Countdown to 100 shows: 10 Top Shows By Listeners

We’ve just posted our 99th podcast episode, a terrific show with D’Juan “Dirty South” Owens. For our 100th show, we have something very special planned — an interview with the legendary Ricardo de la Riva, alongside his fourth degree black belt, Vicente Junior.

As a five-day countdown to our hundredth show, we’re going to be posting two blog items a day until Friday, culminating in two big giveaways, one big announcement, and finally our 100th show. Stick around for the top two announcements for sure — I think you’ll be as excited as we are. But here’s the schedule for the blog posts:

10 Top Shows By Listeners
9 Great Quotes From Show Guests

For the best in fight gear, visit Cageside & Toro BJJ.

8 Of Jeff’s Favorite Moments From the Show
7 Most-Viewed Videos

6 Best Show-Related Pictures
5 Pieces of Advice From Guests

4 Most Popular Blog Posts
3 Hosts Pick Their 3 Favorite Episodes

2 Big Giveaways

1 Major Announcement

100th Show!


10. Toro Cup 7: Ethan Crelinsten, Junny Ocasio, Nicky Ryan, and many more
The biggest Toro Cup yet featured elite level international competitors and the best of our local scene!

9. RefugeeJitsu in Charlotte
Jiujitsu is for everyone — and a Charlotte brown belt is bringing it to refugees.

8. Marc Baquerizo, the 5th American black belt
Old school stories from Joe Moreira’s first American black belt and one of the earliest Americans training.

7. Dominyka Obelenyte
The best in the world in womens’ sport jiujitsu talks to us about many and varied matters in an outdoor podcast.

6. World BJJ Championships, with Rickson Gracie
Never been to the worlds? We try to give you a sense of what it’s like — with an interview appearance by the best ever.

5. Pedro Sauer and Murilo Bustamante
Not one, but TWO legends, join us.

4. The Yoga and Jiujitsu Show
We talk to jiujitsu practitioners who teach yoga, new jiujitsu people who are veteran yogis, and the Yoga For BJJ guys.

3. D’Juan Owens & Cody Maltais at Elevate MMA
One of the first events at Elevate MMA was a benefit for the Hip Hop Chess Federation. We talk to the guys behind it.

2. Tony Casarez
The Alliance black belt talks to us about jiujitsu in NC and Texas, self defense, teaching and more!


And our most popular show so far …

Garry Tonon
This guy has boss facial hair, and we hear his jiujitsu is all right, too.