Jiu Jitsu is undoubtedly a sport of practical self defense that will whip you into shape. But as with any sport, the times it really shines is in the heat of competition. When athletes are skilled, and the stakes are high, even the best are pushed to the limit of what they think they can do. So without further adieu, here is our list of the 3 greatest Jiu Jitsu matches of all time:
#3 ADCC 2011 Andre Galvao vs Rousimar Palhares
Rousimar " Toquinho " Palhares known for his brutal leg locks, and his unwillingness to tap under submissions became known as one of the most feared grapplers of his time. When put up against the elite Andre Galvao, nothing but awesome Jiu Jitsu can happen.
For Beginners: Skip to 2:45 in the video. That's when the action really starts to heat up!
#2 Marcelo Garcia vs Kron Gracie ADCC 2009
Kron, known for his explosive and exciting tactics, Garcia regarded as one of the greatest grapplers of all time. What's not to love? Enjoy this action packed match.
#1 Almeida vs Rodolfo Vieira 2012 Worlds Absolute
Two of the top grapplers clash in a maginificent showdown in the finals. Plenty of action from the top and the bottom. Enjoy!