Any1 Live/train in Argentina?

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  1. DanTheWolfman.com

    DanTheWolfman.com Brown Belt

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    What is the grappling/MMA scene like in Argentina? Would you say there is a need their for both in a place like Buenos Aires? What is life like living there?
     
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    BJJ_Rage Gold Belt

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    I live in Paraguay, close by, many friends there, the grappling scene is growing but not professional just yet, light years from brazil. What do you want to know about it? I may help you with some of your questions... Buenos aires to live, hmmmm.. I wouldnt too much stress, but is a huge city, the most european of southamerica lets say, hot chicks everywhere...
     
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    tourist visa run out Wolfie?
     
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    DanTheWolfman.com Brown Belt

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    Thanks Rage, why do you say too much stress? govt and economy?
    I am a man that likes to see the world, including the beautiful women everywhere.................

    Did not know you were in Paraguay, are you a native? If not, American but lived there long time or what? What is the scene there like?
     
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    BJJ_Rage Gold Belt

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    Well, Buenos aires has the feel of a first world city, the traffic is insane, people is running their life top speed, at least compared to Asuncion where I live, we're kind of slower lol... but its a beutiful city, you have tons of things to do, you can find about anything you want there. Women are incredibly hot, im sure youll find a job as MMA instructor somewhere, the pay? well, its in pesos, and pesos is worth next to nothing these days, so if you make something like 12.000 pesos (which is kind of all right there) thats like 800 US$, it will be enough to go by in Argentina (you dont get to party hard though)... If I were you, I would look up something like colombia better, which I have no idea, but Anella sagra is from colombia so fuck the world and go meet her lol. Seriously, colombia should be lots of fun.

    Theres just been a changed of GVT is yet to seen how that affects the country... socialism is on its way out, so I guess that will make things better, in the long run, right now? I think too many people were living on gov subsides, they have been for the past 15 years, so basically they do not know how to do jack shit bu to go to get the pay check at the end of the month. That cannot be good, so I guess rise on the criminality will be a problem in the next years to come, if you decide to come down to southamerica, give me a heads up, may be you can visint asuncion, I can hook you up with MMA gyms too, train together and shit.
     
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    DanTheWolfman.com Brown Belt

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    Thanks for the offer,
    So you have gone to Buenos Aires just to vacation before? Seems people from all over SA even Brazilian do right? Did you train at all when there?

    My first GF when I lived in LA was Argentinian. Loved the cooking, the fried lil veal/stead sandwitches, nice steaks on the grill, and emponadas etc. Man, for awhile there was this little window shack at Venice Beach that had some awesome ones too.

    When getting together w her friends though 10pm meant actually show at midnight, and talk and be loud as hell playing music loudly until 4am plus which I though rather rude to neighbors. Perhaps this is common in all of SA though? I have heard of being on Brazilian/Argentinian time before. Not a fan of the being late thing, and getting too old for loud music until sunrise.
    I feel like MMA is likely to grow more in SA, would you agree?

    Is there another city in Argentina you might suggest looking at?

    Any idea where I can read an article explaining the govt changes and what has been going on?
     
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    BJJ_Rage Gold Belt

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    Southamericans are normally loud, Paraguayans less, but people form the rio de la plata are like that...iv been there for work and vacations but my team mates went to compete a couple of times there. Next tuf Latin America will be held in buenos Aires so yeah it will grow a lot and fast... Argentina is a beautiful huge country you can find anything there from cold to sun everything; cities i recommend you to visit , mm it depends what you want to do... Google anything about Cristina Krischner or Nestor, there a shit ton of info about their government Mauricio macri is the new president you may want to take a look at him too
     
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    DanTheWolfman.com Brown Belt

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    thanks, always interested to know more about developing markets. Last Pancrase I commentated went out on the UFC Network I believe in all LA/SA where that is available I believe.
     
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    Pancreas is avaliable in UFC Network for LA....
     
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    My wife is from Argentina. She hasn't been home since 2001 so we are going this time next year to see her family.

    We will be there about 3 weeks so I would sure hope to get a few training session in. We will be in Buenos Aires and a couple of other regions. A buddy of mine spent 3 months in the Mendoza region last year. He trained regularly while there so hopefully I and any future visitors can find a place to train. If you have ever had wine from Argentina, it came from Mendoza.
     
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    DanTheWolfman.com Brown Belt

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    Thanks guys

    I think the last Pancrase 275 w 2 Mexican fighters prob got watched by a LOT of people on UFC Network!
    Pancrase 276 3 Brazilians vs Japanese 3/12-3/13
     
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    Hey Wolfman,

    You should go see that thread about the Argentine beachgoers taking a selfie with a dying baby dolphin.

    Go fuck each of them up.
     
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    no but jordan tarbor is looking for an opponent. Dan the "wolfman" vs Jordan "black helio" tarbor, let's make this happen!
     
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    DanTheWolfman.com Brown Belt

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    This Wolf would protect Dolphins or babies of any kind!

    I know not of JT except controversy on forums which I ignore

    Have yet to hear from anyone from Argentina so up.

    Or, if anywhere else is looking for a coach, MMA, KB/Striking, Grappling, TMA Blend, Plus Combatives/RMA/Self-defense let me know plz
     
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    I am from Uruguay, next to Argentina...here the MMA, Grappling scene is growing but like it´s been said it´s years behind to Brazil for example.
    You can set up some seminars on some respectable places, like the Nova Uniao branch that is overthere, the Sukata-Carlson Gracie gym or with Diego Vistotzky, but I don´t know about trying to make a living with this like yo have done for the last years or so. The economy in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay is down the shitter at the moment, the Kirschner regime left the country in shambles.
    Anyways, hope that it helps you out!!
     
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