.
.

Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

2016 BJJ World Champ Leo Nogueira Tests Positive For Banned Substance

USADA announced today that Leonardo Pires Nogueira, of Dunwoody, Ga., an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction...

Team McGregor Vs Team Diaz: Danis vs Shields at SUG4

The controversial BJJ world champion Dillon Danis was signed to Bellator last month, despite still being 0-0 in MMA. He was offered a first fighting against 5-0 Neiman Gracie but backed out. Neiman...

BJJ Champion Edson Diniz Facing Jail Time For Attacking A Woman

Photo: BJJ Pix by William Burkhardt Written by Gench Gordo of skatesurfjiujitsu.com who reported from Rio: BJJ and MMA fighter Edson Diniz (12-5 in MMA) is indicted by the Rio de Janeiro...

John Danaher Facing Major Surgery; May Never Train Jiu-Jitsu Again

Photo: Jason Perec Instagram: @jaythearkitec John Danaher is universally known one of the best kept secrets in Jiu-Jitsu. The New Zealand born, BJJ black belt under Renzo Gracie has been praised by...

Thief Gets Beaten Up & Tied-Up with a Jiu-Jitsu Belt in Rio de Janeiro

Written by Gench Gordo of skatesurfjiujitsu.com who reported from Rio: Whoever said that the crime does not pay off, was really right!!  A would be thief found this the hard way.  He attempted to...

Summer BJJ Camp in Cannes w/ Roan Carneiro, Augusto Frota & Anderson Pereira

“Private BJJ Camps” brings you close to the world’s best trainers in an exclusive BJJ MMA training series. Train with some of the best BJJ players and instructors and let your experience be one...

Jeff Monson Will Face Convicted Murderer in Next MMA fight

The 46 year old Jeff Monson will be facing a convicted murderer in his next fight in Russia. His opponent will be the notorious Maxim Novoselov who served 11 years of his 14 year sentence for murder....

BREAKING: Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Official For Bellator New York PPV

The much awaited grudge fight is finally happening. Chael Sonnen will face Wanderlei Silva on pay-per-view at Bellator MMA’s debut event in New York on June 24. The associated press reported the...

Jacare: ‘I’d Make As Much Money Teaching BJJ As I Do Fighting in the UFC’

BJJ world champion and UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza discusses his upcoming UFC fight against Robert Whittaker, why he’s not fighting Luke Rockhold or Yoel Romero. Souza...

Dan Bilzerian Looking To Complete Another Bucket List Item: MMA fight

  Social media giant Dan Bilzerian looking to complete another bucket list item: MMA fight! Dan Bilzerian is an American socialite, professional poker player, and trust fund...

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour London: Junior beats Arges to jump ahead in the ranking; Xande, Luiza, Nathiely, Hiago, others crowned; more results

  The 2016/2017 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour came to an end with another event for the books, this time in London, UK. Big names in the black belt division travelled...

BJJ Blue Belt Demotes Himself To White Belt To Train At Gracie Academy

Demoting a student in Jiu-Jitsu is very rare. Under normal circumstances, everybody deserves their belt. Rener Gracie today stated that a BJJ blue belt that had trained at a reputable Sport BJJ...

UFC London: Marc Diakiese Crazy One Punch KO in 30 secs

Oh my Gosh! This kid is the real deal! Remember the name Marc Diakiese. OHHHH MYYYYYY!!!! @Marc_Diakiese STIFLES Packalen w/ a right hand in the FIRST ROUND! What. A. KO!!! #UFCLondon...

Dana White Comments On The Rise of Mackenzie Dern in MMA

BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern is in a notorious mood given her newly acquired record of going 3-0 in mma. Over the weekend Dern got the chance to try her hand at striking and sparred over 3...

Study: Demian Maia’s Highly Efficient Wrestling

  UFC Welterweight Demian Maia has arguably some of the best wrestling in the UFC. He has taken down some of the best wrestlers in the UFC like Chael Sonnen, Jon Fitch (numerous times), Rick...

Judo Oympian Travis Stevens: ‘In An IBJJF Match I would Pull Guard’

Pulling guard is a controversial topic in BJJ. Those that are in favour of it say that nowadays you can win BJJ tournaments without using takedowns. They are right in a sense because under IBJJF...

Xande Ribeiro Answers Retirement Talk With A Challenge

The 36 year old Xande Ribeiro is a 7x black belt World Champion and ADCC champion. He is still an active competitor but is starting to face stiff competition from the new guard of Jiu-Jitsu. His days...

Controversial BJJ Champion Dillon Danis Signs With Bellator MMA

  BJJ champion Dillon Danis will be making his much awaited MMA debut at Bellator MMA.  Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports was the first to break the news. Danis had an eventful past few months, he...

Romulo Barral After Student Beneil Dariush’s Brutal KO: ‘I Hate MMA’

BJJ legend Romulo Barral watched painfully as his black belt student Beneil Dariush was knocked out by a vicious flying knee from Edson Barboza at last weekend’s UFC Fortaleza. Dariush posted...

Joe Rogan On How Conor McGregor Could Beat Mayweather in Boxing Match

Last week, Floyd Mayweather Jr. anounced that he was out of retirement in hopes of fighting Conor McGregor in a boxing match: For Conor McGregor, I’m coming out of retirement, just to fight...

Five Grappling Super League: Lucas Barbosa Champion, Humphreys Upsets Leandro Lo

Lucas Barbosa beats Louzado, Humphreys and Schrok to claim light heavyweight belt, other results The Five Grappling light heavyweight belt finally has a owner. Atos JJ’s Lucas Barbosa powered...

UFC’s Cole Miller To Participate in EBI’s Upcoming Combat Jiu-Jitsu 155lbs Tournament

  Last weekend’s 11th edition of the Eddie Bravo Invitational had more than one thing going for it. But certainly one of the most intriguing aspects of the event was the 4 men Combat Jiu Jitsu...

Mackenzie Dern Misses Weight AGAIN For 3rd MMA Fight

Mackenzie Dern’s has AGAIN missed weight before her 3rd professional MMA fight. Dern was unable to make the 116 lbs limit for the strawweight weight class for her Legacy Fighting Alliance 6 fight...

5 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Eddie Bravo 10th Planet 2017 World Super Camp

With all the leg-locking going on in MMA and grappling tournaments today, perhaps there’s no better way to get ahead of the competition than to learn from the master of leg locks himself. You got...