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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Michael Bisping Believes McGregor’s Downfall will be Lack Of Jiu Jitsu Preparation

Even though Conor McGregor recently brought in a Chechen black belt to help out with preparation for Khabib, former middleweight UFC champion Michael Bisping believes bjj will be Conor’s...

Clark Gracie Injured – Gracie Pro Main event Now Durinho v Sergio Moraes

Gracie Pro had struggled a great deal to find a worthy follow up to Roger Gracie v Buchecha. It seemed as tho finding another Gracie to headline would be incentive enough for a while there even...

Jon Teflon Jones Gets Off Easy Thanks To Snitches Clause of USADA – Eligible to Fight This Fall

Jon Jones has always been adept at cleaning up his messes. His last doping incident resolved itself in a stunning manner. Jon Jones was initially facing a 48-month suspension due to his positive test...

Nicky Ryan To Face Off Against Hideo Tokoro in Special Quintet Match

Quintet is constantly upping their game. After announcing a very exciting line up featuring among others Team Alpha male Quintet got the hot new prospect Nicky Ryan to duke it out with spectacular...

Cris Cyborg Believes Nunes is A Traitor To Brazil – Calls Nunes Creonte

The match that Amanda Nunes has long tried to hold back is coming together after all. She will be facing Cyborg Dec. 29th. In light of this Cyborg has opted to use a pejorative term Creonte relating...

Famed BJJ Coach Gordinho Dismayed With Mendes Bros Poaching His Students Under False Pretense

Rafael Correa “Gordinho” made his name in the bjj community on hard work. He is a former world champion and one of the main figures in competitive BJJ in the early 2000s. Recently he shared the...

Ryan Hall: I Don’t Think Bravery Is An Issue in (BJ Penn) Case & I will Try to Match that Myself

Ryan Hall has had a very long lay off from the UFC to the point where people were wondering if he was even still fighting. The controversial response to the Grey Maynard fight certainly had its...

Schoolboy Bounced Back From victim of bullying To Jiu-jitsu Competitor

Recently a very inspiring story came to light. Nine-year-old Shea Williams went from being a victim of bullying – who suffered stress-related alopecia due to being bullied – to a...

Kid Yamamoto – Dead At 41

Some really stunning news surfaced earlier today when it was revealed Kid Yamamoto has tragically passed away at age 41. Yamamoto’s gym, Krazybee in Tokyo, broke the tragic news on social media:...

10 time IBJJF World Champion could face Combat Sambo World Champion in the near future

10 time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine is soon set to make his second appearance in Brave Combat Federation in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The BJJ legend will be fighting yet another blackbelt in...

Mansher Khera In As Team Alpha Male At Quintet – Final Roster Released

Quintet is fast approaching. Perhaps the most exciting event in grappling is a unique group challenge. MAnsher Khera – who was quietly ousted from Team Marcelo Garcia and is currently at Unity...

ONE Fighter Breaks Down Unique Chicken Wing From The Back Submission He Pulled Off Recently

ONE FC certainly provides variety to the world of MMA. Beyond housing several Gracies and Garry Tonon ONE was also a home to a very unique submission. In spite of the submission being a sort of...

Gordon Ryan Slams IBJJF For Not Sharing About Him Even Though He Put On Quite A Show

Gordon Ryan has been vocal about his desire to elevate bjj however when things went awry with ACB, Ryan found himself competing at NoGi Pans.     View this post on Instagram  ...

Keenan Cornelius Shares On How To Deal With DQs in BJJ

Sport jiu jitsu has many pitfalls but one of the hardest things to deal with is when rules simply aren’t on your side or are open to interpretation. After winning his first match easily, he...

Eddie Wolverine Under Fire For Being An Aggressive Sparring partner

Wolverine recently opted to switch teams and transitioned to Unity. This uncovered the rift in the Death Squad between Gordon Ryan and Wolverine. And as we were all buy reading that staggering...

Chechen Black Belt Who Helped McGregor: I am not here to make friends, it is just the fight business. I need to feed my family

Chechen Black Belt Ayub Magomadov came under fire when it was uncovered he was tapped to help prepare McGregor for the Khabib Nurmagomedov match up. The post – and Magomadov’s presence at...

Immense Cultural Effect Of the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast on the Rise Of BJJ

Joe Rogan has been the utmost authority for all things martial arts. He’s recently piped in about something that’s been grating him for quite some time – Jiu Jitsu matches are not fights (in...

Gordon Ryan and Jon Calestine Clash Over Wolverine leaving Renzo’s On Social media

Eddie Wolverine’s transition to Unity is having very detrimental effect to the rest of the Renzo Gracie team. Every day seems to unearth some inner conflict and disregard. The latest is the...

Rickson Gracie Teaches How To Keep your Posture

  Posture is one of the core principles of jiu-jitsu. Proper posture will keep you safe from submissions and sweeps.   From Henry Akins, a Rickson Gracie black belt: In order to open the...

10 times IBJJF champion predicts submission win at Brave 16

Bruno Malfacine has turned his attention towards professional mixed martial arts after his landmark 10th world title win at IBJJF world championships. Malfacine will have his third professional fight...

Roger Gracie Shares Guillotine Defense Details

Through the years there were plenty of debates on the guillotine. There’s a variety of grips, variations and body type modifications you can apply in order to get the most from the experience....

Matsurfing: You Can Be a Creonte and Proud

I’ve left ExileMMA three times. Once at the end of uni, once when I left to do an internship, and most recently upon moving to London. I’ll be back to visit, of course, but I do think...

Conor McGregor brings Out Alliance Black Belt To Help Prep For Khabib

We’re 3 weeks away from the One of the most anticipated UFC fights – Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov. As it turns out Dillon Danis wasn’t enough for Conor so he brought down...

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn Match Up – Date Set

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn is a go. The jiu jitsu aces will square off in the UFC Octagon at UFC 232. UFC 232 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that...