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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

EBI’s Inaugural Combat Jiu-Jitsu Event Nearing, Competitors Revealed Slowly

    Eddie Bravo Invitational 11 is just behind the corner. The inaugural Combat Jiu Jitsu tournament will be taking place Sunday March 5th in Los Angeles. The show will include a regular...

Frank Mir Doesn’t Think PEDs Make MMA Fighters Better, Interested In Bellator

    Frank Mir is quite an interesting figure both in terms of bjj and mma communities. Very well spoken, intelligent Mir stands behind his attitudes even when they don’t necessarily...

Chael Sonnen Explains Letting Go Of D’arce: Tito Ortiz Tapped Plus Yelled Tap Twice!

    Chael Sonnen still isn’t over the controversial bout with Tito Ortiz. Back when the match took place there was quite a bit of controversy attached to it. Just check out some...

Tony Ferguson Calls Khabib’s Record “Padded”, Reveals Strategy

    Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson is unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s record. The 10th planet brown belt doesn’t fawn over Khabib’s Undefeated record. In fact...

Instructor Who Gave Out Junior Black Belts Responds: “I do not regret giving them black belts!”

    Naturally seeing a picture of these 2 kids being awarded their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts while wearing their bjj gis raised quite a few eyebrows. The whole incident came into...

Derrick Lewis Still Not Letting Up On Browne As Ref Admits It Was A Late Stoppage

    Derrick Lewis is basking in the joys of his victory over Ronda Rousey‘s beau – Travis Browne. And he’s doing it in quite a fashion. After a string of comments in the...

Should BJJ Black Belts Also Be Role Models Off the Mats?

Photo: Joshua Halvatzis, Goliveco at Frota Academy in Zurich, Switzerland. So, we keep hearing about all of those “abnormal” belts promotions- guys who promote themselves, a public...

Biggest Youth Tournament, Gymnasium Cup Set to Feature More Than 1000 Competitors

    In the past Gymnasium Cup broke through different frontiers. Now they’re at it again! This year more than 1000 participants will be duking it out ages 4 through 17 in Moscow,...

Martial Arts Hero Tackles Drunk Driver to the ground As he Attempts To Escape The Police

    BJJ community has yet another hero after today’s events. Ray Clark who was at the time leading a Brazilian jiu-jitsu class in Bournemouth, Dorset opted to intervene when he saw...

Transgender Wrestler Wins Title Despite Attempt To Ban Him From Competing

    Allen, Texas saw at a first glance typical podium – the winning wrestler pulled the tearful runner up next to him on the podium and the two exchanged a hug. What’s so...

Is The BJJ Belt Ranking System Losing Meaning?

    Earlier today we could observe another fairly outrageous development – Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belts were awarded to not one but two underage kids. Renzo Gracie has commented in...

Johny Hendricks Talks How Gi Training Helped Him Get His Cardio At All Time High

    Johny Hendricks fought Hector Lombard in the UFC octagon last night. Prior to their bout Hendricks had huge issues with weight cutting having missed weight several times prior to trying...

BJJ Instructor Awards two Junior Black Belts

    Quite a peculiar scene took place earlier this week at Gunn Marital Arts in Maryland USA. One of the instructors opted to award two juniors their bjj black belts. In brazilian jiu jitsu...

UFC Halifax: Johny Hendricks vs Hector Lombard Full Fight

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Fight night 105: Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne

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Watch: MMA fighter On Suspension After A Child Got Hurt In Cageside Incident

    Performing at a sports event always follows a certain set of rules that are there for a very good reason for the most part. These rules are a reason why amateur fighter Tyler Meadows...

Fedor vs Matt Mitrione Canceled, Sonnen Offered To Step In But No Dice

    The bout between legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione got canceled just a couple of hours before the event was set to take place. The two were to fight it out in...

Watch: Keenan Cornelius Vs Sean Roberts & More of JiuJitsu.net Challenge

  Last night was a good night for bjj. In addition to the superfight between Keenan Cornelius and Sean Roberts the eager fans also got the chance to observe The Jiujitsu.net challenge...

Georges St-Pierre Back In With The UFC, Michael Bisping Fight In The Works

    Michael Bisping has had his pick of the opponents since gaining the middleweight title beating Luke Rockhold earlier in 2016. Since then he’s refused to face both Jacare and...

Cris Cyborg Cleared Of Anti Doping Violation

  In a surprising turn of event USADA announced todat that UFC athlete Cris Justino “Cyborg” has been granted a treroactive therapeutice use exemption and will face no anti doping...

Demi Lovato Rolls With Boyfriend Guilherme ‘Bomba’ Vasconcelos

  Demi Lovato and her boyfriend Guilherme “Bomba” Vasconcelos got a nice roll in last night. And the entire thing was captured on her instagram account.    Lovato has intensified her...

Rodolfo Vieira: MMA Win Was ‘Truck Load’ Off My Back

    Rodolfo Vieira is fresh off his MMA debut and fairly relieved. He managed to finish Zarylbek Daniyar by way of rear naked choke in round 1! Following statement from his team’s...

Joe Rogan Talks How Jose Aldo Tricked USADA

  U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has some rather rigorous ways of testing athletes in a variety of disciplines. This is why many UFC-ers where fairly timid once the multibilion dollar empire entered...

Jake Shields Explains The Animosity He Harbors Against AJ Agazarm

    It’s no secret that AJ Agazarm always causes quite the fuss when he’s attached to something. One major event that falls into this category was the Slappening of Polaris 3...