Karion Kloss recently reached an impressive milestone in his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey.
The former NXT Champion was recently promoted to the purple belt ranks, considered an intermediate level for adult practitioners.in him Tweet For this, Kloss thanked his coach, training partner and wife Scarlett.The SmackDown star practices the popular martial art at Daniel Gracie’s Orange County Gym.
“Elevated! I am so grateful to my training partner, my coach, my wife for feeding me to kill me, and everyone at @DGBJJOC. We never stop learning,” Cross said. writing.
Daniel Gracie earned his black belt in BJJ in 1996. In addition to submission grappling, which includes high-profile tournaments such as the ADCC Submission Fighting World Championships, Gracie has fought in MMA and wrestled for New Japan in the past. Needless to say, Kross excels when it comes to mastering “The Gentle Art.”
Has Karrion Kross finished pushing?
After a disastrous run on the main roster in 2021, Kloss was brought back to WWE last year to program with Drew McIntyre. was swirling.
While their characters and promotions received some acclaim, the duo has slipped noticeably off the cards recently.
For Cross, much of the criticism centers on his in-ring work, often slowing the pace of matches and his relatively conservative offensive armament drawing fan ire.
Kross recently lost a pinfall to Rey Mysterio on SmackDown in less than five minutes at this year’s Royal Rumble. He was quickly outclassed by his old rival McIntyre and was only the second to be eliminated in a match. Cross is indeed the high-ranking midcard that was first rumored when he returned last year.
Do you think Karrion Kross can lift the card?