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The Greatest Submission Artist - Gordon Ryan

  • Published on Mar 18, 2023 veröffentlicht
  • 5 ADCC gold medals, 54 victories in a row and a record-breaking submission rate - Gordon Ryan epitomizes total dominance in the science of limb rearranging. His eye-catching excellence on the mats took professional grappling to a level never seen before. It's time to take a closer look at how the "Iron Dragon", came to be known as the "King" and the best jiu-jitsu practitioner on the planet.
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  • Bailey Ayyy
    Bailey Ayyy 5 months ago +3356

    Its so crazy that Ryan is still crushing this hard at age 64

  • gully foyle
    gully foyle 3 months ago +819

    This old man is truly inspirational.

    • Sigh Phi Guy
      Sigh Phi Guy Month ago +8

      hes 28 dude

    • Blank
      Blank Month ago +1

      95 dide LMFAO

    • ps s
      ps s Month ago +8

      Actually he is 56 but okay.@Sigh Phi Guy

    • Sigh Phi Guy
      Sigh Phi Guy Month ago

      @ps s id ask for a source if i really cared, but everywhere i've looked says "born July 8th, 1995".

  • Jake
    Jake 12 days ago +76

    It's very inspirational that he gets in there with people 30+ years younger than him and still manages to out speed out grapple them. He is truly a phenom, i hope im that fit when im 64 too

    • schmui
      schmui 8 days ago

      You basically copy pasted that comment

  • CoralMan24
    CoralMan24 2 months ago +276

    Gordon Ryan is amazing being in the sport for over 20 years people don't realize how effortless he makes the moves and holds what an artist. I do admit when I heard of him and saw him i thought he was in his 50's

    • John Johnson
      John Johnson 2 months ago +14

      Steroids help

    • Valkyrae
      Valkyrae 2 months ago +5

      Juicing yea

    • cheebawookie
      cheebawookie Month ago +3

      @John Johnson they don't help technique

    • MV
      MV Month ago +5

      ​@cheebawookie if you are under the impression that fighting is all technique then you are a fool. Technique is nothing if you dont have strength, speed, mobility and endurance.

  • Andrew Gibb
    Andrew Gibb 5 months ago +169

    Excellent presentation. What a warrior, the determination to push forward through every possible obstacle is formidable. Gordon Ryan is a living legend.

  • StealthAssasin 1Day
    StealthAssasin 1Day 2 months ago +60

    Gordon is the youngest oldest man to ever grace the Submission world.

  • Irish Technical Thinker
    Irish Technical Thinker 6 months ago +2396

    Respect to Eddie Bravo for making the tournaments available to highlight individuals like Ryan.

    • Javi Lo
      Javi Lo 6 months ago +4


    • bogoljub djordjevic
      bogoljub djordjevic 5 months ago +11

      And many look at him like crazy man yes he have crazy theory flat 🌎 etc..😂😂

    • Conrado FMC_Ny
      Conrado FMC_Ny 5 months ago +5

      Why? What type of tournament to highlight what?

    • Im Xeliquis
      Im Xeliquis 5 months ago +62

      "highlight individuals" means guys who are underrated and who are up and coming. Eddie bravo looked for talent and made open tourneys.
      so yes respect to Eddie for creating tourneys where Ryan could perform and put his name out there for a actual career

  • tehf00n
    tehf00n 5 months ago +381

    What always amazes me about grappling at the highest level is even though you lose, you only lost by a small amount of experience and circumstance. So even watching a fight where your fighter loses is an absolute spectacle to be respected.

    • Clay Foster
      Clay Foster 4 months ago +14

      Exactly. All it takes is the slightest split second mistake and the fights over.

    • Norrotaku
      Norrotaku 4 months ago +8

      Also its so clean
      And the losers dont make a stink
      Smile and congratulate the better athlete

    • Ilikecommenting
      Ilikecommenting 3 months ago

      This is completely untrue. He dominated Andre. He outsmarted him by a mile and even though Gordan had his back for a good solid 5-10mins. It was obvious what Gordan wanted to do (get the choke) and Andre couldn't stop it. Don't be a dweeb. There's levels and certainly the level difference was no small amount

    • tehf00n
      tehf00n 3 months ago +1

      @Ilikecommenting my comment got over 100 likes. Your comment gets one dislike. Who is right?

    • Viktor Stagnetti
      Viktor Stagnetti 3 months ago +2

      @Ilikecommenting "Don't be a dweeb". Says the biggest mark in the comments.

