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L.P.Byrne

  • joined Sep 14, 2012
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Rio Times MMA Article

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Here's a small piece I wrote for the Rio Times concerning coming to Brazil in order to train some MMA. It's written with a slightly more main stream audience in mind, however those of you mulling a trip to Rio to pick up some mma might find a few useful bits of information contained within.

Mac Danzig's Photos on 1x.com

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For those who aren't aware, 1x.com is one of the best photography websites, quite probably the best for landscape, architecture and photos that involve some sort of post processing. Each photo uploaded is vetted by pros who really know their and who apply stringent criteria. it's very hard to get a photos on there so it's good to see that Mac Danzig has managed to do so on multiple occasions. A few of the photos can also be seen on facebook here

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Writing out of Curitiba, Brazil: One Month In.

It's not the easiest thing going from a period of intense beach based relaxation to one of (relatively) strenuous training. There's a line in the movie Napoleon Dynamite whereby the titular...

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Rickson Gracie to start new MMA event with different rule set.

Tatame reported five days ago that Rickson Gracie is starting his own MMA event series in Rio de Janeiro next month. The event, entitled ‘Mestre do Combate' or ‘Master of Combat' will have a number...

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Writing out of Curitiba, Brazil: The Muay Thai and MMA show.

The Cage (via LPByrne) I'm surrounded by the smell of tiger balm and vast humans who look at me as if they're trying to decide whether squashing or throwing me would be the best course of...

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Notes from Brazil: The Nogueira's anthem and Aldo's recovery.

Team Nogueira has released a video and anthem celebrating the presence of seven of their fighters in the upcoming UFC Rio III event, the Brazilian website Portal do Vale Tudo reported today.The...

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Writing out of Curitiba, Brazil: The Parana State Jiu Jitsu tournament.

I recently attended Parana state's Jiu Jitsu tournament. If any of you read my previous post you'll no doubt be able to quickly and accurately surmise that I was not competing. I went instead as a...

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Writing out of Curitiba, Brazil: The Muay Thai class.

I'm quite sceptical about most proverbs. Take for example, 'it's like riding a bike'. This supposes that one never forgets how to ride a bike. It is used in reference to another activity, implying...

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Writing out of Curitiba, Brazil: First BJJ class at Chute Boxe.

'Why am I doing this?' I think to myself.'Vamos' he says. 'Let's go'. It's my second day at Chute Boxe in Curitiba, Brazil, and my first Jiu Jitsu class for quite some time. Years in fact. I try to...

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