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There's been a lot of trash talk lately on Instagram between Team USA freestyle wrestler Pat Downey and Renzo Gracie teammates Gordon Ryan and Nick Rodriguez. If you aren't on Instagram all day you've probably missed some of it, as there is a crazy amount of it. Before we dive into the posts, here is a quick recap of their competiton history -
FloWrestling Who's #1: Downey beats Nick by tech-fall in a wrestling match
BJJ Fanatics: Gordon taps Downey with a power half in an ADCC rules match and then Downey techs Gordon in a wrestling match.
March 14th at Third Coast Grappling: Downey and Nick will meet in a grappling match, on an event that Gordon is fighting in the main event.
Keep in mind that they all live in NJ and appear to be friendly at times, with Downey having trained at Renzo's and Nick working on his wrestling with Pat at the NJRTC. On to the trash talk that you clicked this article for -