  • Vikotnick
    Vikotnick 5 months ago +101

    Anyone who has not done grappling will not know the balance and energy conservation this man has. It looks effortless because he has a flow like no other.

    • NooDLES411911
      NooDLES411911 5 months ago +8

      I still wish he would transition into mma. He's huge, has unmatched BJJ skills, and can probably take a punch.

    • Vikotnick
      Vikotnick 5 months ago +4

      @NooDLES411911 It is certainly and option. I suspect he would do better than Bo Nickel. He is doing fine in grappling though and maybe doesn't want to be punched in the face. I'm with you though. It would be fun.

    • NooDLES411911
      NooDLES411911 5 months ago +4

      @Vikotnick I can't blame him I don't like being punched kicked elbowed or kneed either.

    • Vikotnick
      Vikotnick 5 months ago +2

      @NooDLES411911 I've unfortunately been punched and kicked. Not nice. I don't think I would like to go into an MMA fight. Takes a special person. I would also like to add that your comments have been the nicest I have had on Clip-Share so far. Great stuff.

    • Gregs Facts
      Gregs Facts 5 months ago +1

      ​@NooDLES411911 ya me Too. I Love If Elite bjj Fighters Show their Skill in mma.

  • Jeffrey Chandler
    Jeffrey Chandler 3 months ago +18

    I surprisingly haven't followed the professional grappling scene despite it being my favorite discipline within my life, and this was an absolute treat to watch. Reminded me of the old days when I used to grapple hard like that

  • Dan “The Freelance Gynecologist” Thomas

    Really well-done video, you managed to distract me from work for the entirety. Probably the best put together and narrated video I’ve seen in a while. I managed to learn a few new things despite knowing 95% of the info in the video, I was captivated and watched the entirety; again, thank you and very well done!

    • Sami H
      Sami H 3 months ago +1

      just same for me :D

  • Eric Byrne
    Eric Byrne Month ago +5

    What an athlete! Master of his craft.

  • ricky Byrds Body Work
    ricky Byrds Body Work 6 months ago +401

    For those that don't know its easy to break someone's leg pressure wise and the way Gordon puts pressure without breaking these guys legs on the knee bars is truly impressive, you can see where he can go deeper but chooses not to, some guys just extend and pop.

    • Johan Magos
      Johan Magos 5 months ago +43

      great control over aggressiveness

    • Huwhite Cavebeast
      Huwhite Cavebeast 5 months ago +92

      A lot of people are thoughtless a$$holes. Guys like Gordon Ryan and George St. Pierre are true sportsman, decent human beings and at the top level of skill.

    • Chrae.
      Chrae. 4 months ago +1

      Yeah he manges to control the strength from the roids super well

    • Moksee
      Moksee 4 months ago +2

      ​@Huwhite Cavebeast I really wouldn't call Ryan a decent human being

    IDGAF 6 months ago +40

    This guy have proved everything he gotta prove in grappling. It’s nuts to be that dominant in a single sport in an even heavier weight division than him

    • Rhett Gerner
      Rhett Gerner 5 months ago +5

      Proved that steroids help get an athletic advantage??

    • beebeep
      beebeep 5 months ago +29

      @Rhett Gerner ADCC does not have anti-doping rules. everyone has the same "advantage" from steroids cause they're all doping lol

  • Stefan Speno
    Stefan Speno 3 months ago +3

    Gordon’s desire and drive to be the best is amazing. I hope he figures out his stomach issues so he can keep doing his thing.

  • Cupid Stunt's. STC Media.
    Cupid Stunt's. STC Media. 5 months ago +35

    What a great sentiment to one of the greatest warriors. Loved it 👍

    • MARK Chapman
      MARK Chapman 3 months ago +1

      Not a warrior, just a great grappler

  • *Suzuki007*
    *Suzuki007* Month ago +1

    Esse ai vai entra pra historia, respeito 👌

  • skurfntx
    skurfntx 6 months ago +1826

    I didn't realize grappling events were this popular. That was a much larger crowd than I would have ever expected.

    • mr. christopher
      mr. christopher 6 months ago +130

      hes said the only reason he hasnt done mma is because he makes much more doing what he is now

    • cree stee
      cree stee 6 months ago +427

      Thata 100% BS. The truth is that his style is not mma friendly and they have anti doping protocols in mma

    • mr. christopher
      mr. christopher 6 months ago +71

      @cree stee i hear you but thats just it, are you going to choose something that pays less with more restrictions or something that pays more and has less?

