Tonight one of the most exciting fights of the year is taking place at UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz.
Everyone is familiar with these two legends in regard to their MMA careers. Not everyone knows that both of these men are Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts.
(Anderson Silva and the Nogueira Brothers)
Their complete lineages are as follows:
Anderson Silva < Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira < Ricardo De la Riva < Carlson Gracie < Carlos Gracie < Mitsuyo Maeda
Nick Diaz < Cesar Gracie < Robson Gracie < Carlos Gracie Sr. < Mitsuyo Maeda
Hopefully this means that we will get to see some high level grappling action in tonight’s five-rounder. Thoughts?