“Tex” Johnson is a Black Belt pan Ams Champion, a NY Open Champion, A Kakuto Submission Challenge Heavyweight Champion and a veteran of EBI. He also holds the fastest submission record in Bellator. He talks about the leg lock wave, why he loves the gi, PED’s in BJJ and training at Team Unity in NYC. Click “read more” for show notes! 

Show Notes:

  • Origins
  • Where his nickname came from
  • Why he loves the gi
  • The leg lock wave
  • Taking advantage of the rules
  • PED’s in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Training at Alliance HQ
  • Training at Unity BJJ in NYC
  • Living in NYC
  • His plans to open an academy in the future
  • Gym loyalty
  • His MMA career
  • Fighting for Bellator
  • Training with Paulo Miyao
  • How you train 24 hours a day
  • Strength & Conditioning for Jiu-Jitsu
  • Area of his game that he is trying to improve
  • Humanizing superstar opponents
  • Using a proper dose of aggression in competition
  • His goals for 2017