    • John
      John 6 months ago +26

      @mr. christopher Gordon makes way more from bjj than he ever will in mma

    • Old Ironsides
      Old Ironsides 6 months ago +31

      cree stee
      Yeah man he could make low 6 figures a year and sign his name image and likeness away.
      While receiving brain damage.
      Usada? The org that does the special Olympics para Olympics fhe Olympics and ufc.
      ahhh. The gold standard.

  • Matthew Dutton
    Matthew Dutton 6 months ago +5

    Love this!! I look forward to another version of this for another athlete. Or even just an updated version in a couple years for Gordon!

  • Januario Apolinario
    Januario Apolinario 5 months ago +59

    Gordon Ryan is an example of someone who wasn’t born in golden cradle and made his way to the top! When you discover earlier in your life what you love, and find the right people to be with, and give your 100% that’s the recipe for success 🙌🏽

    • Joe
      Joe 4 months ago +21

      + steroids

    • marklower007
      marklower007 4 months ago +4

      Where is the advantage when they all take em?

    • Joe
      Joe 4 months ago +3

      @marklower007 never said they didn't all take them, but you're kidding yourself if you think you can compete without.

    • Christoffer Skoog
      Christoffer Skoog 4 months ago +1

      @Joe Yes, vs all the other juicers.
      Fair game imo

  • Scott Hudson
    Scott Hudson 6 months ago +547

    Really nice to hear someone narrate who can speak well, form articulate elegant sentences, and use technical terminology well. Very good job.

    • Pray without ceasing
      Pray without ceasing 6 months ago +1

      it's like a Behind the Music episode.

    • MX FILMS
      MX FILMS 5 months ago +4

      100%. So many times I can’t watch videos because the narrative has a bad voice or is just not a good narrator.

    • MX FILMS
      MX FILMS 5 months ago +1

      100%. So many times I can’t watch videos because the narrative has a bad voice or is just not a good narrator.

    • Luke with an N
      Luke with an N 5 months ago

      thought it was narrated by nick offerman at first :P

    • drout
      drout 5 months ago

      so, the average narrator is a caveman?

  • mick don
    mick don 4 months ago +3

    Its Actually Crazy How Great Gordon is 🤙

  • NoobJitsu
    NoobJitsu 6 months ago +795

    Awesome video recapping Gordon's achievements. The scrip and narration was on point as well. You guys definitely deserve a sub! As content creators ourselves, we feel inspired by this video. Looking forward to seeing what you guys have in store for us in the future!

    • Mr Meseeks
      Mr Meseeks 5 months ago

      Dude is the definition of 27 going 55 hahahah

  • Marco Cusson
    Marco Cusson 5 months ago +160

    That man is a gentleman. He goes so soft when he knows he's got it. A real class act.

    • Rhett Gerner
      Rhett Gerner 5 months ago +11

      Dudes on roids

    • EleosGames
      EleosGames 5 months ago +9

      Even with all the roids you could never reach that level

    • Tipsy
      Tipsy 5 months ago +5

      @EleosGames this is such a piss poor response. you are right, unlike this guy i wasnt tossed into martial arts as a teen. I will never catch up and be a world champ. That doesnt mean he didnt get his ankle foot snapped by another bjj artist who tested clean for peds. We may never be him, doesnt make him anything special.

  • Eric Challender
    Eric Challender 6 months ago +7

    Ryan has awesome tactics, exciting watching his climb great up load.

  • Connor
    Connor 9 days ago

    It’s amazing to me that he can go 45 minutes and some people in the ufc get tired after 3 minutes of grappling more often than not.

  • Beachbatman
    Beachbatman 5 months ago +5

    I haven't been actively fighting professionally for years now feel like been there done that seen it all and then I seen Mister Ryan literally has reinvigorated my love for martial arts

  • Mr. Razzle Dazzle
    Mr. Razzle Dazzle 5 months ago +2

    To be that much of a beast while battling H. Pylori says a lot. I suffer from H. Pylori and play in high level basketball leagues and tournaments and sometimes the nausea, vomiting, and coughing make it hard to do anything and it can strike at anytime. It can get real bad under intense cardio sometimes, so kudos to him

    • Lemontarts01
      Lemontarts01 3 months ago

      Plenty of fighters fight with stomach issues. Like ulcers during the fight. It affects one less than youd expect depending on severity and lifestyle can help manage

    ANIMALFRIES 6 months ago +6550

    I had no idea he was 27 years old lmfao. I thought he was some grizzly 40-50 year old veteran. LOL.

    • Parker Smith
      Parker Smith 6 months ago +1102

      Roids will do that sometimes

    • Andrew Taft
      Andrew Taft 6 months ago +439

      @Parker Smith hes open about it , as he says everyone in the sport uses them.

