MMA First Grappling Tournament 3/7 Grapplers Quest

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  1. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    So I entered my first grappling tournament this past weekend.

    I received a free t-shirt and a few valuable lessons about grappling tournaments.

    1. Grappling Tournaments would be awesome for you if you like standing around for hours on end.
    2. Enter a weight class that has an upper limit.

    My first match was my nogi match. I was matched up against a larger opponent and figured if I could get the takedown and top I would be good.
    I was told I got the take down....I at least initiated it..then when we hit the ground the momentum bounced me off and him on top of me.

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    I estimate this guy at like 320. For reference I'm 5'10 230.
    I got into half guard and regain full guard for a second, but would have never been able to close it. He had a kimura on me for awhile, but there wasn't really any pressure. I tapped when it finally started to get tight, I knew wasn't getting out from under this guy, and I didn't want him to crank on my shoulder and screw me for my gi match.

    There is a vid from someone on my team. I'll post it as soon as I get it.

    My gi match was an absolutely mess. I went for a trip and in the vid it looks so lazy that I'm embarrassed about it. He quickly took mount and I waited for him to take my arm, so I could try to get out of there. I couldn't believe how quickly he popped out when I went to side control. I decided to go back to the feet and was imidiately thrown and he got back on top. I eventually gave up my back and then was tapped to RNC. Bottom line is this guy was just alot better than me.

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3197229612139212078

    I uploaded the vid to google videos, but its "processing" I'll try to get it up on youtube so everyone can see it and lawlz at me.

    Edit: One of the best moments of the entire tournament was some fat douche north jersey coach saying to my instructor "Say anything like that to my fighter again and I'm going to fuck your world up." :bowrofl:

    Linked added for my gi match.

    Linked added for my nogi match. Its from a camera phone, but you get the picture.

    http://s50.photobucket.com/albums/f325/punishing1/?action=view&current=nogi.flv
     
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  2. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    that guy is huge, how did you get matched up with him? 225+ no limit weight class or what?
     
  3. Nomad

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    it sort of looked like he just layed on top of you
     
  4. Sammo

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    you're posing like your hero Manhoef in your first picture :mamoru:
     
  5. SCirone

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    Good job competing bro.

    First tournament is always the worst
     
  6. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    Super heavy weight is 210+
     
  7. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    Thats basically what happened.

    I walked off the mat and the wind had been knocked out of me and my back is still sore.
     
  8. SCirone

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    And you have only been training gi for alittle over a month. nothing to worry about
     
  9. MyLittleAirport

    MyLittleAirport OT Supporter

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    Damn, the cage really is full of asians and big white guys.
     
  10. SCirone

    SCirone Moderator

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    Wait weren't you competing in the novice divison? That guy is wearing fucking wrestling shoes
     
  11. Nomad

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    i think i'm only average for the white man
     
  12. MyLittleAirport

    MyLittleAirport OT Supporter

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    No! You are big! You American penis so big!
     
  13. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    yes mens novice super heavy nogi/mens white super heavy gi

    One of the things that was awesome... Our school had a decent amount of people competing, but damn near our whole class was down there to watch, cheer, video, etc.
     
  14. Nomad

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    oh well i guess then you can take our children and train them to be kamikaze pilots...seems like you guys are nice enough
     
  15. .Tim

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    Separated at birth?

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    Seriously though, good for you for competing. Sucks you had to go against a guy that looks like he ate the entire division though.
     
  16. .Tim

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    I'm a 5'7 155lbs white guy. I feel so out of place! :wtc:
     
  17. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    congratulations on your first grappling tourney matt....now where is the flying armbar attempt?
     
  18. Sylva

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    I think he bailed out after he talked to my girl on the phone and she told him to throw one, said ti was too much pressure lol
     
  19. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    In hindsight throwing it in my gi match couldn't have been any worse than what actually happened.
     
  20. kroneX

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    :wavey:Hey Tim. Im 65ish kilo (trying to put on weight) white guy! So you dont look totally left out.

    Good work for competing, might want to slim down into heavyweight next time.
     
  21. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    That was my plan for NAGA in August. This show came up and I didn't decide that I was going to compete until a week prior.
     
  22. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    matt is a bitch :rofl:

    you should have...a guy as big as you throwing one would have been the highlight of the event.

    either way good work son
     
  23. dengar

    dengar seans is a afta marchsollwe in his gir! OT Supporter

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    nogi link added.
     
  24. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    How did you breathe with that guy on you? .... :ugh:
     
  25. fevs

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    Your ref in the gi match is one of my instructors. How packed was it, i heard there was over 600 pre-registration?
     

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