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Completed, Sep 27 - 29, 2019
 

The most prestigious grappling event in the world, the ADCC World Championship, returns in 2019 with the very best submission grapplers on earth.

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JT Torres Discusses The Wrestling Versus Jiu-Jitsu Debate

Oct 18, 2019

The debating surrounding the two grappling arts of wrestling and jiu-jitsu reached new levels of interest when breakout ADCC star Nicky Rodriguez took on Team USA Wrestling representative Pat Downey in a modified-rules wrestling match - and JT Torres has been keeping tabs on the dialogue.  

The 2x ADCC Champion has some of the best pure wrestling found in jiu-jitsu athletes and credits the stand-up grappling art as being a key factor in his success, so we were eager to get his thoughts on the best way to harness the power of wrestling and test jiu-jitsu's efficacy against the world's 'oldest sport'.  

Jiu-Jitsu vs Wrestling 

  • Any interest in competing in a modified ruleset?
  • is it a worthwhile discussion?
  • Does jiu-jitsu ignore the benefits?

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