    • Allen Sastre
      Allen Sastre 6 months ago +230

      @Andrew Taft yh they're not banned, everyone uses and is open about them in this sport so its all good

    • Andrew Taft
      Andrew Taft 6 months ago +78

      @Allen Sastre fighting fire with fire.

  • darrington
    darrington 5 months ago +75

    He is a legend of our time and so young ....my hat goes off to him..

    • Rhett Gerner
      Rhett Gerner 5 months ago +11

      Not a legend dudes just nailing roids😎

    • Dior6s-
      Dior6s- 5 months ago

      Legend in a trash sport

    • Sebb khan
      Sebb khan 5 months ago +13

      @Rhett Gerner they all on roids( its legal ) so yeah a fucking legend

  • George Anthony
    George Anthony 6 months ago +72

    Respect everyone, fear no one!!! Spoken like a true champ!

  • Atlas531
    Atlas531 6 months ago +23

    Dude is like a surgeon. Precise, deliberate, and patient.

  • The Relaxed Guy
    The Relaxed Guy Month ago +7

    4:18 the nuances to how Gordon defends this arm bar is incredible. Watch it in 0.25x speed and note how Gordon uses his shins and forearms to shield his chest and stomach - preventing his opponent from getting his legs involved in the arm bar to create leverage. The opponent is unable to secure any points of attachment or control to Ryan aside from the arm itself, which is not sufficient to prevent the subsequent roll & escape.
    Forreal, watch it in 0.25x and pause liberally to take it in. It’s amazing… especially when you consider this was EARLYYY in Gordon’s career and the very beginning chapter of his development into the GOAT. Nowadays he has every single position, every single movement, every possible outcome from every possible angle… all down to a science.
    Gordon isn’t even really putting on an athletic performance when he competes anymore… he’s out studying people and out-nerding them with his understanding of physics and human body mechanics. Like he’s doing stuff and creating wedges and angles with hus body that his opponents don’t even understand, let alone know how to defeat it.
    Then on top of it, he obviously IS an athletic specimen… *and* he’s taking steroids. Put it all together and I’m not sure the laws of physics, nor our current modern understanding of the human body, allow this man to be defeated in a 1 vs 1 submission competition.

  • Samuel Workman
    Samuel Workman 5 months ago +2

    I think Danaher is the perfect guy for Gordan Ryan . Gordon would have had success without him but Danahers teachings in technique and his phylosophy on why attacks will work and getting gordon to totally buy in has taken Gordon to ultimate level . Appreciate it while you can we may never see his like again .

  • Cha Rey
    Cha Rey 2 months ago +1

    Gota respect so many aspects of his performances he made fluidity of movement next level

  • Briley L
    Briley L 6 months ago +122

    I love the coverage of his wins but more so his losses. It shows how hard he’s worked to improve his skill and come back to deal with opponents.

    • Janinge Kristensen
      Janinge Kristensen 6 months ago +6

      He is a cheater on steroids

    • R Tasi
      R Tasi 6 months ago +37

      @Janinge Kristensen how is he a cheater when the organizations he competes in allow it? make that make sense chief

    • commantros exetlos
      commantros exetlos 6 months ago +6

      Well said

    • Mr. Rudy
      Mr. Rudy 6 months ago +3

      Take a loss, take more juice... lmao 🤡

  • Le kinj
    Le kinj 5 months ago +2

    Pena didn't ask the promotion to post-pone the event, Gordon asked Pena if he wanted to and Pena refused.
    Also, for the match against Galvao, the rules were "no points before the 10min mark", which is why you can literally see Gordon look at the clock and once past 10minutes, he started scoring points, passing guards, taking the back etc, in less that 2 minutes he scored 12 points.

  • WrenchBoostBoi 89
    WrenchBoostBoi 89 6 months ago +3

    An inspiration to us all. Simply amazing

  • Markus S
    Markus S 3 months ago +2

    What a sportsman and u have never hear od him before. This sport doesn't get the recognition it deserves worldwide. I know, there are people that recognise, but this should be on the level of a boxing heavy weight title. Greetings from Berlin Germany

    • Ton Pac
      Ton Pac 3 months ago

      They would need to stop the drugs and it wouldn’t be nearly as interesting. Imagine the same fight with 50-100 pounds less and couldn’t go past a couple minutes fighting… look at any other major wrestling competition, it’s way less entertaining than guys on drugs submitting each other lol.

  • Paul Connolly
    Paul Connolly 5 months ago +130

    This guy could’ve broken a lot of elbows and knees, but was a gentleman.

