604038_10102836477158955_1035360643_n

T.P. Grant

  • joined Jul 21, 2010
  • last login Apr 18, 2014
  • posts 514
  • comments 8894

T.P. is a staff writer for Bloody Elbow and a voter for the official UFC.com rankings. T.P. grew up in the midwest and was an athlete at The Ohio State University. He is an avid fan of football, baseball, hockey, and combat sports. He currently resides in Chicago and remains a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Ohio State Buckeyes, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Blackhawks.

T.P. currently trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and has been writing about Mixed Martial Arts since 2008.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Chicago Cubs
  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAF Ohio St. Buckeyes
  • NHL Chicago Blackhawks
  • Summer Olympics U.S.A. Fencing
User Blog

TUF Nations - Thursday Perspective

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale certainly happened last night. Tim Kennedy got an impressive win over Michael Bisping, likely the best win of his career.

Video

World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championships Stream

Some of jiu jitsu's best are headed to Abu Dhabi for one of the bigger cash prize tournaments in competitive gi grappling, and you can find the live stream right here.

UFN Nogueira vs. Nelson Saturday Perspective

Roy Nelson got a legacy kind of win, and Clay Guida returned to action fighter form. T.P. Grant breaks down what to take away from UFC Fight Night 40.

Video

Advanced Class: Knee Sliding out of 1/4 Guard

David Jacobs, black belt instructor of our own Patrick Tenney, shows the knee slide out pass against the quarter guard.

MMA Origins: World Combat Championships

While MMA Origins has focused heavily on the growth of the UFC, there were other American promotions that held "No Holds Barred" events. T.P. Grant takes a look at the World Combat Championships, a short lived experiment with MMA rules.

DVD Review: Rafael Lovato Jr's Guard Mastery

T.P. Grant takes a look at Rafael Lovato Jr's new guard DVD set

Video

Advanced Class: Kurt Osiander's Lockdown Counter

Because let's be honest, we are going to need it for the next few weeks.

Video

Advanced Class: Eddie Bravo's Leg Lock

A morning advanced class with Eddie Bravo showing the calf slicer he used to almost tap out Royler Gracie for the second time.

Video

Judo Grand Prix Samsun 2014: Day 3 Final Block

The second half of back-to-back Judo Grand Prix weekends heads to Turkey, all the finals will stream live right here on Bloody Elbow.

Metamoris 3: Results and Submission GIFs

Results and Gifs from Metamoris 3

Video

Judo Grand Prix Samsun 2014: Day 2 Final Block

The second half of back-to-back Judo Grand Prix weekends heads to Turkey, all the finals will stream live right here on Bloody Elbow.

Video

BJJ in Favela Cantagalo: Jackson Sousa (Pt2)

The outstanding BJJ Hacks group is producing a mini series on rising black belt Jackson Sousa.

Video

Judo Grand Prix Samsun 2014: Day 1 Final Block

The second half of back-to-back Judo Grand Prix weekends heads to Turkey, all the finals will stream live right here on Bloody Elbow.

Gabi Garcia Tests Positive, Stripped of Title

Women's BJJ powerhouse Gabi Garcia failed a drug test from the IBJJF 2013 Worlds and has been stripped of her medals, but it might not be what you think.

Video

Advanced Class: Dean Lister's Straight Ankle Lock

Dean Lister shares of his mythical footlock lore in the lead up to Metamoris 3.

Video

Combat Sambo Class "A" World Cup - Moscow: Day 2

The International Federation of Sambo heads to Moscow, Russia with Sport and Combat Sambo competitions, and every match will be streaming online for your combat sports pleasure.

Gracie Barra Statement on Firing of Otavio Sousa

Gracie Barra Ivrine's Chris Pizzo spoke to Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine about the firing of multiple time world Champion Otavio Sousa.

Video

Combat Sambo Class "A" World Cup - Moscow: Day 1

The International Federation of Sambo heads to Moscow, Russia with Sport and Combat Sambo competitions, and every match will be streaming online for your combat sports pleasure.

Video

BJJ Hacks - Jackson Sousa Part 1

The outstanding BJJ Hacks group is producing a mini series on rising black belt Jackson Sousa.

Shogun vs. Henderson 2 - Monday Perspective

Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua deliver another all time classic, this time in the form of a come from behind knockout.

Gracie Barra fires Otavio Sousa

Otvaio Sousa announced today that he had been fired by Gracie Barra from his coaching position today without warning.

Video

Judo Grand Prix Tbilisi 2014: Day 3 Final Block

Day 3 of the Judo Grand Prix is under way in the first of back to back weekends of Judo action. All the finals will stream live right here on Bloody Elbow.

Video

Judo Grand Prix Tbilisi: Day 2 Final Block

Day 2 of the Judo Grand Prix is under way in the first of back to back weekends of Judo action. All the finals will stream live right here on Bloody Elbow.

Video

Advanced Class: Anaconda Choke with Rafa Mendes

The Mendes brothers are set to take part in Metamoris 3, so Rafa Mendes stops by the Advanced Class to show the Anacaonda Choke as he get's ready for his submission only match with Clark Gracie.

Video

Judo Grand Prix Tbilisi: Day 1 Final Block

International Judo is on for back to back weekends, starting in Tbilisi, Georgia and then next weekend in Turkey. All the finals will stream live right here on Bloody Elbow.

FanPost

Ohio State fencing competing for NCAA title

March Madness isn't limited to basketball, March is the month most NCAA winter sports crown national champions. This weekend the Ohio State Fencing team, one of the university's strongest sports programs, is set to compete for their 2nd title.

Video

Metamoris 3: Bravo vs Gracie - Countdown Trailers

Metamoris 3 is set for March 29th and the much awaited rematch of the biggest upset in competition jiu jitsu history between Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie appears to finally be happening. The card is stacked full of grappling super fights.

Video

BE Advanced Class: Werdum's Triangle from Guard

Fabricio Werdum stopped by Cobrinha's school to show some advanced details on setting the triangle choke, and ended up choking someone out.

IBJJF Pans Results and Recap

The 2014 Pans are over. Andre Galvao took gold, a new class of black belts had an impressive showing, but a disappointing finals cast a shadow over what was a diminished competition.

Showing 1 - 30 of 514 Older
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.