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Episode 022: Hector Lombard

UFC welterweight, 7x National Cuban Judo Champion, Judo Olympic competitor. Our guest, Hector Lombard, shares his powerful life story in a revealing interview about life in Cuba, his climb to the Olympic Judo Team and his professional MMA career. Hector’s emotional story is very inspirational and we are thankful he shared it with us.

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Episode 021: Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro

We are joined by 4x World Champion, 2x National Brazilian Champion, ADCC veteran, professional MMA fighter, Shooto and Cage Rage Champion, Professor Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro. A veteran and champion of both competitive Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, Professor Vitor shares his story along with insights about training, belt promotions and remaining calm under pressure.

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Episode 020: Draculino

We are joined by Professor Vinicius Magalhaes, known to his many fans as Draculino. A world renowned instructor, Jiu-Jitsu champion and MMA fighter, Draculino tells his story, reminisces on the old days in Brazil and offers his opinion on everything from online learning to ineffective training methods. Follow Draculino on his Facebook Page, YouTube channel, and […]

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Episode 019: Dean Lister

In this episode, we’re joined by Dean Lister, one of the most respected and decorated grapplers in the world. He’s an ADCC Open Weight, Superfight and -99kg Champion, National Jiu-Jitsu and Sambo champion, UFC and Pride veteran and King of the Cage middleweight champion. Dean weighs in on training methods, diet and trusting your instincts.

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Episode 018: Royler Gracie

Master Royler Gracie is a 7th degree coral belt , 5th son of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, 4x World Jiu-Jitsu champion, 2x Pan Ams champion, 3x ADCC champion. He is one of the most accomplished competitors of all time. He talks about the importance of self-defense, competition and tells stories of his father.

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Episode 017: Leo Vieira

Andre Galvao and others credit Leo Vieira for helping them improve their BJJ as black belts. In this episode, Professor Vieira offers ideas for improving tournament rules, and discusses the formation of Team Brasa and his own team, Checkmat.

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Episode 016: Ruben Alvarez

Ruben Alvarez is a black belt under “Cyborg” Abreu and a BJJ instructor at Black House Gym in Miami, FL. He talks about the dedication and sacrifice it takes to become a black belt and offers his opinions on current events in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  

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Episode 015: Ricardo Liborio

  Ricardo Liborio is a World Jiu-Jitsu champion, 3x national Brazilian champion, and co-founder/ head instructor of American Top Team. He received his black belt in BJJ under the legendary Carlson Gracie and trains many of today’s top MMA stars!

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Episode 014: Rafael Lovato Jr.

  We are joined by Rafael Lovato Jr., one of the most exciting competitors in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu today! He was the first American to win the Brazilian national championship and the 2nd American world champion. Rafael lends us his insight on creating a game plan and shares his opinion on the current state of BJJ.

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Episode 013: Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti

  We are joined in this episode by 7th degree coral belt Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti. Founder of Team Alliance, legendary coach and the last man of only 6 in history to receive a black belt from Master Rolls Gracie.

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