Dec 9, 2017
KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (KASAI) has secured a scintillating main-event matchup for its upcoming event 'KASAI Pro', pitting two decorated ADCC winners against one-another as 88kg (194lbs) champion and heel hook savant Gordon Ryan, meets 99kg (218lbs) champion and armbar specialist Yuri Simoes.
Behind The Dirt: Renato Canuto’s Whizzer Kick
Jan 5, 2018
One of the breakthrough grapplers of 2017, Renato Canuto has officially arrived in style at the black belt division.
After coming up on top of the stacked KASAI Lightweight Grand Prix on Dec. 9, Canuto followed up the impressive run with a dominant performance at the 2017 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships a week later.
Taking a look back at some of the techniques that have made Canuto so successful, we decided to give FloWrestling's Mike Mal a crack at breaking down his flawless takedown defense.
Check out the video above and learn how to defend double legs like a back belt world champion!