#363 – B-Team Jiu Jitsu: Craig Jones, Nicky Rod, and Nicky Ryan

Craig Jones, Nicky Rod and Nicky Ryan, together with Ethan Crelinsten are founders of the B-Team, a legendary jiu jitsu team based in Austin, TX. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(06:21) – B-Team
(11:57) – Winning and losing
(19:43) – Danaher Death Squad (DDS)
(37:13) – Nicky Rod vs Gordon Ryan
(53:47) – Steroids
(1:08:31) – White belts
(1:16:40) – Alexander Volkanovski vs Islam Makhachev
(1:36:15) – Greatest MMA fighter of all time
(1:38:43) – Dagestani fighters
(1:40:00) – Conor McGregor
(1:42:39) – Strength training and injuries
(1:55:03) – Pre-match ritual
(2:01:34) – Toughest match
(2:05:25) – Positional training
(2:11:59) – Perfect training week
(2:14:49) – Overtraining
(2:17:08) – Advice for beginners
(2:25:17) – Takedowns and submissions
(2:30:55) – Ego
(2:35:24) – Lion vs bear
(2:40:15) – Street fights
(2:42:17) – Money and friendship