Intro: Lucky Gi was founded by Scotty Nelson who also brought us On The Mat (OTM) way back in the Stone Age of BJJ. Scotty’s obsession with gis began in the 90’s while training in Brazil and has been growing ever since. After years of traveling, training and researching he decided to make his own gis and to break with tradition by using factories in China, instead of Pakistan, and to experiment with other fabrics, notably bamboo.
Lucky’s gis have included the bamboo Fleur-De-Lis and signature fighter gis such as the Raphael Lovato Jr, Jeff Glover and currently the Diaz Brothers gi (also in black). For this review we’ll be looking at the Diaz Bros gi. The gi has a 550gm pearl weave top, 12oz bull denim pants, sizing options for everyone (tall & husky sizes are available and you can mix & match the jacket to pants) and comes with a travel bag.
OTM Fight Shop Corona is celebrating its 2nd Birthday in grand style. Saturday, hundreds and hundreds of people turned out for a chance to meet UFC's current Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. People started lining up at 8am and by 11am the line went out the parking lot.
OTM invited for autograph signing Rob McCullough, Brandon Vera, Mark Munoz, Nino Schembri, & Marcel Louzado. If you missed it today don't fret you've still got today (Sunday).