    • Alexandro Hutt
      Alexandro Hutt 5 months ago +35

      Everyone in this sport will be in a position where they can snap limbs. Most of them don't do it on purpose, so they won't get a bad rep because then people will start doing the same to you, given the chance. It's simple jujutsu etiquette and nothing that deserves praise.

    • Samuel Workman
      Samuel Workman 5 months ago +2

      @Alexandro Hutt UH I remeber a guy not worth mentioning his name but he should have been banned from all events not just the UFC he was the worst I have ever seen . I undertstand using speed and intesity while competing but what was going on there was a bad person trying hurt people for the sake of hurting them . his name starts with a P and if you don't know who he is good for you he needs no recognition .

    • banmadabon
      banmadabon 5 months ago +4

      @Samuel Workman does the name finish with alhares?

    • Samuel Workman
      Samuel Workman 5 months ago +3

      @banmadabon Well you are giving that POS way to much recognition for my taste but yes .

  • GGG
    GGG 2 months ago

    Insane video! Very informative, I had no idea Gordon had so many losses. But my God is he good too!

    • Bourbon
      Bourbon 2 months ago

      u mean after using the roid or before?

  • wickedcaitsith
    wickedcaitsith 6 months ago +60

    I love that you guys cover so many different forms of combat sport, and bring top notch quality to all of them.

  • Rick Chandler
    Rick Chandler 6 months ago +6

    I'm impressed with your video of King Ryan! I'd love to know his whole story. Incredible 😊

  • Cary Rumley
    Cary Rumley 5 months ago +4

    It's truly insane. I'm always gonna wonder what he would have looked like if he put that same mind towards MMA.

    • AlexZander
      AlexZander 5 months ago +2

      It's a much different sport when you are getting wrestled and punched and kicked while attempting to bjj an opponent. In BJJ, he can just focus on that specifically. I would expect, if he can handle getting whacked in the head a bit, he could transition just fine to MMA. But he would have to learn how to deal with the Dagestan type grappling as well.
      ....Also, looks like Ryan is sporting some bulging veins. Probably using PEDs. Would probably test positive if fighting MMA. Not sure how strict bjj tournaments are with testing for PEDs.

    • Cary Rumley
      Cary Rumley 5 months ago +2

      @AlexZander That's not how good BJJ athletes would transition to MMA, which is why Gordon hasn't done it. Even Garry trying to do it the right way took several years.
      Not to mention Gordon possesses more than just BJJ, he does have the type of high level wrestling that can be used very effectively in MMA. Striking can absolutely be taught.

  • The Reconnaissance Cast

    How can this not be his peak??! I mean holy hell he is a BEAST

    • seek for Jannah
      seek for Jannah Month ago

      Gordon Ryan vs khabib would be fire

    • Lukas Spörl
      Lukas Spörl 20 days ago

      @seek for Jannah khabib fan here, but his style fits perfect for mma and not pure grappling. In a grappling match khabib would loose without any chance :)

  • ArizMo2015
    ArizMo2015 5 months ago +1

    Incredible. Loved it. Didn't know just grappling only contests existed. Wow.

    • GuerreroDeLaInfo
      GuerreroDeLaInfo 3 months ago

      Wow. In high school, those contests were called wrestling

  • HODL808crypto
    HODL808crypto 6 months ago +120

    Top-notch narration, great editing…love how you highlighted “limbs” being attacked…just became a subscriber and can’t wait to check out the rest of the playlist…keep up the great work fellas

  • Androth Satyr
    Androth Satyr 6 months ago +53

    He is arrogant, he is obnoxious, he is cocky, but he backs it all up, no one - regardless of how big of a fan, or a hater you are, can say Gordon is all talk and no skill. Truly the most dominant no-gi grappler by far.
    Great video guys, earned a sub! Check out other grapplers as well, it'll be great to see something for Craig Jones.

    • Wylee elPuppo
      Wylee elPuppo 6 months ago +2

      He juices.

    • Richie
      Richie 6 months ago +26

      @Wylee elPuppo didn’t realize juicing gave you grappling skills.

    • T K
      T K 6 months ago +3

      Put him up against Jon jones

    • Zachary England
      Zachary England 6 months ago +1

      @Richie makes you stronger and faster doesn't it?

    • m birdmann
      m birdmann 5 months ago +3

      @Richie you don't know what juicing does to your stamina your muscle endurance.
      Let alone the explosiveness and strength.
      Do just a tad bit of research child.

