WATCH: Cocky wrestler gets dominated with BJJ in clash of classic grappling arts

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In a head-to-head clash, BJJ is often too much to handle even for a well-trained wrestler.

Back in the early nineties, the Ultimate Fighting Championship was originally conceived with one question in mind: Which martial arts style is superior in a no-holds-barred contest? What art would overcome the rest when Karate, wrestling, Boxing, Sumo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kung Fu, and Savate were matched up.

Fast forward to the present day, and cross-training between disciplines is the norm, and mixed martial arts has become a style in and of itself. But surprisingly style vs. style matchups on the streets still pop up every now and then.

In the below video, a 23-year-old wrestler takes on a 47-year-old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt in a park and it looks like the wrestler may have underestimated his older opponent.

Wrestler gets a grappling lesson from a skilled BJJ practitioner

Although the wrestler immediately gets the BJJ player to the ground, he quickly has his back taken and is put in danger via a rear-naked choke. Not knowing what to do, the wrestler desperately tries to escape by cranking on the BJJ player’s finger, which the jiu-jitsu practitioner and on-lookers tell the wrestler to stop doing due to it being childish.

Eventually, the skilled BJJ artist’s strategies pay off and he locks in the choke and has his foe tapping away on the grass and begging for mercy.

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