Tyler Bishop joins the show to talk about old school MMA events, challenge matches, learning from Royler Gracie and learning online effectively. He also talks about his commentary career and the best advice he’s received in Jiu-Jitsu. Click “read more” for show notes! 


  • Origins
  • How BJJ led him to try MMA
  • Crazy MMA venues and events
  • His epic challenge match
  • Moving from Missouri to San Diego
  • The misconception that less populated states don’t have good Jiu-Jitsu
  • Meeting Royler Gracie
  • His game
  • His career outside Jiu-Jitsu
  • How having an analytical mind has helped him in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Statistical studies in Jiu-Jitsu
  • Learning online effectively
  • The best advice he’s received in Jiu-Jitsu
  • His promotion to black belt
  • Why he’s not interested in opening his own academy
  • Commentating Jiu-Jitsu events
  • His goals in Jiu-Jitsu