He also competed at the IBJJF Nogi Worlds in California, again taking gold in both his weight class and the absolute division. Ryan’s submission victories against Josh Barnett and Marcos Souza saw Team Alpha Male advance to the Finals. Gracie retired from major grappling tournaments in 2010 to focus full-time on his MMA career, but years later, he came back to the mats to submit multiple-time world champions Rodrigo Comprido and Marcus Buchecha. In the end, his record as a black belt shows 76 wins and only seven defeats, having avenged every single one of those losses. Ryan, who also teased a move to MMA in the past, won 97 of 103 matches in eight years, currently riding a 53-match winning streak since 2018.
Gordon also started visiting the Renzo Gracie Academy in New York to train under Garry’s instructor, John Danaher. His visits with John further elevated his game and were the primary catalyst to his success in the submission-only circuit and now ADCC. Months after taking his first steps in the sport, as a four stripe white belt, Gordon met Gary Tonon.
Many fans remember the EBI fondly because many of today’s no-gi stars got their first major exposure in this event. Gordon Ryan is an American BJJ practitioner and black belt under Garry Tonon. He was born on July 8, 1995, in Monroe, New Jersey, United States.
This write up has inspired me, and I hope to go undefeated from here on. I would consider it a win if I could make the ADCC trials and compete in ADCC. He says that the best way to manage competition anxiety is to compete as much as possible. When he began training, he competed a few times a month to get over his nerves.
Still hard work or no much of the community remains convinced this type of a transformation wasn’t all natural as evidenced by much of the discussions on all bjj forums live today. Ryan is also the older brother of Nicky Ryan, another successful submission grappler. Net Worth$5 MillionSalaryUnder ReviewSource of IncomeMartial ArtistCarsNot AvailableHouseLiving in own house.He began practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at age 15. He trained at the Brunswick, New Jersey Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy. Designed For All Levels – Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced fighter, this course will change your game. Note that, like all of us, Gordon has experienced various setbacks in his career.
Only one major organization is doing regularly tests on the athletes. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Gordon Ryan is one of the best grapplers of all time. In this picture, he’s sporting bear pooping in the woods meme a rashguard and shorts by Future Kimonos. For the day of competition, Gordon prioritizes getting a good night’s sleep. And right when he wakes up, he posts on social media that he is going to win.
He began competing and won the IBJJF Nogi World Championship at Brown Belt. Roger Gracie is not the most victorious ADCC competitors counted by number of medals, sitting behind Galvao, Ryan and the likes of Marcelo Garcia, Mark Kerr and Ricardo Arona. But the way he dominated his opponents with relative ease makes him one of there most celebrated grapplers ever. Gordon and the rest of the younger generation are poised to elevate our sport to greater heights. We are slowly seeing Jiu-Jitsu become mainstream, and we are incredibly excited for what the future holds.