Anthony Bourdain Gets Weirded Out at Turkish Oil Wrestling Competition


BJJ blue belt Anthony Bourdain was last year in Turkey filming an episode of his TV show: Parts unknown.
While he was there he trained some BJJ with Turkey’s first BJJ black belt Burak Deger Bicer:


Turkish Oil wrestling, also called grease wrestling is the Turkish national sport. The wrestlers douse themselves extra virgin olive oil and wear leather trousers.

Bourdain was weirded out by some of the techniques used by the wrestlers which involved putting hands deep in the pants of the opponent and grabbing their privates:

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