John Danaher is known as one of the best instructors in Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by the BJJ community as being a master and brain of the art.
He was asked by BJJ black belt Lex Fridman what he thought about wearing a tie in a street fight. Joe Rogan has famously stated that if your opponent got a hold of your tie in the street, you would be prone to choked out with your own tie.
Here is what Danaher had to say about the matter. Danaher has first hand experience with the matter as he worked as a bouncer for over 20 years in NYC nightclubs: