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(Video) Anthony Bourdain At NYC BJJ Open. Nice Sweep!

(Video) Anthony Bourdain At NYC BJJ Open. Nice Sweep!

 

59 year old BJJ blue belt Anthony Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality. He is known for his 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, and in 2005 he began hosting the Travel Channel’s culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. In 2013, he joined CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.

Bourdain’s wife. Ottavia is a purple belt BJJ competitor. She trains twice a day. In September 2013, she convinced him to start training at Renzo Gracie academy in New York.

Bourdain took a big step in his Jiu-Jitsu journey and registered for IBJJF New York fall Open, which was held on April 9 & 10th in New York.

At 59 years of age, Bourdain competed in the Master 5 blue belt, middle weight.

Bourdain defeated Alexey Iskhakov (Mike Moses Competition Team) in the finals of his first BJJ competition. Bourdain received a bye to the finals when John Pantle of SAS didn’t appear for their match.

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Here is the match. Check out the nice sweep

 

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