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Ricardo Arona vs. Gordon Ryan: Who Would Win? Royler Gracie Shares His Opinion

In a fascinating discussion on the “Connect Cast” podcast, Jiu-Jitsu legend Royler Gracie delved into the intriguing hypothetical matchup… Between former MMA fighter Ricardo Arona...

Gordon Ryan Answers If Sambo Is Better Than Jiu-Jitsu

Is sambo better than Jiu-Jitsu? Well, if you ask Gordon Ryan, it kind of is… At least in MMA. Here’s what Ryan had to say about the “age old question” in a recent conversation...

Roger Gracie Reveals What Sets Gordon Ryan Apart From His Brazilian Opponents

Roger Gracie recently shed light on what he believes sets Gordon Ryan apart from his Brazilian opponents. During his podcast appearance, Roger explained the reasons behind Ryan’s supremacy in...

Gordon Ryan Criticizes BJJ Practitioners For Being Too Focused On Just “Training Hard”

How do you usually feel after training Jiu-Jitsu? Probably exhausted – physically… But what are you thinking about after? More so, what do you think about during training itself?...

Gordon Ryan Says That ADCC Should Increase Winner Payouts To $250k+ Per Division

Gordon Ryan recently emphasized the need for the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) to significantly raise its prize money – in order to spur the development of the sport. During his appearance on...

How Much Money Will There Be In BJJ In 10-15 Years? Gordon Ryan Shares His Opinion

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at a rapid rate among hobbyist athletes, and it seems that it will continue growing at that rate for some time… But the question is: how big will it grow when it...

Gordon Ryan Defends Use Of Steroids In Professional Grappling: “You’re Helping Yourself Win”

Last year’s match between Felipe Pena and Nicky Rodriguez stirred a lot of controversy – on whether or not Rodriguez has been greasing. Gordon Ryan, who spoke about the issue before, now...

Rodrigo Cavaca On Gordon Ryan: “He Is More Superior Than Roger Gracie Was…”

In the world of submission grappling and Jiu-Jitsu, two names often dominate the conversation: Gordon Ryan and Roger Gracie. But… Who is better of the two – Roger or Ryan? Well, legendary...

Chael Sonnen Shares Heartbreaking Reason He Wanted The Gordon Ryan vs Mason Fowler Match Booked

Chael Sonnen recently played an important role in setting up a highly anticipated match. This match, which was to feature grappling icons Gordon Ryan and Mason Fowler, was scheduled for the UFC Fight...

Gordon Ryan Refuses Collaboration With Fashion Brand That Supported The BLM Movement: “Te**orist Organization”

Gordon Ryan has recently shared the news that he was approached by a fashion brand for a collaboration opportunity. However, Ryan refused because – as he stated – the company supported...

Gordon Ryan Fires Off At Nick Rodriguez: “I’ve Taught You Everything You Know”

The animosity between Gordon Ryan & the B-Team doesn’t look like it’ll wind down anytime soon. After Nick Rodriguez made a video targeting him, claiming that Gordon is dodging...

Gordon Ryan: “No One Outside Of New Wave Will Come Close To Meregali In The Coming Years”

Nicholas Meregali has been tearing it up in no-gi tournaments ever since he started training no-gi (which wasn’t even that long ago)… And now, Gordon Ryan is saying that no one outside of...

Gordon Ryan Praises Jon Jones’ Grappling Skills: “He’s Very Similar To GSP”

Gordon Ryan has recently expressed his respect for the grappling skillset of Jon Jones – the renowned UFC heavyweight champion. Despite having to pull out from the UFC Fight Pass Invitational 5...

Gordon Ryan Shares Thoughts On Dillon Danis’ UFC Aspirations: “He Can Garnish A Lot Of Attention, But…”

Dillon Danis has repeatedly mentioned that he would like to fight in the UFC… But what does Gordon Ryan think about that prospect? Well, Ryan shared his thoughts in a conversation with Inside...

Bellator’s Johnny Eblen Against Gordon Ryan’s Stance On Steroids: “Just Stay Away From That S*it”

Bellator’s reigning middleweight champion, Johnny Eblen, has recently expressed strong opposition to the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in mixed martial arts. This stance comes in...

Gordon Ryan Explains Everything You Need To Know About No-Gi Half Guard

The Half Guard is one of those positions that can be played by a wide array of people in Jiu-Jitsu – both young and old, explosive and slow. Which is why you should definitely aim to work on it...

Gordon Ryan Pulls Out Of WNO 21 Match Against Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa

Gordon Ryan has pulled out of his Who’s Number One (WNO) 21 bout against Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa. The news were initially shared by FloGrappling: Gordon Ryan, who was supposed to fight...

Craig Jones Criticizes FloGrappling For Overreliance On Gordon Ryan: “Without Him, There’s No Profitable Event”

During a recent “El Segundo” podcast episode, Craig Jones shared his criticism about FloGrappling’s business model – which he believes is overly dependent on Gordon Ryan....

Gordon Ryan Shows How To Do The Perfect Front Headlock & Turtle Escapes

Getting caught in a Front Headlock position, especially when it happens when you’re in Turtle, is no fun. You’re in grave danger of getting submitted – and your opponent will be...

Gordon Ryan Shows A Powerful Trilemma: Leglock Defense, Attacks, Guard Passes & Back Takes

As you climb through the ranks of Jiu-Jitsu – both when it comes to belts and skill levels – you’ll come to understand that the best way to submit opponents isn’t with just...

Gordon Ryan: “Motivation Can, But Discipline Should Never Be An Issue”

Gordon Ryan, arguably the greatest no-gi BJJ athlete of all time, recently shared his wisdom on navigating the challenges of training – in a podcast episode with illusionist Chris Angel. Ryan...

Gordon Ryan Claims He Would Beat Tyson Fury: “Kicks & Takedowns Would Make It Easy”

Gordon Ryan, often referred to as the greatest no-gi BJJ athlete of all time, recently weighed in on a hypothetical bout against Tyson Fury – the highly esteemed heavyweight boxing champion. He...

Gordon Ryan Shows The Best Way To Escape From Body Triangle

Oh man… You’re stuck in the Body Triangle, aren’t you? Well, if there is a terrible position to be stuck in when it comes to Jiu-Jitsu, the Body Triangle probably reigns supreme...

Gordon Ryan Explains His Jiu-Jitsu Guard Passing Style

One of the many things that Gordon Ryan is well known for on the mats are not just his submission skills – but also his guard passing skills. And, well, his guard passing style is very unique....