Rambling analysis of my addiction to Brazilian jiu jitsu, with occasional political rants and musings on culture, sociology, food, love..
4 years training and Goodell almost submits & barely loses at the buzzer to an Abu Dhabi champion?..."The Prodigy" is taken, but she needs a nickname. Great match, thanks for posting.
UGH!!! As my coaches always say, "Now we'll never know!" If only it was like 30 seconds longer...but dang, that was beautiful. Although I was tempted to turn down the volume multiple times.
That was a really awesome fight! Now I'm late for work! thanks! It was worth it! :)
two things:1) that was awesome 2) did tracey go from blue to brown belt in just one year? maybe if they would have said it at least another 5,000 times i could of picked up on that little tidbit of info.
Actually the announcers could have been more sensationalist if they'd known Tracey better-- she went blue to brown in a MONTH. Thank God she's not in my division any more.
Does anyone know how long she was a blue? Maybe she just chilled out at that rank for a bit too long...although that still doesn't change the fact that she is a brown belt (and proved it!) in four years.
Maybe 2-3 years? Not excessive, until you consider how assertively she mopped up some really skilled women in leve and absolute as a purple at Mundials. And then as a brown at the Rio Open... damn. Her nickname should be Double Gold.
Wow, that's amazing talent. I was screaming "Sweeep! Sweeeep!" at the very end. lol
This was absolutely beautiful!!! Control, pressure, working the position...
I have a feeling she pulled a BJ Penn on the belt thing. BJ moved up the belt ranks quickly as well, but from what I understand, he was training for some time before he "officially" and "formally" started training jits, which was why he moved up the ranks so quickly. Lloyd could have been training Tracey for a while before he "officially" got her to compete and before she started taking her grading... just my 2 cents, I still don't believe the hype, no talent can be substitute for hard work, anyone who puts in the grunt work on the mats day in and day out knows this
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