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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Drysdale is Glad He Got Banged Up A Bit On The Road To Legacy Title

    Robert Drysdale is advancing his MMA career one step at a time. Long time bjj black belt recently scored a second round submission victory against Ryan Spann on July 22nd for Legacy...

Renzo Gracie: Ryan Lochte Lied About Robbery

    One time reality tv star and 12 time Olympic medalist swimmer – Ryan Lochte found himself in a bit of a jam. Apparently he lied and lodged a false complaint with the Rio Police...

5 BJJ Fighters Who Were Bullied Growing Up

  Bullying is a major problem in modern society. It’s gone so far the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention labels bullying a form of “youth violence.” Following a 2013...

10th Planet Blue Belt Tapped Out Ronda Rousey Training Partner

    Last weekend was quite a thrill for 10th Planet Blue Belt Lynn Vuong. Vuong aka Ashi Queen is an Eddie Bravo student with only a year and a half of grappling experience. The event...

Gabi Garcia Has A New Opponent At Rizin FF – Fight Set For September 25th

    A celebrated jiu-jitsu player Gabi Garcia  is gearing up for a new MMA fight. This news was announced late yesterday by Rizin. The undefeated Garcia will be fighting a football...

Talita Alencar Switches From GF Team to Alliance

    The latest to switch teams is Talita Alencar. Alencar is a black belt (she received her black belt at the podium of Worlds 2016) set to compete against Mackenzie Dern in the main...

Olympic Recap: Greco-Roman Wrestling Results

    Greco-Roman wrestling had some Cuban flair on Monday – Mijain Lopez won his third consecutive Olympic gold equaling the record set by Russian’s GOAT Aleksandr Karelin. You...

USA Judo Team Answer Media Claims That Brutal Techniques Are On Rise

    Travis Stevens and Jimmy Pedro were put on the spot given some media claims that brutal techniques in Judo are on the rise. This moniker is mostly in reference to submission holds which...

Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn Announced for UFC Manila

    It has just been announced that Ricardo Lamas will face BJ Penn at UFC Fight Night 97 headline fight taking place in Manila, Philippines.   JUST ANNOUNCED:#UFCManila Main...

Russian Wrestler Gets Choked Out, Continues And Wins Gold

    2016 Olympic Wrestling events are just heating up and there’s already some controversy! In the final match of Greco-Roman upto 75kg category Russian Roman Vlasov met with...

Grappling Central Podcast Interviews AJ Agazarm

    The outstanding bjj podcast – Grappling central Podcast had the opportunity to interview AJ Agazarm recently. Agazarm is a former division 1 wrestler but much of his fame in the...

“Submit Cancer” Results

    Yesterday was quite an exciting day in the world of grappling. Following Berkut and much anticipated Grappling industries super fight there was also a charity event presented by...

Berkut 3 Results And Clips

  Berkut 3  gathered some of the biggest names around in an East meets West grappling event yesterday(August 13th) in Grozny, Chechnya. The main event of this tournament is a fight between...

Joe Rogan Says This Wrestler Will Destroy Heavyweight Division

    The fighter in question hasn’t had professional MMA bouts but it’s no hurdle for Joe Rogan who thinks this Rusian is going to destroy the heavyweight division. Joe...

Japanese Coach Credits Crosstraining BJJ For Their Olympic Comeback

    Everybody was strategizing hard before the Olympics. And newaza was a huge factor playing into all that. Just check out the report Dr. Rhadi Ferguson and Christopher Round wrote for...

Keenan Cornelius Set To Make EBI Debut

    Keenan Cornelius is the latest high level IBJJF competitor to try his luck and skill at Eddie Bravo Invitational.  Hawaii born, Andre Galvao black belt usually competes in the upto...

Belgian Judoka Arrested After Losing Fight with BJJ Receptionist

    New details are emerging following the incident that was widely reported as Dirk Van Tichelt being beaten up following robbery. Independent now reports He was arrested after losing a...

TV Guide For This Weekend: Watch Buchecha, Barral, Keenan and more

    This weekend is going to be action packed! Lovers of grappling will have an opportunity to choose from a variety of events featuring some of the biggest names in bjj!   And honor...

Watch The Olympic Journey Of Judo Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison

    Kayla Harrison has had a lot of challenges along the way but just yesterday she won her 2nd Olympic gold in Judo, the 2nd ever gold for team USA. Prior to her success, only Jimmy...

No Holds Barred Girl Streetfight Results in A Choke Out

  Shocking girl fight video surfaced earlier today. The context of it is currently unclear. The girls seem to be going at it vale tudo style with fists blazing but in the end it’s the...

Return of the Prince: Carlson Gracie Jr To Compete in BJJ After 18 year Break

    Carlson Gracie Jr. is gearing up to get back into action! The news surfaced that master Carlson Gracie Jr. is training hard after 18 years of not competing. The Prince has is it in him...

Top 14 Judokas with The Best Ground Game

  The Ground Game (Newaza) is often a secondary focus in Judo,  but this doesn’t extend to all Judo competitors and the current Olympic games have proved it. One of our featured players...

Davi Ramos Offers Advice For Beginners, Gives His Take On Berimbolo

    Davi Ramos forged his reputation on impressive offensive moves. He remains one of the highlights of ADCC 2015 that was held in Sao Paulo, Brasil. But as he prepares for his August...

Judo Medalist Beaten Up While Celebrating In Rio

    Nobody ever thinks about the possibility of getting beaten up on their ultimate day of triumph – neither did Dirk Van Tichelt. But this is exactly what happened to the Belgian...