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#41: Free Nick Diaz! Plus Exclusive Interview with BJJ Icon Ryron Gracie

UFC Vet Nick Diaz was suspended from fighting for 5 years due to weed in his system. Meanwhile fighters who have cocaine and steroids got slapped on the wrist. #FreeNickDiaz

UFC Vet Nick Diaz was suspended from fighting for 5 years due to weed in his system. Meanwhile fighters who have cocaine and steroids got slapped on the wrist. #FreeNickDiaz

Ryron Gracie, Adisa Banjoko and Ralston Gracie at new HHCF HQ 

Ryron Gracie, Adisa Banjoko and Ralston Gracie at new HHCF HQ 

What was the NSAC thinking when they suspended UFC fighter Nick Diaz for weed? Nobody knows. They must be nuts. That's why I called them the nuts sac. After that, we were lucky enough to talk to Ryron Gracie at the HHCF HQ in Fremont, CA. In this interview we talk about jiu-jitsu and a tool for non-violence, bullying, and what sets Ronda Rousey apart from her competition.This is a good one. Buckle up!!!  

#31: Ronda Rousey: A Different Look at Gender in the UFC

Ronda Rousey just took the planet from 0-100 mph by beating the authentically formidable Cat Zingano in only 14 seconds at UFC 184. In this episode you will get possibly the BEST play-by-play explanation of what actually happened in the ring. Then, we look at this UFC victory in a way that takes us past the Octagon. We look at what her flawless victory means about gender, MMA, war, sports, psychology, strategy and history. In 14 seconds, she changed pretty much everything and the way we can look at everything.


Bishop Chronicles Episode 6: Ronda Rousey Potential Weakness, Interview w/ Rener Gracie and Rapper Rakaa Iriscience of Dilated Peoples

This is the weekend we have a lot of fun looking at some things we love. Hip-Hop and MMA!!! First Adisa breaks down his trip to Cambridge to speak at Harvard. He speaks especially about how Bay Area people are not built for East coast weather.

Then we move on to talk about the Ronda Rousey Liz Carmouche fight. It was magnificent, but, some say Rousey had a key weakness exposed. Do you agree?

Liz Carmouche on Ronda's back at UFC. 

Liz Carmouche on Ronda's back at UFC. 

From there, we talk about something I think we sprouting up all over America in the next decade or so: The rise of cults. Cult behavior is popping up in all kinds of odd places and the idea here is really about protecting your own mind and faith in your OWN ability to solve issues. 

Finally we talk with the one any only Rener Gracie and Rakaa Iriscience from Dilated Peoples about the differences between MMA and Gracie Jiu JiuJitsu. While many think they are the same, they are worlds apart. Rakka makes some great insights showing the connections between what Gracie Jiu Jitsu is and what the MMA industry market to the masses, have a striking correlation to what Hip-Hop is and what the Rap industry market to the masses. Come learn a bit more about the sport you love.

Alan "Gumby" Marques, Mike Relm, Adisa Banjoko, Rakaa Iriscience, Rener Gracie and Henry Akins at Area 51 (thats G-14 classified). 

Alan "Gumby" Marques, Mike Relm, Adisa Banjoko, Rakaa Iriscience, Rener Gracie and Henry Akins at Area 51 (thats G-14 classified). 

Adisa Banjoko freezing his ass off after his Harvard lecture, with two White guys ( video mastermind JP Garzone and author Brian Coleman) totally comfortable in the arctic weather of Boston. Look at his face. This is a Black man clearly built for the west coast. 

Adisa Banjoko freezing his ass off after his Harvard lecture, with two White guys ( video mastermind JP Garzone and author Brian Coleman) totally comfortable in the arctic weather of Boston. Look at his face. This is a Black man clearly built for the west coast.