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Richard Presley

A purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Richard is the owner and primary writer of Attack The back. Check out my <a href="/about-me/">About Me Page</a> to learn more!

Danaher Death Squad Breaks Up

In a literal end of an era, the Danaher Death Squad, a grappling team lead by one of the greatest minds in martial arts, John Danaher, has disbanded. In an instagram posted by the former coach of the team, John Danaher talks about how members of the team have decided to part ways and disband …

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Heath Pedigo

Heath Pedigo was born on August 16, 1983, in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Located in Jefferson County and home to just over 10 000 people, it’s a small city. Growing up in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Heath Pedigo was immersed in a sporting lifestyle largely due to his mother who supported and encouraged her sons’ participation in …

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The Armbar – A History & Techniques

Known as the cross armlock in Judo, or ude hishigi juji gatame; this hyperextension of the elbow joint, when applied correctly, requires controlled force and full-body leverage to apply and secure the lock; as well as preventing the opponent from escaping. Known as a traditional submission, in jiu jitsu, and not to be confused with the general term …

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Hottest UFC female fighters

For a sport as gruelling and violent as mixed martial arts, you might be surprised to know that there are some absolutely stunningly beautiful women who choose to fight for a living. I have met many female fighters who are far more attractive than the average girl. So without further ado, here’s my top 10 …

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Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa

Lucas Barbosa, also known as “Hulk” in the grappling world is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under André Galvao. Lucas Hulk’s breakthrough came on Copa Podio’s The Team web series where he competed with Marcio Rodrigues’ team. Since 2014, Lucas has been dominant and cemented his talent by winning at IBJJF World Championships and Brazilian …

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