I mean, it’s been 25 years since the first UFC. You’d think by now that no one would doubt the validity of Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Not even just Gracie Jiu Jitsu, but ALL grappling. However, once again we find ourselves amidst a non-believer. After his first Gracie Combatives class a trained boxer decided to try his luck. As you’d expect, it went horribly for him.
European guy shows up at our Certified Training Center in Osaka, Japan. After his first Gracie Combatives class, he reveals that he’s an experienced boxer and questions whether or not jiu-jitsu would work on him if he were throwing punches.
One of the instructors, Ty Bess accepts the challenge…twice. After 25 years of UFC you wouldn’t expect these people to exist anymore, but they do, and the reaction is always the same: After the first loss, let me try that again. After the second loss, where do I sign up?