The No-Gi Pan will be going down in New York this Saturday, September 29, and a number of big stars of gi-clad combat will swap their woven cotton for Lycra and take to the mats.
Sparks are bound to fly there, in the Nat Holman Gymnasium, as such stalwart competitors as Lucas Lepri, Roberto Tussa, Caio Terra, Laércio Fernandes, Augusto Moizinho, Samir Chantre, Renan Borges, Vinicius Marinho, Daniel Pires, Pablo Popovitch, Leopoldo Serão and Diego Gamonal will lock horns in combat.
Who’ve you got taking absolute gold, gentle reader? Risk a prediction below and reap the rewards later.
As a warm-up for the big event, GRACIEMAG.com unearthed a position by Renan Borges. The BTT black belt teaches an efficient X-guard sweep. Note how he makes sure he gets his hooks in and roll backwards while grabbing the arm:
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