His Jiu-Jitsu was founded on the principle that the weak can defeat the strong and what better way to prove this than fight against a larger, stronger opponent. He wanted to prove that any man, as long as he learned the closely guarded secrets of the Gracie system, could attain invincibility.
One of the really remarkable people I worked with in MMA was the Brazillian photographer named Levy Ribeiro. The person that referred Levy to me emailed me in advance, ” When you meet him don’t be surprised. He’s really short; a dwarf.” And so he was. He was also a fine photographer and a big asset. Levy loved […]
The knowledge that you can knock a man out with one punch, that however far behind you fall in the fight, you can still pull it out with one shot can be dangerous in a fighter. It can lead to passivity in the early rounds and letting a match slip away. The Jab is different. The […]