Ben Askren has long been quite outspoken about all the things he’s come to not appreciate in bjj. From the way classes are held to the way there’ basically no preselection in class participants.
Still his latest dig is quite impressive and somewhat logical even if you’re a bjj fan:
Not trying to start a fight but….. wrestlers hold 7 of 8 male ufc titles and people are meh….. 1 high level BJJ guy chokes a very low level grappler and people be like #BJJ4life
— Ben Askren (@Benaskren) February 18, 2019
Love him or hate him Funky seems to have a point as the current UFC champion Roster looks like this:
And there’s also this:
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