Matheus Nicolau joins the show to talk about going from soccer to BJJ to MMA. He also discusses ego, plateaus and why he still trains in the gi as an MMA fighter. He also provides excellent technical advice for smaller practitioners!

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SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins
  • Finding Jiu-Jitsu
  • Dedicating his life to MMA
  • Pride FC and Japanese MMA fans
  • Honor
  • How BJJ helped him with soccer
  • Getting through plateaus and managing ego
  • Why he still trains in the gi as a pro MMA fighter
  • Advice for smaller practitioners
  • Developing speed
  • Japanese Necktie
  • The Pummel
  • The UFC’s decision to dissolve the Flyweight division
  • Life after fighting
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