Eddie Bravo

  • “The King” is Crowned and Slaps Are Given for a Twisted Finale

    The Eddie Bravo Invitational returned last weekend at Florentine Gardens in El Monte CA with its 11th installment in a brand new venue, a brand new concept and a very familiar champion.  Danaher Death Squad (DDS) member Gordon “The King” Ryan returned to what many consider his natural weight of...
  • EBI Combat Jiu-Jitsu Coming in 2017 Featuring Open Palm Strikes to the Head

    Eddie Bravo made an announcement this Wednesday that is already sending shock waves throughout the Jiu-Jitsu community. The man behind the fan-favorite Eddie Bravo Invitational series posted on Instagram that a new kind of event will be launched in 2017. It will include open palm strikes to the head when the...
  • EBI 8: Gordon Ryan confirms favoritism to win middleweight belt

    Gordon Ryan remains unstoppable on the mats of the Eddie Bravo Invitational. After winning the open class division in April, the prodigy black belt under John Danaher went back to the Orpheum Theatre, in downtown Los Angeles, this Sunday, at EBI 8. This time he was after the belt...
  • Check out an exclusive photo gallery with the best of the action at EBI 7

    The Eddie Bravo Invitational was an evening of non-stop thrills for the crowd at the Orpheum Theatre and also for the viewers at home. Our newsteam was in site and brings you some of the best images of an awesome sequence of matches. Get thrilled once again with the...
  • EBI 7: Cummings submits all to retain featherweight belt

    The king kept his crown with four submissions in four matches this Saturday evening, in Los Angeles, Califórnia. In a packed Orpheum Theatre, Eddie “Wolverine” Cummings (Renzo Gracie NY) proved he is a step (maybe two steps) ahead of the competition and retained his featherweight belt at the Eddie...
  • The Best Show in Town: Eddie Bravo Invitational 4

    The Eddie Bravo Invitational was held this past weekend at The Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. It attracted grappling fans to behold the 4th reincarnation of Eddie Bravo’s grappling imagination. This is the first EBI I attended in person. The live experience at the theater is amazing. It’s not...
  • Eddie Bravo’s Electric Chair: Electric Chair Submission

    Electric Chair Submission Once Eddie has Calvin in the electric chair, his first option is to check his flexibility. Often this will result in a finish. 1. Starting from the Electric Chair, Eddie gets up on his left elbow and moves back as far away as possible from Calvin....
  • Eddie Bravo Getting To Electric Chair

      Getting to Electric Chair From Electric Underhooks, Eddie wants to move quickly he’s either going to Dog Fight (take the back) or go for the Electric Chair. Where to go depends on what his opponent is defending. Whatever he defends, Eddie goes with the opposite. 1. So, Calvin...
  • Eddie Bravo’s Whip Down

      The Whip Down The Whip Down is Eddie’s move to get from traditional half-guard to the Electric Chair sweep or finish. There are other ways to get to the Electric Chair, but this is Eddie’s best percentage option. 1. Eddie starts with Calvin in his half guard; Calvin’s...