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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Gi clad John Danaher Details The Perfect Sidecontrol Escape

John Danaher honed his name crafting a nogi game for his prominent students but he seems to be branching out and is currently offering his opinion on a variety of topics including gi jiu jitsu. While...

B.J. Penn Accused of Domestic, Sexual Abuse by Partner, Issued Restraining Order

UFC Hall of famer and currently still active fighter B.J. Penn had suffered a serious setback. Penn’s estranged partner, Shealen Uaiwa alleges Penn verbally abused and menaced her in front of their...

Bjj Instructor Attacks Former Student Who Changed Academies

Anderson Silva’s former coach recently confronted a former student of his in Curtiba: The video has been making rounds around the internet with some stunned reactions. As you can see from the...

Davi Ramos Getting Back Into Octagon May 18th

Davi Ramos has been on a scary streak. The ADCC gold medalist has been putting the fear in UFC fighters. The Brazilian is on a 3 fight streak having finished all 3 of his last opponents with nifty...

Cellphonegate – Did Garry Tonon Actually Have a Phone Tucked Into His Fight shorts?

Garry Tonon is one clever cookie. After some interesting fans noticed something shiny on the back of his shorts Tonon found himself t the center of attention once again: Even though Tonon initially...

Garry Tonon has no issue with Dillon Danis: ‘He’s Doing Well for Himself’

Garry Tonon has been interviewing left and right in regards to his latest MMA bout. While on the subject Tonon also discussed Danis: “I don’t know if I would have said I would have seen it...

Dillon Danis Claims He Was Almost Jumped at Kasai “like 3 Times”

Dillon Danis has been working overtime on maintaining his notoriety. THankfully unlike Conor McGregor his rap sheet is still fairly clean and his street credit includes being punched by Khabib...

Tex Johnson Goes To Rehab Following Felipe Pena Submission Win

Tex Johnson has had one of the biggest weekends of his career. His performance at Kasai spawned many shocks around the globe as well as plenty of memes.   View this post on Instagram   l...

Jiu-jitsu Trained Man Slams Ex-girlfriend’s New Beau Into Street

Jiu jitsu can be as powerful of a weapon for good as it can for evil – this is why we advocate educating the buillied, the women and generally citizens without violent infractions in their...

Drowning On Dry Land: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Jiu-Jitsu

“Where there’s discomfort, there’s fear. In these very tough positions, you’re in a little piece of hell. And through this daily suffering, you learn to survive in these situations. You have...

Rafael Lovato Jr Finally Getting a Title Shot – Gegard Mousasi Fight Booked

Rafael Lovato Jr will be getting his stab at the Bellator belt after all. The fight was initially to happen in January however former UFC fighter and current Bellator champion Gegard Mousasi had to...

Felipe Pena Submitted, Kaynan Duarte Crowned & More Kasai

Felipe Pena had a really bad weekend. The ADCC Absolute king got his knee injured during a particularly nasty heel hook by the hand of Tex Johnson of Unity. View this post on Instagram A post shared...

Meggie Ochoa Helping Sexual Abuse Victims Rebuild Through BJJ

Filipina Brazilian Jiu-jitsu specialist Meggie Ochoa is a decorated athlete! View this post on Instagram “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your...

Jacare Guaranteed a Title Shot from the UFC if he defeats Hermansson – per his manager

Jacare has been on the fence about the treatment he’s received from the UFC. The Brazilian has knocked out Chris Weidman however his bout with Yoel Romero fell apart.   Breaking: Jacare...

Want to choke out a UFC matchmaker? It will only cost you $20

Mick Maynard just put his neck on the line. The current UFC matchmaker is a black belt under Renzo Gracie and he’s willing to risk his neck for charity. He  is pairing up with the folks...

Joe Rogan on Cannabis in the BJJ community: “It Becomes a Very Intense Meditation in Violence”

Joe Rogan has been a vocal advocate of both jiu jitsu and cannabis use (among other things). Rogan recently had Ben Shapiro on his show and talked a big game about how the two groups intersect and...

Kasai 5 Tournament Bracket Released

Kasai 5 is happening tomorrow. Ahead of the event its 205 lbs 8 men tournament groups have been released. The tournament that was to include Gordon ryan prior to injury will include Felipe Pena,...

Citizen Controls Suspect After Police Officer Is Unable to Arrest

One of the things that cannot be overestimated is the value of jiu jitsu for the law enforcement members. Hand to hand combat and the ability to control a suspect without injuring them seem like a no...

Manager: McGregor ‘Will Be Disappeared’ if he fought Khabib in Streets

While Dana White is shaking his head at the exchanges between Khbib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor the two aren’t slowing down. And the latest zingers come from Ali Abdelaziz. To remind you...

Felipe Pena And Gordon Ryan Face Off – And Are Friendly In Seminar At RGA

Felipe Pena And Gordon Ryan have been a match up for the ages. One that Gordon’s latest surgery has largely robbed us of. However recently shots taken at the RGa have started making waves...

Joe Rogan Talks The Greatness of Rickson Gracie

Joe Rogan has long been an incredibly vocal advocate for jiu jitsu. Recently he talked more about how come Royce Gracie was in the UFC and not Rickson Gracie – a question we’ve all...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Fires Back At McGregor Over Racist Tweet

Yesterday McGregor certainly managed to keep himself in the headlines and steadily pump out publicity entirely unrelated to the rape charges he’s facing in Ireland stemming from a December...

Gracie Breakdown: The Art Most Effective For Women Isn’t Accessible Due To Corrosive Culture

Earlier this week a former instructor has been convicted for abusing his female student. Sadly he wasn’t the only one – not by a long shot. Marcel Gonçalves Arrested For Sexual Assault ...

Conor McGregor tweets, deletes personal attack on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wife

Conor McGregor had just gotten himself retired but while Dana White initially OK-ed the announcement he might be changing his mind. McGregor certainly managed to keep himself in the headlines and...