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Are IBJJF Tournaments Tougher Than Local BJJ Competitions Are?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments, whether local or international, each present their unique challenges and opportunities. As you prepare to transition from local tournaments to your first IBJJF...

Mica Galvao Reveals He Suffered Intestinal Infection & Foot Injury Ahead Of IBJJF Pans 2024

The 2024 season continues to shine for Mica Galvao. Following his victory at the European Championship in January, Galvao added yet another medal to his collection – by winning the IBJJF 2024...

IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Pan 2024: João Miyao, Carina Santi, and Jaime Canuto Claim Victories in Black Belt Master 1

The IBJJF 2024 Jiu-Jitsu Pan Championships continued with thrilling matches on its second day, Thursday, March 21. The day was marked by intense battles among black belt master 1 fighters, where...

IBJJF Pan: Gabi wins double gold, Gutemberg wins the Open Weight

The 2024 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Pan in Kissimmee, Florida, showcased an impressive array of talents in the adult black belt division. The final day was particularly remarkable, with standout performances...

“Mighty Mouse” Wins Gold & Silver Medals At IBJJF Pan Championship 2024

MMA legend Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson continues to impress outside the octagon… This time at IBJJF Pan Championship 2024 – where he won a gold and silver medal! Johnson...

Andre Galvao’s Daughter – Sarah Galvao – Wins IBJJF Pan Championship 2024 Purple Belt Double Gold

Sarah Galvao, daughter of legendary Andre Galvao, has once again demonstrated her exceptional talent – by winning two gold medals in the purple belt division of the IBJJF Pan Championship 2024!...

The 5 Most Common Tactical Mistakes in IBJJF Competitions

Tarik Hopstock shares valuable insights for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitors, especially those participating in International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) tournaments. With years of...

IBJJF European Champion Shares How to Build a Strategy to Win a BJJ Competition

Developing an Effective Strategy is Key to Achieving Success in Jiu-Jitsu Competition. While it would be ideal to achieve our goals with minimal effort, true accomplishment is found through...

Doctor & BJJ Black Belt on How To Fix IBJJF’s Steroid Problem

In a candid and insightful discussion, Dr. Mike Piekarski, a renowned physical therapist, orthopedic clinical specialist, and a respected Jiu Jitsu black belt, delves into the pressing issue of...

USADA To Test For PEDs At IBJJF Pan Championship For First Time Ever

In an unprecedented move, the IBJJF Pan Championship has announced a partnership with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to conduct performance-enhancing drug (PED) tests on its...

The IBJJF European Championship 2024: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under the Spotlight in Paris

For the second consecutive year, Paris has hosted an exceptional event: the IBJJF European Championship. Organized in collaboration with the French federation CFJJB, this internationally renowned...

[WATCH] Medical Staff Slow To Help Injured IBJJF Competitor – But For Good Reason

In a recent IBJJF tournament, some critiques were cast on the medical team’s performance – following an incident that emphasized the paramount importance of proficient medical support in...

Mica Galvao Announces That He’ll Compete In All IBJJF Grand Slam Events In 2024

Mica Galvao has recently announced his goal to compete in all four major International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) events in 2024! This decision puts him in the running for the prestigious...

Gracie Barra Instructor of IBJJF Europeans Sandbagger: ‘I’m So Sorry About This Whole Situation’

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

Instructor of 2024 IBJJF Europeans Sandbagger Issues Statement Attempting to Clarify the Situation

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

Sandbagger At 2024 IBJJF Europeans: Blue Belt Competes As White Belt & Wins Gold

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

Gordon Ryan Claims Nobody Cares About IBJJF Competitors: “IBJJF is Slipping Quickly Into Irrelevance”

An intriguing discussion took place between ADCC silver medalist Nick Rordiguez and his co-hosts regarding the prestige of certain grappling competitions. They pondered whether achieving success at...

Baret Yoshida Submits Opponent with his Own Belt in IBJJF Tournament Using Infamous “Assassin Choke”

MMA and Grappling veteran Baret Yoshida is famous for crazy Back takes and crucifixes. At a recent IBJJF tournament, he was able to submit his opponent with the Assasin choke using his own belt!...

Roberto Cyborg Explains What Keeps Him Motivated To Compete in BJJ Despite IBJJF Doping Ban

BJJ world champion Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu is confirmed in the Absolute GP of BJJ Stars 10, to be disputed on Saturday, April 22nd, in São Paulo, Brazil. At 42 years old, Cyborg said he was...

Various IBJJF Legal Ways To Tap Your Opponent Using the BJJ Belt

Did you know that, under IBJJF rules, it is allowed to use the belt to submit your opponent as long as it is tied around the waist? Here Joao Miyao shows three submissions using the belt.   View...

IBJJF Changes Rules With Focus On Transgender Athletes & The Meregali Incident

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) has announced a series of updates to the rules governing major Jiu-Jitsu competitions worldwide. These updates include modifications to...

IBJJF World Champion Igor Tanabe Puts Opponent To Sleep In 1st Round At RIZIN 45

Igor Tanabe Guimarães is a Brazilian grappler and a jiu-jitsu black belt under Walter Lima Franco and Eduardo Telles, as well as a representative of the Nine-Nine Academy competing internationally....

Ffion Davies Is The First European To Win Double Gold At IBJJF No-Gi World Championship

In a so-far-unprecedented-feat, Ffion Davies has once again immortalized her name in the history of submission grappling – by winning double gold at the 2023 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship!...

Maggie Lira Retires From Professional Grappling At IBJJF No-Gi Worlds 2023

Maggie Lira has chosen the 2023 IBJJF No-Gi World Championship as the stage to announce her retirement from the world of professional grappling. Despite her relatively young age and recent...