What's It Like To Grapple Roger, Galvao, Jacare & Marcelo? Xande Explains

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Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro has had one of the most legendary careers in the history of jiu-jitsu, and with nearly two decades of competing at the highest level he still hasn't shut the door on his career just yet. 

The seven-time IBJJF World champ and two-time ADCC champ has fought some of the greatest of all time over his career, and gave us a rundown of the experiences fighting these legends in a recent interview

Roger Gracie's terrible top pressure

"Very, very uncomfortable and terrifying. They call him the 'wet blanket' for a reason. The only guy who made me as uncomfortable as him was Saulo..." 

How Andre Galvao is always evolving

"In the beginning he was growing. I think Galvao got better as time went on. He learned how to win..."

Why "Jacare" was so intimidating

"I was scared, because the way I saw him rip peoples arms, that was unbelievable..."

Why the "little guy" Marcelo Garcia worried him

"I was a little scared too, because I watched him in the semifinal of the open, and when he took the guys back I saw his face, and how scared the guy was really panicked me..."

Watch the entire 16 minutes of Xande discussing his rivals, including others such as Romulo Barral and Braulio Estima. 

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Four Major Takeaways From WNO: Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior

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The backstage events at Who's Number One: Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior, may have momentarily overshadowed some of the outstanding performances of the event.

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Grappling Bulletin: The Gordon-Galvao Incident, Where Do We Go From Here?

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Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao got physical backstage at WNO and the slap was heard around the world. The real question is where do we go from here? 

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Gordon Ryan Takes On Vagner Rocha At WNO On March 26th!

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The 2021 season of Who’s Number One is underway, as WNO: Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior is almost underway.

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The Rising Stars Who Will Compete In The WNO: Jones vs Ronaldo Free Prelims

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Before Craig Jones vs Ronaldo Junior or Gordon Ryan vs Roberto Jimenez, four prospects will fight on the undercard of Who’s Number One on Friday, February 26. Those matches will be streamed live for free on the FloGrappling Facebook and YouTube channels, and will feature four hungry and exciting competitors.

The Grappler Without Fear: Roberto Jimenez Will Face Anyone

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Roberto Jimenez lives by a code. Based on his words, and expressed through his jiu-jitsu, one of the tenets of that code is to let his jiu-jitsu flow.

Based on his actions, another tenet is never to refuse a challenge.

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5 Must-Watch Matches From Roberto Jimenez

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Lis Clay Set For First Black Belt Gi Match vs Maria Malyjasiak At F2W 165

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Fight To Win will close out its three-week stint in Dallas with an all-female card. Fight to Win 165 on Saturday, February 27 will be the second ever card featuring women, only; continuing the promotion’s pattern. Fight to Win has scheduled its third all-female event for the third weekend in March in Austin, TX. 

Grappling Bulletin: Lauded by Joe Rogan, Vagner Is On An Unstoppable Run

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Vagner Rocha has been on a tear and though he brings out the haters every time he competes he has fans in high places, including none other than Joe Rogan.