  • dennis horst
    dennis horst 5 months ago +1

    This is not sport ..... This is magic

  • Patrick Murray
    Patrick Murray 23 days ago

    Wow, what an incredible athlete... I'd never heard of this man until the youtube algorithm suggested to me. Thanks Clip-Share.

  • Miss Morena
    Miss Morena 5 months ago +3

    He is amazing! Overcoming every obstacle. I just started grappling, I've been into boxing since a child.

    • RyanAttack872
      RyanAttack872 5 months ago

      You will give up on BJJ within 6mo-1yr at the most

    • steve ferry
      steve ferry 5 months ago +2

      @RyanAttack872 BJJ looks very hard to learn to me, but what makes you say they will give up on it ?

    • RyanAttack872
      RyanAttack872 5 months ago +3

      @steve ferry Just based on my experience. Probably 10% or less sticks with it for a year

  • Howard Cox
    Howard Cox 3 months ago +10

    This kid is absolutely fantastic,big props to his parents

  • Jesus Prieto
    Jesus Prieto 6 months ago +353

    You should cover more athletes that deserve attention from other martial arts and combat sports ! I love this video gets me much more into the sport

    • Ninja Dildo Show
      Ninja Dildo Show 6 months ago +1

      "Deserve" is a subjective word.

    • Al Tg
      Al Tg 6 months ago +10

      @Ninja Dildo Show In Gordon Ryan's case everybody sees he deserves it unless they are blind. Subjective yes. However, overwhelmingly 99.9% subjectively see he deserves it.

    • Astrix321
      Astrix321 6 months ago +4

      demetrious johnson next yes pls!!

    • Mo Kadada
      Mo Kadada 6 months ago

      you should make him an offer then

  • Preps ss
    Preps ss 3 months ago

    This is an incredible mini documentary about a legend. Congratulations.

  • SGT Mike
    SGT Mike 5 months ago +2

    Amazing show!! Never heard of the guy. I’m glad I have now lol. What a life story!!
    Something else I REALLY liked about the show, is how you highlighted the moves, so dummies like me can understand haha! True though. Thanks!

  • nēdăCFilms’ Muscle Car Time Machine

    Gordon Ryan is a once in a generation superstar 🤩

    • Matt
      Matt 5 months ago +1

      thanks to the roids

    • nēdăCFilms’ Muscle Car Time Machine
      nēdăCFilms’ Muscle Car Time Machine 5 months ago

      @Matt I’m sure 85% of his competition as well.

    • Matt
      Matt 5 months ago

      @nēdăCFilms’ Muscle Car Time Machine then that means it's a joke of an organization can't clean out cheaters

    • nēdăCFilms’ Muscle Car Time Machine
      nēdăCFilms’ Muscle Car Time Machine 5 months ago +1

      @Matt that’s been an ongoing battle with all athletics. Hell even a bicyclist was stripped of multiple titles lol. Regardless, they dude is a submission machine. They guy is always two moves ahead.

  • Matt Burosh
    Matt Burosh 3 months ago

    I couldn't even imagine grappling for 4.5 minutes at Ryan's pace, let alone 40-damn-5 minutes, holy shit!

  • Conure heaven
    Conure heaven  6 months ago +4

    I have not watched combat sports in awhile but I never heard of this dude but his style fascinates me

  • Papoo Mac
    Papoo Mac 3 months ago

    I swear, this is the best sport!
    Aggressive, physical, technical, and non-violent...mostly.
    And great sportsmanship!!!

  • Jesse V
    Jesse V 6 months ago +228

    This was really well done. A very enjoyable watch!

    • Rivvar
      Rivvar 6 months ago +2

      last two three minutes was off on audio / video. Seems like a big miss for such a good production. Content was awesome nevertheless

    • do oby
      do oby 6 months ago

      @Rivvar that wasn't happening to me. Maybe youtube issues?

    • T K
      T K 6 months ago

      Put him up against Jon jones

    • NeonIce
      NeonIce 6 months ago

      @T K completly different sports lmao , jones was a very good wrestler but would get dominated in a bjj fight , mma jones has a higher chance of winning

  • adirondacklivn
    adirondacklivn 5 months ago +1

    This is sick bro you should do a series of mma guys that we dont hear much about but are very skilled ,your narrating is amazing,i usually i dont like narrated videos but yours is perfectly done...bravo sir id be very proud of this video 👏👏👏👏👏👏🤙

  • James R
    James R 5 months ago +1

    Although highly skilled, Ryan falls into the sad truth of all high-level performance athletes. There is a reason why competitive grappling has little to no sanction on drug testing. You take a guy who is already immensely skilled, and then throw in some Test, GH, and EPO, then you have an unstoppable man.

