Jiu Jitsu Battle: Mike Liera Jr vs Edwin Najmi

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  1. snoop dogg***

    snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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  2. fry_ed

    fry_ed Yellow Belt

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    what sub was that
     
  3. snoop dogg***

    snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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    reverse triangle
     
  4. Knockturnal88

    Knockturnal88 Orange Belt

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    Edwin Najmi getting subbed by a triangle, oh the irony...

    I like the both, but Liera looks to be on just a different level. He placed third at worlds, he shouldn't even be a purple belt.
     
  5. Hellboy31

    Hellboy31 Brown Belt

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    Edwin will learn from it and come back stronger. That kid's a class act.
     
  6. beeran1

    beeran1 Purple Belt

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    Great match. Congrats to both guys. Edwin did a great job of defending once his guard was passed. Liera seems to like that reverse triangle from the topside armbar posish...will have to try that.
     
  7. portland

    portland Green Belt

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    He lost by kneebar in the purple belt division
     
  8. redaxe

    redaxe Silver Belt

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    Let's face it, these guys might as well be black belts
     
  9. DW18

    DW18 Orange Belt

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    Not sure if serious.
     
  10. MaileJiuJitsu

    MaileJiuJitsu Orange Belt

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    Browns sure, but not blacks, not yet anyway.
     
  11. MaileJiuJitsu

    MaileJiuJitsu Orange Belt

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    weird angle, still looks like inverted triangle to me. didn't see any pressure on the knee, other than him grabbing it to gain leverage for the triangle. at least, thats how i usually get tapped by one of my training partners that uses that same set up.

    could be wrong though, gotta ask Liera or Najmi to know for sure.
     
  12. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    I think he meant he lost by an illegal kneebar at the worlds, thus he couldve placed higher. It definetly looked like a kneebar to me at the Worlds.
     
  13. BJJArsenal

    BJJArsenal Brown Belt

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    I like watching both of these guys. Thanks for the video TS, I know you're a Najmi fan.
     
  14. MaileJiuJitsu

    MaileJiuJitsu Orange Belt

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    You're right, I misread that sorry
     
  15. BJJ_Rage

    BJJ_Rage Gold Belt

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    this guys will beat the shit out of most hobbiest blacks, I will go as far as to say they even know a shit more than some blacks (not the ones coming straight from brazil though, but there are tons of guys getting their blacks in countries where bjj isnt that big for lots of things but knowledge or skills)...

    in the competitive circuit, they probably will do well up to the brown division...
     
  16. MaileJiuJitsu

    MaileJiuJitsu Orange Belt

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    Just going off my own experience of rolling against those that have trained/rolled/competed against these two. Based off their performance against them and my performance against those that have rolled against these two, I feel pretty comfortable in saying that they are at a brown belt level. Still a complement from me, that they are above the belt level they are currently in.
     
  17. Nomad Nemesis**

    Nomad Nemesis** Brown Belt

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    there are different standards for belts for competitive guys and belts for casual guys. i would bet that the top comp teams do this.

    the problem is, that some purple belt who trains a few times a week will cry because the purples at mundials would destroy them. they just can't think, well, maybe i should do local comps instead of the top comps in the world.

    but yeah, andre doesn't know how to grade his students. Let's get a petition to get Liera promoted to brown belt and send it to andre so he can wipe his ass with it.
     
  18. bjjaz

    bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    Half the people at the Worlds honestly know they shouldn't be there. Really in blue/purple there is only a small handful of guys that can actually win. However people shouldn't whine about them etc... But like someone above said should stick to smaller tournaments.
     
  19. snoop dogg***

    snoop dogg*** Baby Heath goon$quad

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    No problem, One of the only purple belts i follow
     
  20. CaSe

    CaSe Brown Belt

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    or challenge themselves by competing against the best
     

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