Mixed Martial Arts has exploded in popularity in the past few years. With the rise of mainstream stars Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor, it’s grown even bigger than it even was when Chuck Liddell running the show. While high level striking may bring more eyes to the sport, if a fighter doesn’t have high-level jiu jitsu they can get choked out in the blink of an eye… Just ask Chris Pontius and Steve-O!
Back when Pontius and Steve-O had their show, Wildboyz, on MTV, they decided to head into a jiu jitsu dojo. Once they stepped on the map, they were quickly shown they needed much more practice, but it made for one hell of a moment.