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Author Archive: BJJEE

Poland Dominates The FILA World Grappling Championships

The FILA World Grappling Championships were held this weekend in Kracow, Poland. The official results have not yet been published but will be up on this site very soon * Edit For Full Review, Results...

Slovakia’s Lubomir Repasky On His Beginnings In London & Fighting To Grow BJJ In Slovakia

1.Hi Lubo, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe My name is Lubomir Repasky. I come from Slovakia where I live, train and teach . I am currently a brown belt under...

Book about Christian Graugart’s around-the-world BJJ trip is finally released!

After two years of planning, writing and editing, the book about Christian Graugart’s around-the-world Brazilian Jiu Jitsu adventure is now available as paperback and eBook. Both the trip and...

University Professor at Day, BJJ Player at Night: Meet Macedonia’s Martin Mihajlov

1. Hi Martin can you please introduce yourself to our readers  Hello BJJ Eastern Europe readers, Martin Mihajlov here from Skopje, Macedonia. I’m almost 3 BJJ years old and I’m training...

NAGA Europe (Paris, France) 2012 Highlight

The 3rd edition of the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Europe Open was held in Paris, France over the weekend. This is growing into one of the finest No gi and Gi competitions on the...

Jordon Schultz On How He Went From Being An Engineer To A BJJ World Champion In 1 Year

Jordon Schultz is a BJJ World champion at Brown Belt where he beat the Filipino BJJ player Ralph Go. We shared a recent video that Jordon made on eating healthy for BJJ for under 35 euros a week. In...

From Middle Heavy to Ultra Heavy, Rafael Lovato Jr: “I’ve Competed At Four Different Weight Classes”

Source: Fightworks Podcast Rafael, you have medaled again at the highest level in another IBJJF event. The event was nearly perfect for you and even included a submission of CheckMat’s very...

Xande Ribeiro, Jiu-Jitsu and Ginastica Natural Seminar In Bucharest, Romania

Saturday, 24.11.2012, multiple world champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Xand Ribeiro will be conducting his second seminar in Romania. In addition to training Jiu-Jitsu (Gi + NO GI) he will do a Ginastica...

Win a MKimono Gi and a Gameness XT Gi!!! BJJ Eastern Europe Photo Contest Sponsored By MKimonos and GrapplerGear. Most Votes Wins, Prices for 2nd & 3rd Place!

Win a MKimono Gi and a Gameness XT Gi!!! BJJ Eastern Europe Photo Contest Sponsored By MKimonos and GrapplerGear. Most Votes Wins, Prices for 2nd & 3rd Place!...

No Gi World Champion Justin Rader: “I’m A Full Time Student & Also Work 40 Hours A Week.”

Source: Fightworkspodcast You have been successful in the IBJJF World No-Gi Championships for several years now. In 2009 you won gold medal as a brown belt, in 2010 you won the gold medal as a black...

Cornelius vs Sousa, No Time Limit Superfight, Lloyd Irvin To Pay 5,000$

Seems like the Graciemag interview of Jackson Sousa, Brazilian No-Gi Nationals champion, where Sousa said that he wanted to face Cornelius, caused quite a stir. Master Lloyd Irvin reacted by saying...

Augusto Tanquinho: “A Lot Of people Who Criticize Referees, Are Not Knowledgeable About Rules & Positions.”

Source: The FighterWorks Podcast Tanquinho, this is your first gold medal as a black belt at the IBJJF No-Gi World Championship. How does it feel? How does this compare to other accomplishments in...

Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti Blasts Team Lloyd Irvin

After Loyd Irvin had said about corruption in IBJJF. Romero Jacare, leader of Alliance had this to say: From Jacare Calvacanti’s facebook: “I am not here to advocate for the IBJJF...

BJJ Black Belt, Alexander “Deda” Faria On His Mission To Develop BJJ In Russia

1. Hi Deda can you please introduce yourself to our readers? My name is Alexander Faria, also known as Deda Faria. I’m Brazilian, 39 years old and came to live in Russia in September of these...

BJJ Citizen of The World, Thomas Genske On Training In UK, Brazil, Australia, US, & Spain.

1.Hi Thomas, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe Hi, my name is Thomas Genske. Im 33. I was born in the Philippines to a German father and Filipina mother. I live...

Caio Terra On His Candy Addiction:”I like to mix candies as much as possible.”

Source: BJJ Legends Caio Terra likes sweets. Did you see his Halloween post to Facebook? There’s  also a youtube video that I thought was a spoof where they pick Caio up from the airport and...

BJJ Is Booming In Russia.The Legendary Aleksandr Karelin Appreciates.

Marcus Vinicius (Beverly Hills Jiu-Jitsu Club) was recently promoting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Russia. His first trip to the country took place in 2007 and now he has come back and the gentle art in...

Lloyd Irvin Has Strong Words Against “IBJJF Referee Corruption.”

This statement comes after the much debated controversial lightweight final between Jt Torres and Tanquinho. Source: Lloyd Irvin facebook page <IBJJF Ref Corruption> Must Be Nice! It’s...

Marcus Buchecha: “I have the whole day to train, do physical conditioning & hit the beach.”

Source: GRACIEMAG Metamoris Pro and your fight to a draw with Roger Gracie took place on the 14th of last month, but there are still fans and readers talking about it on our Facebook page. What did...

Rickson Gracie, Amsterdam Seminar Report

Here is a report from Rickson Gracie’s Seminar from last weekend in Amsterdam. Source: Part Time Grappler I attended the Rickson Gracie jiu jitsu seminar in Amsterdam, Holland on the 3rd/4th of...

Watch Finals, Funny Moments & Best Matches From NO GI Worlds 2012

Some finals are still not available on Youtube, but as soon as they are we will put them up on this page so be sure to check back here. 2012 NoGi Worlds: DJ Jackson x Roberto “Tussa”...

7th Degree Coral Belt Master Luiz Palhares On Training With Rickson, Teaching US Navy Seals & BJJ In Albania

Master Luiz Palhares will hold a seminar in Tirana Albania and in Sofia, Bulgaria at the end of November/ beg of December 1. Hi Master Luiz, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of...

Watch Marcio “Pe De Pano” Cruz Pull Off A Reverse Triangle In MMA

BJJ World Champion, Marcio “Pe De Pano” Cruz’s Inverted Triangle Finish in MMA from this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sweden’s Sebastian Brosche On His Multiple World Titles, Yoga & How To Improve Your Guard Passing

1.Hi Sebastian, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? My name is Sebastian Brosche, i am 28 yearsold and have a brown belt in BJJ and second degree black belt in...