  • blueeyedbull67
    blueeyedbull67 4 months ago +1

    Excellent documentary, thoroughly enjoyed your commentary as well. Ryan is the GOAT but Musumeci is my personal favourite.

  • Tony Reidsma
    Tony Reidsma 6 months ago

    Very good job telling the story… the voiceover, B roll, sound design… everything. Well done!

  • Winner365
    Winner365 4 months ago +2

    Wow very impressive and by far the best grappler ever. Ryan is always 1 or more steps ahead.

    • J R
      J R 3 months ago

      Lost to Danis started taking roids.

    • Angry !
      Angry ! 2 months ago

      Have you ever heard of Damian Maia?

  • Klockwerked
    Klockwerked 6 months ago +124

    You deserve so many more subs than you have bro! The quality of the content is outstanding! Thanks for all you do.

  • Barbaros
    Barbaros 5 months ago

    One of the best athletes specific to a sport. Different specimen.

  • K1LLERsm0ke
    K1LLERsm0ke 5 months ago +9

    He’s obviously supremely talented at grappling and submissions. But it stinks we haven’t been able to see him in a MMA fight and probably won’t. But I had serious stomach issues as well and I truly feel for the guy. It’s a problem that persists throughout your life and there are times that I’ll get bad stomach issues out of nowhere. Even when taking care of yourself, abstaining from drinking, eating the right foods, taking vitamins and supplements! You can live the healthiest lifestyle but if you have this problem non of that will help.
    If he does find a solution or something that helps, PLEASE let the rest of us know!

    • Alex Stone
      Alex Stone 4 months ago +1

      For real. I'm doing everything seemingly right then boom, a week of stomach pain out of nowhere. Still looking for an explanation.

    • Mads Fredrik Lohne
      Mads Fredrik Lohne 3 months ago

      Can you describe some please? Pain'?

    • Timothy Alexy
      Timothy Alexy 2 months ago +1

      How do they test for it?

    • Mads Fredrik Lohne
      Mads Fredrik Lohne 2 months ago

      @Timothy Alexy They do bloodwork at hospital. Checking patologic micro-organism,staff,coli's and other bacterias, virus,fungus,protozo'es m.m.

  • wolf grand
    wolf grand 5 months ago +1

    a beautiful sport for gentlemen. clean technique , something amazing !! 🔥💪💪

  • The Dominion Enterprise

    I was thinking of getting into jiujitsu but I was hesitant because I felt like I was too old. Then I saw this grizzled, white haired old man absolutely dominating. He was at the top of his game and he was old enough to be my dad. I thought, if this old dude can do it, so can i.
    My inspiration was short lived 😂😂

    • Twinkletoes-SE
      Twinkletoes-SE Month ago +1

      You should start anyways! I get people in my YT recommendations all the time that are 50 year old white belts. I think BJJ is awesome in that way that you can start late in life if you want to

  • Tad Scott
    Tad Scott 6 months ago +31

    Gordon Ryan is a beast! Loved watching this and seeing his evolution

  • Captian Insano
    Captian Insano 5 months ago

    Dang it, I have been using this man as a symbol that age can't stop you. I have been telling my son to look at this tremendous grandfather with white hair who destroys his competition. No way he is 27.

  • PowerScissor
    PowerScissor 6 months ago +5

    He isn't scared of anything but a drug test.
    I respect John Danaher, and hopefully he's making enough money from his squad of juice-heads to cover the shame he must feel about them.
    Sends a great message to the kids in BJJ. You want to be like the "KING" you need to be fully blasted on gear in your 20's.
    Hopefully he makes enough money to stay on gear for life, or at the minimum health insurance to cover the doctor and pharmacy to be healthy for the next 50 years that he might live.
    I've watched many amateur athletes hit the gear hard for their 20's...and let me tell you there are consequences when you get older. If you make a bunch of money from it great...if not, expect a rough ride later in life. Not always...but I've seen it happen enough to be cautious kids.

    • Dvitus ⟭⟬
      Dvitus ⟭⟬ 2 months ago

      everyone is doping in grappling lmao there are no rules against it. Look at Galvao lmao

  • Kristoffer Karlsson
    Kristoffer Karlsson 3 months ago

    Why is this guy not in UFC, with some boxing and training he will be killing it

  • Dexter Haven
    Dexter Haven 6 months ago +2

    He's so smooth with his holds and finishes too.

