Rigan Machado is one of the most famous Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the history of the sport. The 8th degree red and black belt, trains numerous high-profile students, including none other than famed actor Ashton Kutcher.
Machado posee to TMZ to explain why he believes Kutchet’s wrestling background, combined with his Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, would result in him being able to submit Conor McGregor in a grappling match.
“He’s a purple belt, but he has a good background in wrestling. I think he has a chance to be one of the top guys in jiu-jitsu.”
In addition to calling Kutcher “one of the toughest guys in his school, across the board.” When asked about a match with McGregor, Machado said:
“I put all my money on Ashton Kutcher,” Machado confidently said. “I think he can do really, really good. He’s the best.”
Maybe after Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather we can see Conor McGregor vs. Ashton Kutcher at Metamoris!