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Oct 26, 2020

Join Nick Lamagna on The A Game Podcast with his guest, Matt Serra, as they talk about Matt's amazing career and his passion and belief in the power of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Matt is a Jiu Jitsu legend, everybody has so much respect for him!

At a young age, Matt's dad got him interested in martial arts and combining that with Matt's love of comic books and disdain for bullies he seemed destined for his role of empowering people through martial arts and showcasing his skills as a professional fighter. The moment he learned and started doing Jiu Jitsu, he felt like it was everything he wanted. Matt shares stories of his inspiring and incredible fights where he won including his legendary knockout of GSP, Georges St Pierre to win the UFC Welterweight championship.  He even tells a not so well known story of a street altercation that changed the trajectory of his life and career forever proving sometimes things happen for a reason! In victory and defeat Matt Serra has always carried himself as a champion and professional, he still picked himself up and continued becoming stronger regardless of the outcome. Matt continued learning from those hardships and experiences, taking them as motivation and turning them into positives.

By the end of this episode, you will learn why a lot of people are so passionate about Jiu Jitsu. Matt loves to empower people who are weaker and do not know how to defend themselves against bullies by teaching them the art of Jiu Jitsu. A really authentic and amazing guy! You do not want to miss out on this episode with UFC Legend, Jiu Jitsu royalty and Co-Host of the UFC Unfiltered Podcast with Jim Norton and co-star of Dana White's Looking For A Fight and proud father of three!


About Matt Serra:

Professor Matt Serra is the head instructor at both Serra BJJ Academies. Matt is a fourth-degree blackbelt under Master Renzo Gracie and was the first American to be awarded their black belt from Renzo. In his tenure as a high-level combat sports athlete, Matt has been an ADCC, Mundial, and UFC Champion.  He holds notable wins over Chris Lytle, Frank Trigg, and Georges St. Pierre. In 2018 he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. 


4th Degree Black Belt in BJJ under Renzo Gracie

Former UFC Welterweight Champion 

ADCC Champion 

Mundial Champion 

Pan-American Champion 

Member of the UFC Hall of Fame

Co-Host of UFC Unfiltered Podcast 

Co-Star Of Dana White's Looking For A Fight


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