Gracie takes offense at Herman remarks that BJJ doesn't work


In the UFC 131  Fight of the Night, Dave 'Pee Wee' Herman faced John Olav Einemo. Einemo is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, won the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in 2003, and is the only man to defeat multiple-time BJJ champion Roger Gracie in the Abu Dhabi Combat Club tournament. Herman did not wrestle in high school, but walked onto the Div I Indiana University wrestling team. Einemo predicted before the fight that Herman would be submitted in the first or second round.

For his part, Herman said at the pre fight conference, perhaps light heartedly,  that thought BJJ was didn't work in MMA. When he repeated the remarks at the post fight press conference, BJJ great Renzo Gracie responded via Twitter.

Herman is a former NCAA collegiate wrestler at , where despite the fact he never wrestled for even one full season in high school was able to make the school's NCAA Division I wrestling team as a walk on.

Dave Herman said "I don't even think Jiu-Jitsu really works." Thoughts?” Who's Dave Herman??? :-/

And what's he ever won?? Titles???” lol mofo with a Nick peewee Herman!!! B serious

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stevekt site profile image  

6/13/11 10:29 PM by stevekt

Herman will be cut within 3 fights. He's trying to make a lasting impression.


6/13/11 9:40 PM by K-Dub-"T"


EckY site profile image  

6/13/11 9:38 PM by EckY

 BJJ would be a lot more effective without standups, rounds, gloves, vaseline and time limits.

Peckerwood site profile image  

6/13/11 9:33 PM by Peckerwood

Herman has to be one of dullest personalities in the game. I mean his post fight press answers we like 3-4 words...

KevinMcAllister site profile image  

6/13/11 7:29 PM by KevinMcAllister

roger gracie vs king mo comin up in julywe'll get a first hand example

The Samurai site profile image  

6/13/11 7:11 PM by The Samurai

BJJ works if you adapt it to fight in MMA.

Wes_Mantooth site profile image  

6/13/11 5:25 PM by Wes_Mantooth


Pet Sounds site profile image  

6/13/11 5:24 PM by Pet Sounds

to bad the guy who introduced bjj to most of the world was busted for roids.

bhealthy site profile image  

6/13/11 5:20 PM by bhealthy

if they could have kept roids out of mma, i think 5 times more people would be training in a gi and have a hixon altar in thier homes