T.P. Grant

  • joined Jul 21, 2010
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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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.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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...


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.

Pan Jiu Jitsu Finals Play-by-Play


It is down to two in each division and champion will be crowned, get live play-by-play as jiu jitsu's best duel for gold.

IBJJF Pans Black Belt Results and Discussion


It is officially on in Irvine as all the black belt divisions will be crowning champions today at the 2013 Pan Jiu Jitsu Championships. Get live results and discuss what is happening right here on...

UFC 171: Sunday Perspective


Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler graced UFC 171 with an instant classic of a Welterweight title bout, and Johny Hendricks has officially become the UFC Welterweight Champion.

IBJJF Pans Early Rounds Results and Discussion


The 2014 Pan Jiu Jitsu Championships are underway today and the first round of most of the black belt brackets will start to be contested today.

Casual Fan Preview for the 2014 Pans


The 2014 Pans are this weekend, and for those grappling fans not in the gym everyday getting the latest grape vine news and drilling their inverted guard to perfection, Bloody Elbow has this quick...


BE Advanced Class: The Leg Drag with Della Monica

In a lead up to the Pans, the Advanced Class takes another look at how to beat the open guard with GB Professor Philipe Della Monica.

Book Review: Reilly Bobycomb's Sambo Wrestling


T.P. Grant takes a look at the Sambo instructional by one of the top American Sambo competitors and coaches Reilly Bodycomb.

Judo Chop: Baiting the Trap with Gunnar Nelson


UFC welterweight Gunnar Nelson show off his tactical mind as he led Omari AKhmedov right into a guillotine choke. T.P. Grant breaks down the sequence that led the submission.

UFC Fight Night London - Sunday Perspective


Alexander Gustafsson got a bounce back win with a quick knockout win over Jimi Manuwa, and the UFC put on a card full of prospects. The Fight Pass experience is improving, but how many people are...


BE Advanced Class: Smash the DLR with Lovato

Tired of being stuck in the open guard and getting your back taken? Well then jump in the BE Advanced class and learn how to pass and smash the de la Riva guard.


BE Advanced Class: Billy Robinson's Arm Drag

With the sad passing of Billy Robinson, the BE Advanced Class features the catch wrestling master teaching his arm drag technique.


BE Advanced Class: Orbit Sweep from Lapel Guard

A new BE series that will feature grappling instructional videos by sport grappling's best delving into advanced techniques being used by competitors at the highest levels of grappling.

TUF China Finale: Sunday Perspective


Dong Hyun Kim got an impressive knockout win on a card that few fans watched. It begs the question, why is the UFC wasting a top Welterweight on a card like this?

Bellator 110: Rampage vs. M'Pumbu Results and Gifs


The Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal Bellator Light Heavyweight tournament final is official as both fighters got the wins they needed to advance. Rampage scoring a knockout...


FIVE Grappling Absolute Finals Keenan vs Yuri

Last weekend the BJJ competition FIVE Grappling hosted their first regional qualifier in California and the black belt openweight division featured a few big names locking horns, including American...

UFC 170 Sunday Perspective


UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey defended her title against Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann in rather surprising fashion. What does this card mean for Ronda going forward as the...

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