  • POO
    POO 2 hours ago

    Dude is so great, the only thing his haters can do is say he looks older than he actually is 😂

  • gutsandcasc
    gutsandcasc 6 months ago +14

    I've never heard of this man until now and he is truthfully a frightening person.

  • Aaron Martin
    Aaron Martin 5 months ago +3

    Jiu Jitsu and Judo are beautiful arts. Amazing. I could watch them for hours.

  • N S
    N S 6 months ago +1

    I don't know how to respect a sport that overlooks PEDs. Just look at the guy. The transformation is literally otherworldly. If he ever comes to MMA, I wonder if he can still perform at that level given USADA rules.

  • Maximo
    Maximo 4 months ago

    dang, never seen someone at his older age still dominating

  • Colin Leech
    Colin Leech 6 months ago +1

    Great doc. Big UFC fan, but don’t really follow these bjj tournaments, so this was an interesting peak into that world, and his achievements. Thx!

  • Rocgrave
    Rocgrave 4 months ago

    Never thought grapple sports where so huge. Thank for the killer video.

  • Adam Spivey
    Adam Spivey 6 months ago +18

    Very well done. I genuinely enjoyed watching!

  • Colton Cave
    Colton Cave 6 months ago +3

    My best friend growing up in school who did that exact same move/slap. The one that cyborg did at 15:25 and got disqualified for. But anytime we had a wresting meet or tournament literally every time he would try to snatch the head he would just smack the shit out of them lmao. And let me tell you it did indeed work I think he lost just 1 time in a year haha.
    Edit- I stopped to make the original comment above before watching the rest of the video. So I’m watching and then I see he had a match with Jacob couch. Funny story the buddy I’m talking about is best friends with Jacob couch and trains with him at daisy fresh his name is Michael Pixley if you want to check him out!

  • Mr Foxydoodles
    Mr Foxydoodles 5 months ago

    this is interesting, ive never really looked into this type of competitions, which seems to be way more technical and what appears a war of masters. taking out striking from what i see makes you have to focus totally on technique and i see it here. perhaps ill look at others than just UFC which is mainly all i watch that and ballator, but now gonna look into this.

    JACK HORNET 3 months ago

    Gordan Ramsey is really the G.O.A.T

  • Dustin Mullinax
    Dustin Mullinax 6 months ago +5

    We need this man in the UFC right now 💯

    • oko
      oko 6 months ago +7

      He rather be a big fish in a small pond. Dude has 0 striking and 0 wrestling

    • Bacnow
      Bacnow 5 months ago

      You know he’s juiced to the gills, right? If he advanced into the UFC without roids and with no striking or kicking defense or ability, he’d be absolutely destroyed! It wouldn’t even be close!

  • Clinton Neuhaus
    Clinton Neuhaus 4 months ago

    That was a very well made video. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • Procastinatestoomuch
    Procastinatestoomuch 6 months ago +18

    This is a great resume for GR. I watched so much GR recently, but I never knew his history quite like this. Thank you! 😊

  • Jorge São Jorge
    Jorge São Jorge 5 months ago

    Excelente video! Parabéns!

  • The life of Brandon
    The life of Brandon 3 months ago

    Dude is a beast!! Respect

  • Marlin
    Marlin 3 months ago

    Jujitsu keeps you young Gordon doesn’t look a day over 45 years old. He’s living proof.

  • Austin Alapai
    Austin Alapai 5 months ago

    The world would've been delighted to see Rixon in his prime with about 500 victories no blemishes verses the king of grappling n the best jiu jitsu practitioner in the world aka Gordon Ryan 👑

  • Grant TD
    Grant TD 6 months ago +15

    This was so well made and an incredibly enjoyable watch!

  • Kurtis Price
    Kurtis Price 6 months ago +1

    That's Mind Blowing!!! The Kid's Gonna Throw The World over His Knee!!!!! Go Get It Brother!!!

  • ClayMac
    ClayMac 5 months ago

    You’ve gotta respect his game on the mat at least. He always goes above and beyond to be respectful and not injure people.

  • Rebelinparadise 71
    Rebelinparadise 71 3 months ago

    Wow! I am 52 and feel like I am lazy. haha. Inspirational indeed. :) A good role model for those young and young at heart.

  • Eugene Standingbear
    Eugene Standingbear 5 months ago

    Excellent presentation, thank you. I enjoyed it very much.

  • Elmo Blatch
    Elmo Blatch 4 months ago

    It's impossible to say he has not reached his peak. You don't know that.

  • Momir Sormz
    Momir Sormz 5 months ago +4

    This man is a true Warrior...