Sunday, February 7, 2010
Ricardo De la Riva Week
This week we will be taking a look at Ricardo De la Riva. De la Riva was a student of the late Carlson Gracie. He started his training when he was fifteen years old. Within six years De la Riva received his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt from Carlson Gracie. De la Riva is famous for what is known as the "De la Riva guard". This week we will be taking a look at some of his techniques. One is most well known students is Antonio Rodrigo Minotauro Nogeira, who received his BJJ black belt from De la Riva. Nogeira will be taking on Cain Velasquez at UFC 110.