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Mica Galvao Promoted To 1st Degree BJJ Black Belt

Mica Galvao has just reached another milestone in his already illustrious career – by receiving the first degree on his black belt! This promotion comes from his father and lifelong coach,...

BJJ Black Belt Has a Brilliant Way To Defend The “Muffler” in BJJ

On the back position in Jiu-Jitsu, the famed John Danaher has this to say: No other weapon in the jiu jitsu submission arsenal offers such variation in severity of application as the back/strangle...

Japanese Ju Jutsu Black Belt Faces Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in BJJ Competition

BJJ black belt Robby Malof recently squared off against a Japanese ju jitsu black belt. In most cases Japanese Jujutsu is practiced in a more controlled manner with little to no live sparring. This...

BJJ Black Belt Couple Gets Grilled by Stand-Up Comedian

Stand-up comedian Jacob Balshin was grilling members at the crowd at one of his shows when he came across a women. When he asked her where she met met her husband, she answered at a martial arts...

BJJ Black Belt Uses a Kimura To Snap a Whole Leg of Ham

The kimura trap is one of the most effective systems in BJJ. Some practitioners such as David Avellan base their whole game around them and even have a system. Used as a kimura lock setup, the kimura...

John Danaher Black Belt: BJJ World Champions Should Only Be At Black Belt

The arbitrary nature of the bjj belt system has established a reality where there is a big number of competitors who can all claim they’re World Champions. But sure there even be such thing as...

Angry Drunk Guy Tries To Assault Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt at a Bar; Big Mistake

Alcohol has the potential to both increase and decrease aggression, depending on where’s one’s attention is focused. Professor McMurran, a psychologist at the University of Nottingham stated:...

Aikido Black Belt: ‘BJJ Training Destroyed My Leg For Life’

Aikido black belt and martial artist Rokas shared a harrowing experience that left him with a life-altering injury. In a video on his youtube channel, he delves into the details of how a forbidden...

Israeli BJJ Black Belt Shares D*ath Threats Khamzat Sent Him; Challenges Him to BJJ Match in Response

In MMA, conflicts sometimes extend beyond the cage, manifesting in real-world tensions and dramatic confrontations. One such incident involves Israeli MMA star and 5th-degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

The Real Difference in Level Between BJJ Black Belt Masters & Adult Divisions

  Masters vs Adult Divisions – Black Belt Guest post by David ‘Malandro’ Onuma, a 4th degree BJJ Black belt under Mestre Ricardo De La Riva and the head of CFS BJJ. He is a...

Caio Terra Reveals What He Did To Be Able To Earn a BJJ Black Belt in 3 Years of Training

Caio Terra is one of the best roosterweight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in the world. He is a 12x BJJ black belt world champion who has earned his black belt in… Wait for it… Three...

Reality Check: Can a BJJ Black Belt Really Defeat 99% of People in a Street Fight?

In the realm of martial arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu stands out for its focus on grappling and ground fighting techniques. With its emphasis on leverage and technique over brute strength, BJJ has gained...

BJJ Black Belt: ‘Instagram BJJ Reels are the Fast Food of Jiu-Jitsu’

BJJ black Nick ‘Chewy’ Albin discusses the drawbacks of relying on short-form content like Instagram reels for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) training. He addresses a question from Brennan,...

Poland’s Adam Wardzinski Makes History: 1st European Male to Become Black Belt BJJ World Champion

The 2024 Jiu-Jitsu World Championship, organized by the IBJJF, delivered an electrifying showcase of skill and determination in the adult male and female black belt divisions on Sunday. Among the...

Jocko Willink & Dean Lister: “100 Start Training BJJ, 40 Get The Blue Belt, <1 Get The Black Belt"

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is becoming increasingly popular and more and more people start training it with each passing year… But that isn’t to say that lots of people will be able to keep...

Haisam Rida Talks ‘UFC Black Belts’: “I Don’t Really Know, You Know?”

It’s true that some UFC athletes have been promoted to the rank of a BJJ black belt level without having competed in Jiu-Jitsu… Such as Alex Pereira. And, well, the public’s opinion...

Olympic Wrestler Tries To Beat A BJJ Black Belt in a Grappling Match

In an intriguing display of martial prowess, Olympic alternate and 10-time national champion, Jake Clark, takes on a challenging grappling match against a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. Known for...

Flavio Almeida Promoted To 6th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Flavio Almeida, a prominent competitor and coach at Gracie Barra, has been promoted to a 6th-degree BJJ black belt by Carlos Gracie Jr.! Almeida shared the news via social media:   View this...

Muay Thai Champ Competes In BJJ After Training just 6 Months, Submits Judo Black Belt National Team Member

Flashback: Bernueng Sakhomsin, a Muay Thai champion decided to compete in BJJ in the white belt division. He has a rich Muay Thai background being the Rajadamnern Stadium Muay Thai champion in 2006...

ADGS Abu Dhabi: Check Out The Highlights Registered In The Professional Black Belt

After spending the whole season traveling the globe and bringing exciting Jiu-Jitsu duels to some of the most beautiful cities in the world, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour is coming back to the...

UFC Vet Who Spat at 10th Planet Black Belt Because of “Lockdown” Explains His Side of Story

At the recent IBJJF Atlanta Spring Open, a controversy erupted involving former UFC fighter and decorated BJJ black belt, Rafael Assunção, and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Matt Walsh. The...

UFC Vet Raphael Asuncao Insults & Spits at 10th Planet Black Belt Because of “Lockdown” Knee Reap at IBJJF Tournament

At the recent IBJJF Atlanta Spring Open, a controversy erupted involving former UFC fighter and decorated BJJ black belt, Rafael Assunção, and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Matt Walsh. The...

When Mackenzie Dern Faced a Male Judo Black Belt in Japan

Japanese TV has hosted a  series of strange challenge matches between top female grapplers vs male Judokas. While male vs female rolling sessions are normal in the gym, they are much rarer in a...

Ed O’Neill On The Long Journey to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ed O’Neill is one of the rare celebrities that is also a BJJ black belt. His professional success is only paralleled with his dedication to martial arts. Ed is a black belt under Rorion Gracie...