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Ralek Gracie Wants To Compete in CJI & Use $1 Million Prize Money to Settle his Metamoris Debts

The world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is buzzing with the latest announcement from the controversial black belt and event organizer, Ralek Gracie. Gracie, who has been out of the competitive scene for...

Rickson Gracie Reveals His Toughest Roll Ever – And It’s Not A BJJ Athlete

At an “ask me anything” session at Rickson Academy, a student had an opportunity to ask Rickson Gracie the following question: “Who was the toughest guy you ever trained...

Rivals on the Mat: Roger Gracie & Marcus Buchecha Epic Seminar at Frota Academy, Zurich

Prepare for an unparalleled Jiu-Jitsu experience as two of the sport’s greatest champions, Roger Gracie and Marcus Buchecha, join forces for an exclusive seminar at Frota Academy in Zurich,...

Kron Gracie Talks Promoting Students To Next Level: “The Belt Cannot Be Treated As A Sandwich”

How does your coach approach promoting students to the next belt level? Do you think he takes it too lightly? Or is he too strict when it comes to promotions? Well, Kron Gracie appears to be more on...

Kyra Gracie: “Women Weren’t Valued In The [Gracie] Family, They Were Prohibited From Training”

As the granddaughter of Robson Gracie – and niece to Ralph, Ryan, and Renzo Gracie – Kyra Gracie grew up in a conservative family in Rio de Janeiro, where martial arts were considered a...

Former Fighter Compares Demian Maia, Roger Gracie, & Buchecha: “The Best Is…”

Many athletes carry the title of “greatest of all time” in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, with each athlete bringing something special of their own to the mats. For example, Roger...

The Evolution of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: From Gracie Roots to Global Phenomenon

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) originates from the Gracie family, particularly brothers Carlos and Helio Gracie. The art itself traces back to the teachings of Mitsuyo Maeda, a Japanese judo expert who...

Roger Gracie Had To Change his Strength Training Method as It Negatively Affected His BJJ & Recovery

Roger Gracie widely recognized as the greatest BJJ practitioner of all time (GOAT). In fact Gracie is so dominant that last year he was able to submit 10x World Champion Marcos ‘Buchecha’...

Royce Gracie Explains Why He Won’t Wear a Coral Belt But instead Wears a Blue Belt

  For the past few years, Royce Gracie has been wearing a dark blue belt in honour of his father Grandmaster Helio Gracie.     After the death of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Royce...

Royce Gracie Did 3 Hour Cold Water Swims, Ran 41 Miles In A Single Session – For His UFC 1 Preparation

Various people prepare in various ways for their fights… But back when Royce Gracie did it for his UFC 1 preparation, he pushed it to the extreme. During his appearance on the Joe Rogan...

Royce Gracie on What Happened When Gordon Ryan Asked to Roll with Him

In a recent episode on the Joe Rogan podcast, MMA legend Royce Gracie shares a memorable encounter with jiu-jitsu phenomenon Gordon Ryan. Gracie, a pioneer of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in mixed martial...

Royce Gracie Reveals Why His Father Chose Him For The UFC 1 Fight

Royce Gracie recently shed light on why his family selected him to fight in UFC 1, back in 1993. And, well, the reason might surprise you… Because it was trusted that Royce will not inflict...

UFC’s Cub Swanson Shares Deep-Rooted Feud with Kron Gracie and His Ban from BJJ Gyms

In a candid revelation, UFC veteran Cub Swanson opened up about a long-standing feud with Kron Gracie, shedding light on the intricate dynamics within the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community. Swanson’s...

Become More Creative in BJJ by Rolling Like Rickson Gracie

Do you feel as if you’re somewhat stalling with your progress in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… As if the things that used to work for you don’t work as well anymore, and as if you’re...

Olympic Champ Mark Schultz On How He Challenged Rickson Gracie: “I Held Him in a Cradle For 20 Mins”

Olympic and 2-time World champion freestyle wrestler, Mark Schultz, whose life story was featured in the movie ‘Foxcatcher’ has been a Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Pedro Sauer for about two years....

Royce Gracie’s UFC 1 Opponent Passes Away At 61 Years Old

Art Jimmerson, who famously faced Royce Gracie in the inaugural UFC event in 1993, passed away last Wednesday at the age of 61. His daughter confirmed his death but did not disclose the cause....

Royce Gracie Criticizes BJJ Competition: “It Doesn’t Work That Way”

Royce Gracie isn’t particularly “in love” with the present state of competition in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Why? Because he doesn’t believe it portrays a true picture. According...

Renzo Gracie’s 100% Success Toe hold From Half guard

Leg locks have revolutionized the landscape of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, offering practitioners of all sizes a potent weapon against larger and stronger opponents. Among the various leg locks, the toe...

Renzo Gracie Has The Funniest Analogy for Difference Between Gi & No Gi Jiu-Jitsu

Gi and No Gi are the 2 forms of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gi Jiu Jitsu is grappling with the use of a traditional Gi, which allows you to grab the clothing of your opponent. No Gi is grappling without the...

Outrageous Excerpts from Rickson Gracie’s Book Gain Widespread Attention on Social Media

The legendary Rickson Gracie is respected by many members of the Jiu-Jitsu community. He wrote a book a couple of years ago with some help from another writer and shared some surprising information....

10x World Champ Roger Gracie Says Anyone Can Become A World Champion With These 5 Secrets

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Someone Training Both Compares Gracie & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Photo: Metamoris 1, Ryron Gracie vs Andre Galvao. Guest post Tony Pacenski who is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Rodrigo Medeiros (BJJ Revolution Team). He runs his academy Soulfight and the excellent...

Rickson Gracie Explains Difference Between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

The recent “Jocko Podcast”, led by Jocko Willink, hosted one of the biggest Jiu-Jitsu legends in the world: Rickson Gracie. Rickson spoke about many interesting subjects that have to do...

Rickson Gracie Shows How To Apply Pressure in the Guard

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art renowned for its ground fighting and submission techniques, where mastering the art of applying pressure can be a game-changer. Among the legends of BJJ, Rickson...