Comedian, Writer and Co-Host of The Verbal Tap Podcast Raf Esparza joins the show to talk about Professional Wrestling moves that work in Jiu-Jitsu, Ryan’s shattered childhood dreams of being a pro wrestler, the direction of the UFC and running the USSGL. Click “read more” for show notes! 

SHOW NOTES:

  • His origins
  • Switching from No-Gi to Gi
  • Professional Wrestling moves in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Abdullah The Butcher / Hardcore Wrestling
  • Ryan’s shattered childhood dreams of being a pro wrestler
  • The correlations between Pro Wrestling and MMA
  • The entertainment focused direction of the UFC
  • US Submission Grappling League
  • Some of the difficulties of running a tournament
  • Working with kids
  • His future plans in Jiu-Jitsu
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