T.P. Grant's Guide to Grappling for MMA Fans

A new series by T.P. Grant looking at the different grappling backgrounds and what each style brings to MMA, inspired by a question from an MMA fan on Reddit.

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MMA Fan's Guide to Grappling: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Guide to Grappling series comes to an end with a look at the grappling art that dominated the early days of MMA and has become a part of nearly every MMA fighter's game, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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MMA Fan's Guide to Grappling: Sambo

T.P. Grant's guide to grappling series is winding down, and in this second to last installment we look at the Russian grappling system of Sambo, one of the most effective and yet underused bases for MMA.

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Guide to Grappling: Greco-Roman Wrestling

T.P. Grant continues the Guide to Grappling series by looking at Greco-Roman Wrestling, a grappling sport that has produced some of the biggest stars in MMA history.

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MMA Fan's Guide to Grappling: Catch Wrestling

The MMA fan's guide to grappling moves on to a grappling style that hails from Europe and is one of the integral foundations of modern MMA: catch wrestling.

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MMA Fan's Guide to Grappling: Judo

T.P. Grant continues his look at what the different grappling arts mean in MMA, this time looking at the martial art of Ronda Rousey, Judo.

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Guide to Grappling: American Folk Style/Freestyle

A new series by T.P. Grant looking at the different grappling backgrounds and what each style brings to MMA. We kick things of with American Folk (NCAA) style wrestling, with some help from Coach Mike.

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