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Episode 046: Cole Miller

In this episode, we are joined by UFC featherweight and BJJ black belt Cole Miller. Cole discusses the eye poking epidemic in MMA, fan loyalty and the missing links in the ground game in the UFC.

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Episode 045: Jason Scully

In this episode, we are joined by Jason Scully in his first podcast interview ever! BJJ black belt, World and Pan Ams bronze medalist, YouTube sensation and the mastermind behind TheGrapplersGuide.com! Jason gives insight on the benefits of different body types for Jiu-Jitsu, going through learning curves and building a gameplan.

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Episode 044: Gustavo Dantas

In this episode, we are joined by Professor Gustavo Dantas. World champion, Brazilian National champion and creator of The BJJ Mental Coach program, Gustavo takes us through the importance of breaking negative thought patterns and preparing the mind for battle on and off the mats.

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Episode 043: Grandmaster Relson Gracie returns!

In this episode, we are joined once again by Grandmaster Relson Gracie. Relson discusses his family history, tells stories from the old days and updates us on what he’s been up to since the last time he was on the show.

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Episode 042: Daniel Strauss

In this episode we are joined by “The Rasberry Ape” Daniel Strauss. Daniel tells us about the early days of BJJ in England, his strongman-style conditioning regimen and his recent heated match against AJ Agazarm at Polaris.

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Episode 041: Dan Severn returns!

The Beast is back! Our first guest ever on The Grappling Central Podcast, Dan Severn joins us once again and tells some great stories from the old No Holds Barred days. He also reflects on his days as a pro wrestler and as a high school athlete.

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Episode 040: Christmas with Kurt Osiander

In our Christmas special we are joined by Jolly St. Osiander!  The Patron Saint of tattoos, heavy metal and Jiu-Jitsu!  Kurt and Ryan ramble about terrible gifts, firearms, Mexican candy and Kurt tells the story of his infamous “fight shirt”.

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Episode 039: Hannette Staack

One of the most decorated women in all of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Hannette Staack has won almost every major title a competitor can win in the sport.  Hannette discusses the pros and cons of being a woman in a male dominated sport, proper mat etiquette and answers questions from the listeners.

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Episode 038: Pedro Sauer

Master Pedro Sauer is one of the most highly sought after instructors not only in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but in all of martial arts. A childhood friend of Rickson Gracie, Master Sauer was trained and promoted to black belt by Grandmaster Helio Gracie himself. Master Sauer gives us a candid look into his life story.

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Episode 037: Fabio Gurgel

In this episode we are joined by Master Fabio Gurgel. World renown instructor, Vale Tudo and MMA veteran and decorated world champion Jiu-Jitsu competitor. Master Fabio talks about the history of BJJ in Brazil and his amazing life of fighting and teaching.

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