Terere vs Telles

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by GordoBarraBJJ, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. GordoBarraBJJ

    GordoBarraBJJ Steel Belt

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    a friendly little sparring session:

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  2. JosephDredd

    JosephDredd Gold Belt

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    This is just like when I saw that Liborio rolling vid. So many simple sweeps...
     
  3. randomg1t

    randomg1t EVERYTIME CHAMPION

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    terere moves like a cat.
     
  4. Brofessor

    Brofessor Blue Belt

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    Terere in Metamoris. Make it happen.
     
  5. oswald1

    oswald1 Black Belt

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    Vs Marcelo or Galvao would be awesome.
     
  6. Uchi Mata

    Uchi Mata Preaching the gospel of heel hooks and left kicks

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    Terere is the Helio of sport BJJ. Also, after all those years training with Telles, I bet he has the sickest anti-turtle game in the world.
     
  7. Sexy Pants

    Sexy Pants Blue Belt

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    Not Galavao that's his master.
     
  8. hercheck

    hercheck Orange Belt

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    I doubt there would be another terere vs Marcelo. They've fought twice at least and now terere is back with alliance I believe.
     
  9. Budo Jake

    Budo Jake Orange Belt

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    According to Terere, they've actually fought 4 times.
    1 of them was at a seminar in Japan, was set up as a superfight.
    FYI Terere won all 4 matches.
     
  10. pistol3

    pistol3 Orange Belt

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    I was watching that interview last week while working out and I almost fell off the exercise bike when he said he beat Marcelo 4 times. Did you ask him if anyone has video footage of the other matches? Do you know how he won?
     
  11. Zankou

    Zankou Bringing peace and love Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Terere is the most talented BJJ competitor ever IMO. Great to see him work his way back into the sport.
     
  12. ozyabbas

    ozyabbas Purple Belt

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    He pioneered styles of guard passing that were only really adopted much later.

    But he has been out of the loop for a long time when it comes to competition so I don't think he can still medal at the worlds as the guys are just too good.

    He has nothing to prove at this stage, he beat some of the best in the world and was the closest person to submitting Roger. I don't think anyone has followed his lead to fight in the ultra heavyweight category when he was a light weight.
     
  13. Spiderguard Man

    Spiderguard Man Orange Belt

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    a ton of this
     
  14. GordoBarraBJJ

    GordoBarraBJJ Steel Belt

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    how bout the rumored footage of him and BJ Penn at purple belt???
     
  15. Budo Jake

    Budo Jake Orange Belt

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    I never heard of that. What rumor did you hear?
     
  16. GordoBarraBJJ

    GordoBarraBJJ Steel Belt

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    I do believe it was scotty from otm - said that there was footage out there of Terere and Penn at purple.
     
  17. nefti

    nefti Red Belt

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    while i like terere as much as anyone (even visited him in the mental hospital when he was in bad shape), I don't think he is the most talented bjj competitor ever. Terere usually won on points and never showed the dominance that say Roger/Marcello/Mendez Brothers/Cobrinha Margarida showed when they blasted through everyone during their world championship runs. Also IIRC he lost to nino and shaolin when they were all in their primes. IMHO the pound for pound best ever was nino when he was on. Because when he was on, it didn't matter what weight class you were.
     
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  18. 206crazy

    206crazy Blue Belt

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    Will Terere ever be able to compete in Pans or Worlds again?
     
  19. nefti

    nefti Red Belt

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    I think he will.
     
  20. Zankou

    Zankou Bringing peace and love Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Nino very inconsistent though. When I say most talented I don't mean greatest but rather just most raw talent.
     

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