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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Craig Jones On Leandro Lo Match: I Heard His Leg Completely Tear In Half

picture source: bjjstyle.com   Leandro Lo went into the ADCC as one of the biggest favorites of his division. That was all a dream that was rendered mute in the first round after a spectacular...

Jiu Jitsu Empowers a Kid To Deal With 3 Bullies

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu wouldn’t be the phenomenon it is today if it wasn’t working. The martial art that made it’s name in the clash of styles that was the first...

Rorion Gracie: Good Diet Is More Important Than Physical Activity

    Rorion Gracie is a Brazilian American Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master, a prominent member of the Gracie family and the co-founder of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The son of Helio...

The Ultimate Guide To BJJ Tournament Rules & Scoring

  Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Eddie Bravo Just Rewarded Tony Ferguson His 10thP Black Belt

    Interim lightweight champion of the UFC Tony Ferguson got a lovely surprise from his instructor late yesterday – he’s just been awarded his 10th planet black belt. In the...

Eddie Bravo: I got The Idea For Combat Jiu-Jitsu From Old Gracie Challenge Tapes

    Eddie Bravo is a man of a clear vision but often times it’s not entirely clear just where the vision is coming from. Recently he talked about how he came to the idea of combat...

Neiman Gracie Prefers MMA to ‘Boring’ Ruleset of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  The 28 year old Neiman Gracie Stambowsky is a  is the son of Coral belt Marcio Stambowsky. Still Gracie – currently signed to Bellator isn’t afraid to speak out in terms of why...

Israeli Judo Team Banned From Competing Under National Flag in Abu Dhabi

    When politics get involved into sports it’s usually a guaranteed mess. The organizing committee of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Judo ruled recently that Israeli team cannot compete...

Eddie Bravo Outlines 10th Planet’s Only Goal – To Get Danaher Death Squad

    Eddie Bravo made his name in nogi grappling famously submitting Royler Gracie at ADCC. From that point on it didn’t even matter that Bravo ended up losing in the first next match...

Gordon Ryan Looking To Make Things Interesting – Will Call Out How and In What Time Period He’ll Sub Ralek

    In the bjj community there’s quite a few changes and turmoils but we can always count on Gordon Ryan to accept a challenge. The ADCC victor got called out yesterday after AJ...

Review: Renzo Gracie’s Mastering BJJ

    Recently we got the chance to watch and review Renzo Gracie’s Mastering BJJ Galerr Class. For the low cost of 60$ you get to be introduced to the most relevant jiu-jitsu...

Ralek Gracie’s Offer Did The Impossible – It Rendered AJ Agazarm Speechless

    AJ Agazarm made no secret of his outspoken nature and hot temperament. But it seems like the ADCC 2017 silver medalist has had it with the Metamoris drama. After all in an attempt to...

Eddie Bravo: Maybe Tony Ferguson Takes Conor McGregor Down And Strangles Him

    Eddie Bravo has recently had a good bit more of the spotlight as 10th Plante’s very own Tony El Cucuy Ferguson had won the interim lightweight title in the UFC. Ferguson...

How to Relax when you’re Stuck Under a Heavy Side Control

written by Nick Chewy Albin of  chewjitsu.net   Do you ever panic when you’re stuck in the bottom of side control? This is the issue that Bob is having. Bob says he is the smallest...

Garry Tonon Has Signed a deal to join ONE Championship As an MMA Fighter

    Garry Tonon didn’t waste a breath after the ADCC – days after announcing his MMA career start it has been revealed just where Tonon will take his talents. Garry Tonon: My...

Kenpo Karate Black Belt Challenged BJJ Black Belt Nam Phan

    Challenges have been an everyday thing in the lives of most prestigious fighters on the earth. Rickson Gracie, Robson Moura are just a few among the many who have faced gym walk ins...

Firas Zahabi Hosts Grappling Match Between Sons – Reinforces No Subs Between Children Below 12

    In jiu-jitsu we’re often quite amazed by the level of skill we can observe in young competitors. Videos such as this one are regularly must see fodder: However Firas Zahabi, who...

American Footballer Challenges BJJ Black Belt To A Grappling Match

    Challenges have always been trademark events in the world of martial arts – because how else can you know something works better than something else unless you test it? Dan Hardy...

Sakuraba Grapples Shamrock And More Rizin Results

    Match between Pride legend Kazushi Sakuraba and former UFC champ Frank Shamrock had no winner – including the audience. The two mma legends indulged each other in 10 minutes of...

CM Punk is Back in Training Camp, ‘Working on His Next Fight’

    CM Punk has had a controversial debut in the octagon back in October of 2016 against Mickey Gall who manhandled punk in total 2 minutes for an impressive submission victory.   Now...

Jordan Burroughs May Wrestle For Iranian Team At Clubs Cup

    Burroughs is perhaps the most recognizable wrestler in the United States however it looks like he’ll be taking his likeness to Iran – competing for the best club in the...

Blue Belt American National Champion Caught And Restrained A Robber

    Freddy Ontiveros is a blue belt American National Champion. He was recently enjoying his vacation in the bjj Mecca – San Diego when he heard a young girl screaming for help...

Black Belt Working At IHOP Takes Down Wannabe Robber

    San Antonio Texas was a scene of a peculiar crime. A Texas IHOP waiter went head to head with a wannabe robber – just several minutes after serving a portion of pancakes. The...

Mackenzie Dern Scores An Impressive Victory Making the Case To Remain In 125 Division

    Much fuss was made about Mackenzie Dern changing divisions to face the much bigger fitness model/wrestler Mandy Polk. Dern, herself, said:  “I feel like the girls we have (at The MMA...