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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Math Teacher Accused of Running ‘Fight Club’ For Students

    Movie Fight Club is almost 20 years old yet with every passing day it’s more and more relevant. The latest fight club adjacent happening involved a Connecticut teacher who...

Sikh fighter Set To Wear Turban at UFC In Spite Reebok

    Earlier in 2016 Donald Cowboy Cerrone came under heavy critique for wearing a patch in honor of his terminally ill grandmother on his reebok shorts at the UFC. At the time he was quoted...

Bruno Malfacine Armbars His Way To 2nd MMA Victory

    Bruno Malfacine is 9x IBJJF World Champion. On top of that he’s been prepping to venture into mma for quite some time. He recently he signed with the Brave promotion for his 2nd MMA...

Japanese Officials Admit Harassment Of 4x Olympic Champion Icho

    News of scandals in wrestling are quite often. But we don’t always hear about admissions of guilt. Japan Wrestling Federation admitted Friday that one of its directors harassed...

Why You Can’t Afford To Have A Garbage Top Game in BJJ

written by Nick Chewy Albin of  chewjitsu.net   Today’s question is about having a garbage top game in BJJ. In the question he says he is decent at guard passing but is unable to...

CM Punk Returns To Octagon June 9th Against Inexperienced Michael Jackson. Is the UFC Stacking Odds in his Favor?

    Apparently the cross promotional options with pro wrestling are strong – the 36 year old former pro wrestler Phil “CM Punk” Brooks will be returning to action at UFC...

Viral BJJ Challenge: Keenan Cornelius, Lucas Hulk and Hinger Put Gi Pants On Without Hands

  Atos Aces are traveling and with hotel woes came a particular procrastination challenge: Can you put your gi pants on without hands? Let’s have ADCC medalist Keenan Cornelius explain it:...

Russian Market Renames Chicken to Conor McGregor

There is a massive 50% OFF  SALE on Video Instructionals at BJJ Fanatics, which feature quality instructionals from Tom DeBlass, Craig Jones, Dean Lister, Bernardo Faria and many more….(Type in...

Was Joe Rogan Biased Against Khabib ? BJJ Scout Explains Al Iaquinta’s Anti Wrestling Strategy

  After many changes UFC 223 was finally a go with just a day left. What was once Tony Ferguson & Khabib match up promptly shifted into Khabib and Max Holloway and then in a twist of fate...

Craig Jones Leads Team Polaris to Quintet Victory

When Sakuraba announced his group grappling event many of us in the grappling community were baffled. How would a group challenge worked? As Quintet1 proved in association with UFC Fight Pass –...

New Jersey’s Bergen Catholic school Allegedly Covered Up Wrestling Coaches’ Sexual Harassment Of Boys

  New Jersey’s all boys catholic school came under heavy fire over the weekend when a lawsuit was filed alleging a culture of sexual and verbal abuse on the wrestling team and cover up by...

John Danaher: Historically, I’ve always held Nicky Ryan Back & I’ve Always Been Wrong

    Nicky Ryan will soon be in perhaps the biggest match of his career but is it too soon for such a high level test? John Danaher told flograppling:  “Historically, I’ve always...

Sapateiro Management: If You’re Taking Privates From Goncalves While He’s Waiting Trial You Will Never Compete on Sapateiro

    In bjj taking stands is quite rare due to highly individual nature of the sports. In fact many questionable characters remain looming in the corners with the silent support of the...

How to Break Through the Blue Belt Plateau

When you first start BJJ, it’s easy to get better. You learn new moves and improve after every class. But just showing up to class does not work forever. From my experience, most people hit a...

Is Jiu jitsu is a Martial Art First and a Martial Sport Second?

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a relatively new sport even though grappling is as old as time. Still the fact that the lifestyle aspect of bjj so prevalent is saying something. It’s A Way...

Paige Van Zant Reveals Being Gang Raped in New Book

    Many know Paige Van Zant as UFC’s young prospect akin to Sage Northcutt. Yet what many might not know is that she’s had her fair deal of hardships. And no these don’t...

Dana White Says All Is Good With McGregor

    After several shocking days that have led UFC 223 to be almost a complete scrap the leader of the organization is now reportedly good with McGregor?!  “We talked, it’s good,”...

94 Year Old Judo Sensei Credits Judo With His Vitality: Get Off Your Butt and Do Something!

  As a part of BBC’s Amazing Humans series a peculiar clip made its debut yesterday. In it a 94 year old judoka explains how judo has enriched his life, about teaching more than 3...

Ronda Rousey Armbars Her Way To Triumphant Wrestlemania Debut

    While many argue that the defining error in Ronda Rousey’s career was her overconfidence in boxing nobody can argue with her armbars. This is exactly what her inaugural...

John Danaher Would’ve Been Disappointed If Tonon Submitted His First Opponent in MMA

    John Danaher is a man of many talents, certainly the biggest coaching world class grappling and mma talent. The Georges St Pierre grappling coach has his own Death squad – a group...

Rose Namajunas Re-Affirms Domination, Wins Again Against Joanna Jedrzejczyk

    Rose Namajunas was being tested – one hit wonder of a legitimate champion. The fight went the full distance and in the end left doubters shy.   What a fight! Both contenders...

Khabib Goes The Full Distance With Iaquinta- Thanks Putin, Calls Out GSP

  Khabib Nurmagomedov got a surprisingly tough opponent after all. The Matt Serra camp produced a fearless opponent who stepped up and fought the now undisputed lightweight champion in a single...

Minotauro Brothers Introduce Para Jiu-Jitsu In Paraolympic Center

    In an effort to promote the sport Rodrigo Minotauro and Rogerio Minotauro found themselves promoting the training of para jiu jitsu in Brazil past Wednesday. Actor Chris Pratt...

Just Married Gabi Garcia Reveals Struggle With Depression Prior To Last Rizin Bout

    Gabi Garcia has had a widely recorded tumultuous relationship with her mma career. The bjj giant has struggled to find credible opponents and has been an object of mockery for many due...