Host Josh Hinger and Sometimes Maybe Co-host Keenan Cornelius discuss, complain, rant and rave about all things jiu-jitsu and some things not jiu-jitsu.
Matburn Episode 43
1:28:24Josh and Keenan talk about broken teeth and broken hands. Pat Downey is cool and should be matched against the Hulk. The biggest regret of Josh's competition career. Teammate matches. City vs city duel meet competitions. Old Abu Dhabi World Pro stories. Shout out to the UAE. They really do love Jiu-Jitsu. CGI animation is too good. Human-animal gene editing. Keenan wants to be a shark-toothed mob boss. Making the transition from full time competition athlete to the role of coach/mentor. The jiu-jitsu flow state. The pursuit of mastery never ends. Listener Question: How much can a pro BJJ athlete make with competitions and sponsorships?
Matburn Episode 42: Apocalypse Now
1:39:18Topics include: The ocean is on fire. How we can stop all the genocide. How much control an affiliation should have over the way academies conduct their business. Keenan argues that the future of the average practitioner jiu-jitsu community will evolve into something akin to the present-day yoga community, and the future of professional jiu-jitsu competition looks like present-day WWE. Lastly, the cross-utility of studying jiu-jitsu. Big shout out to JiuGo the Card game and Tap Cancer Out.
Matburn Episode 41
1:24:07Posted up in La Casa de Cornelius, the guys talk about YouTube Edu-tainment, opening academies to spread jiu-jitsu, Master's Problems: Keenan's broken back vs Josh's busted elbow, Mica Galvao’s weekend of soul crushing competition dominance, and the what would it be like to wear a Gi for an ADCC match?
Matburn Episode 40: Brad "Quake" Riddell
1:40:55Josh talks with undefeated UFC fighter Brad “Quake” Riddell. Brad has over 50 professional kickboxing fights, 10 professional MMA fights, and is quickly climbing the ranks of the UFC lightweight division. Brad is a New Zealand native who is currently stranded in the USA due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. He talks a bit about his time here in the USA, his interest in Wim Hof breathing exercises, and what it’s like training under world renowned MMA coach Eugene Bareman at the infamous City Kickboxing gym in Auckland. This episode is sponsored by Tap Cancer Out. Check out their upcoming World Grappling Day event on December 12th. You can get the details at tapcancerout.com. Also a huge thanks to JiuGo the card game. Check out JiuGoPlay.com to order your deck. It’s jiu-jitsu in your pocket.
Matburn Episode 39
1:27:25The end of the hiatus. Brought to you by BJJLINK! The only jiu-jitsu-only social media app. The only Keenan admits that the hiatus is his fault. "What if" questions during class. Keenan still loves Tesla. How would we survive if the power grid was destroyed. Grappling hygiene and telling stinky people that they stink. Shout out to Jiu-JitsuX and the grappling legend JT Torres.
Matburn Episode 38: featuring Edwin Najmi
1:34:44Episode 38 featuring The Kid, Edwin Najmi, Master of the Flying Triangle. The guys talk about the current state of the world, too many old and weird people in the government, why Edwin started taking training more serious, grappling with Mongolian judokas, dietary supplements, fights that break out in competitions and training, and Keenan's haunted gym.
Matburn Episode 37: featuring ADCC Champion Matheus Diniz
2:04:59Josh and Keenis get a phone call from the 2019 ADCC 88kg Champion, Matheus Diniz. Both Keenis and Josh have competed against Matheus on multiple occasions with wins and loses exchanged in both directions. The guys catch up and share some old competition memories while also briefly discussing the current state of the jiu-jitsu community in the wake of the never ending Coronapocolypse. Keenan finally admits that he hates being called Keenis, and declares Josh the winner of the Fuck-Your-Name-Game. This episode is sponsored by SGPMedicoLegal.com, and JiuGo the card game.
Matburn Episode 36: Tanner the Ginger Rice
1:30:43Hinjer and Keenis have a special call-in guest, Tanner the Ginger Rice. Also, known to the Shasta County Health Department as a public health terrorist. Tanner has recently become quite the legend in the small business world when he defied the governor's orders not to open his business until the governor sees fit. Tanner talks to us about some of the trials and tribulations that he has been encountering with the local authorities who, according to Tanner, would rather see Tanner and his family starve to death before allowing them to continue with their consensual combat hugging. The guys get into more general jiu-jitsu conversation in the second half of the episode. Huge thanks to our official sponsor, JiuGo the card game. It's jiu-jitsu in your pocket. Check them out at JiuGoPlay.com.
Matburn Episode 34: Just J&K
2:02:27Josh and Keenan discuss the potential reopening of jiu-jitsu academies as well as some ideas and strategies that academy owners could use when the time comes to open the doors. Keenan shows Josh the true origins of American Jiu-Jitsu dating back to the early 1900s. They talk a little bit about the economy, Mars, Tesla, and conspiracy theories.