Throw Around BJJ Big Dogs Like Judo Olympian Ilias Iliadis

The nicest badass in jiu-jitsu, Bernardo Faria, has devoted the second half of his considerable BJJ career to getting tossed, choked, and submitted by some of the best combat athletes in the world. This week his guest is Olympic gold medalist Ilias Iliadis, a Judokah who dabbles in jiu-jitsu when he’s not hip throwing grown men across international competition mats.

The pair demo a favorite takedown of Iliadis’, using an overhook and near collar grip to break your opponent’s posture and set up the uchi mata. Bernardo prompts Iliadis to break down the setup in more detail after the demo, so watch it all the way through:


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