The thesis has been known since the times of Grand Master Carlos Gracie. From the ground, an element that equalizes forces, Jiu-Jitsu offers the chance of a lighter athlete overcoming a stronger fighter.
A practitioner who proved it once again was featherweight Paulo Miyao, who after shining in the category alongside his brother, João. Paulo dictated the pace to win the absolute against heavier opponents at the San Francisco Open, which was held last weekend.
To close the open class with brother João, Paulo overcame Manny Diaz. To do that, he did what he knows best: he curled up the opponent’s legs to go for the berimbolo.
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