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Team Lloyd Irvin’s Sodiq Yusuff’s Harlem Shake KO Pro Debut

On April 16, 2016, Sodiq Yusuff made his MMA Debut defending his team and his team mates honor.  Recently, the fighters from Mikido had requested to fight Team Lloyd Irvin two times.  In the AM ranks, Mikido requested one of their fighters Tyson to fight 18 year old Dean Smikle, TLI accepted the fight.  Tyson […]

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Jon Delbrugee REFUSES To Be Baptized And Baptizes Micah Terrill. When Trash Talk Goes Wrong

Saturday night, April 16, 2016  Jon Delbrugee was supposed to be Baptized by Micah Terril. Jon refused, decided that he would do the Baptizing and Baptized Micah in front of a sea full of Micah supporters wearing shirts with  “Got Beef?” on the front and with something regarding Baptizing on the back of the shirt. […]


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Introducing Karate classes for kids

The emphasis at the Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC martial arts schools and clubs is on teaching karate in a fun and safe environment.  This is true across the board, for both adults and kids.  Understanding the need for strict supervision the experienced instructors have trained for many years in the art, and in how […]

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Vannessa Griffin, Crazy 88 Purple Belt, get the official first round victory via submission at the 2016 World Championships.

Crazy 88 Competitors Add Three World Medals to the Collection

Seven competitors from Crazy 88 Mixed Martial Arts, Baltimore’s finest martial arts gym, flew from the east to the west coast to compete in the 2016 World Championships. They flew out bright and early Monday, June 1st in order to get a day of rest before the tournament began the following day. Out of the […]

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Lloyd Irvin Brown Belt Sijara Eubanks Takes Gold at 2013 Pan Ams

Sijara Eubanks, took home her 4th Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championship title, winning the open weight division over Janni Larrson [CheckMat BJJ] in a closely contested finals match. Sijara had lost to Janni Larrson early that day in the finals of the Brown belt Female Medium-Heavy division with the score 0-2. The silver medal, though […]

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The Next World Champion (Episode 1)

It’s finally here! People have been waiting on this episode to drop, so here it is. This show takes you behind the scenes of one of the world’s most dominant BJJ and MMA Teams. You’ll see what goes on at the “Jungle” and how hot these mats get at Team Lloyd Irvin’s headquarters. Take a […]

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Introducing Karate classes for kids

The emphasis at the Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC martial arts schools and clubs is on teaching karate in a fun and safe environment.  This is true across the board, for both adults and kids.  Understanding the need for strict supervision the experienced instructors have trained for many years in the art, and in how […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Competition

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can be practiced for self defense or in competition. As a competitive sport it offers the chance to learn discipline and physical fitness. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu teaches that a smaller fighter can overpower a larger, stronger one. It instructs the student in a series of ground fighting techniques, joint locks, submission holds […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Beginners

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a form of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training and many people residing in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia have shown inclination towards this form of combat with a view to learning it. Although, having a prior background in any form of martial arts proves to be an advantage, the Brazilian […]

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Your Very Own Karate Kid

In today’s era of television and popular culture, it is not very surprising to watch children imitate their favorite cartoons in behavior and language often without realizing the true meaning and implication. It is therefore small wonder that people complain about their child being over aggressive, foul mouthed and disrespecting because children, being quick learners, […]

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Advantages of learning Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a term used for combat sport which is a combination of various traditional and non traditional techniques of fighting like striking and grappling and can also be described as a synonym for hybrid martial arts. Since it encompasses almost all types of martial arts such as wrestling, Thai boxing, Jiu […]

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Joining this Mixed Martial Arts community will help you reach your training goals

Joining this Mixed Martial Arts community will help you reach your training goals and will enable you to learn more and more about your chosen sport. You’ll find like-minded people at our mixed martial arts training academy that can help you grow and develop as a mixed martial artist. If you’re in Washington, DC, Virginia, […]

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Getting Kids Active with Karate

If you organize a school group, or are involved in a youth scheme in the Maryland, Virginia or Washington area, it’s always a challenge to think of new ideas and exciting activities for the kids to get involved with.  If this sounds like you, or someone you know, it’s worth considering the idea of starting […]

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Mixed Martial Arts – A Great New Idea for Women

Sometimes, all it takes is tweaking an old idea to instantly create an exciting new idea. This is what is happening all over the Washington, DC area. Women are looking at their old forms of exercise and looking to make a small change that will have a big impact on their lives. Women throughout Virginia […]

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How Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Helps Women And Girls Build Confidence

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a great martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. Like judo, the principle behind this art is that, a smaller and weaker person can also defend himself against bigger and stronger assailants. This is the result of using leverage and proper technique when applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat […]

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Can Mixed Martial Arts Lessons for Kids be Beneficial for ADD and ADHD?

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a growing problem within the US.  Continuing research into the issue suggests that as many as 8% of children from the ages of 5 through 18 could be affected. Of these, a significant number have their problems kept in check by quite debilitating medication which […]

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