interesting to observe the younger, more agile, faster and better conditioned competitor face a more experienced middle aged competitor.
In the video, the narrator is the middle aged purple belt in question and he shows that he’s got a great attitude and talks about the match with lots of humility.
Learn The Best Ways To Add the Kimura to Your Game Using Legendary Strategies from BJJ Pioneer and Champion MMA Fighter Rafael Lovato Jr.!
- Rafael Lovato Jr. has been competing in BJJ for over 20 years and is one of the most decorated American Back Belts in BJJ history claiming IBJJF world titles in gi and no gi, Brazilian Nationals Gold (first American to do so), and he boasts a 10-0 MMA record .
- Lovato Jr. has been using the kimura since he was 15 years old and the submission remains his most trusted method of finishing his opponents.