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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

American Rapper Lupe Fiasco Weighs In on Karate vs BJJ (Which is not a thing & nobody Asked)

Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor. It’s unclear just...

Nicky Ryan Set to Face Imanari At Polaris 8

Polaris 8 will be featuring the clash of a leglock legend – Imanari with the bannerman of the new generation, young Nicky Ryan.   View this post on Instagram Unfortunately due to injury,...

Garry Tonon Submits 3rd MMA Opponent

Garry Tonon just got another W on the books – his mma record is one victory richer.Tonon just defeated Korea’s Sung Jong Lee! Lee is a member of 10th Planet in Korea. If you like smash...

Keenan Cornelius Calls Berimbolo a Fad That Doesn’t Work Any More Above Blue belt

Keenan Cornelius has long been one of the most outstanding bjj prodigies. He’s never shied away from his attitudes either. His latest revelation includes the berimbolo. Many people were...

UFC Scraps Flyweight Division – Conor McGregor Weighs In Blaming ONE FC

UFC has long struggled to market men’s flyweight division. The 125 lbs division for men – now looks as though current champion Henry Cejudo got the short end of the stick as the UFC is...

Submissions: Bending Without Breaking

MMA competitors often tough out submissions for much longer than their BJJ counterparts. This is especially apparent with things like leg locks, where the elite grapplers sometimes tap before the sub...

Floyd Mayweather Claims He Was Misled By Rizin And Says “Completely Blindsided”

Everyone was shocked earlier this week when Rizin had Floyd Mayweather attend a press conference and seem to be in agreement with the organization regarding a some sort of fight with Asian wonderboy...

Polaris announces Vagner Rocha & Benson Henderson Match

Polaris just announced its most explosive match up to date – it will be featuring two fisty jiu jitsu practitioners – both former UFC fighters in a match against each other.  Epic fight...

Cyborg Wasn’t Too Happy with Gordon Ryan’s Words Yesterday

Gordon Ryan recently confirmed he’s signed up for Nogi Worlds in the Ultra Heavy division.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Gordon King Ryan (@gordonlovesjiujitsu) on...

MMA Fighters try Master Wong’s self-defense

You might be wondering what Wong’s self defense is – according to a site that used to sell it for only 97 pounds it is: The Master Wong Wing Chun Self Defense training course is a...

Gordon Ryan Signs Up for NOGI Worlds – “Hey guys…. stay the f*ck home”

The impending downfall of Berkut might be panning out great for IBJJF. In spite of saying many times he wouldn’t compete for free – Gordon Ryan is doing just that. He recently confirmed...

51 Year Old 10th Planet Instructor Returns to MMA After 10 year Break And Submits Opponent

51 Year Old 10th Planet Instructor Mick Broster just achieved quite a feat. Even though he hasn’t fought in MMA for 10 years he made a triumphant return recently at Budo Fighting Championships...

Can Building Muscle Actually Hurt Your Jiu-Jitsu Game?

Strength, one of the attributes that most BJJ athletes are actively trying to improve upon. An attribute that is required to be at decent levels at least when we’re talking about competitions and,...

Gui Mendes Says Belt Color Doesn’t Matter

Gui Mendes has been on the sidelines coaching for quite a few years now. The young AOJ leader has long been one of the most technical out there. Recently his student Johnatha Alves – a brown...

(Video) Shaquille O’Neal Had A Grappling Match With Former UFC Fighter Forrest Griffin

Forrest Griffin is fresh off his appearance at the Black Belt CBD where he grappled Frank Mir. Now Griffin was game to combat another giant – former LA Lakers Center Shaquille O’Neal....

Jake Paul calls out Dillon Danis – Bellator Feigns Interest

Youtube superstar brothers Logan and Jake Paul have more than 28 million subscribers on the video channel and have been all over the news with the outrageous pranks. The older brother, Jake Paul ran...

Floyd Mayweather Pivots – Set to Face Kickboxing Sensation Tenshin Nasukawa at RIZIN 14

Floyd Mayweather might soon find himself on the same card with Gabi Garcia. While many speculated on Floyd nobody could’ve guessed this. Today live from Tokyo, RIZIN announced a massive...

UFC Matchmaker Mick Maynard receives black belt from Renzo Gracie After 15 Years

In many ways UFC Matchmaker is among the most important positions in the UFC. Last night marked a momentous occasion for the current UFC Matchmaker Mick Maynard – he received his jiu jitsu...

Spyder Invitational Super Fight was A Drag – But the Gi Matches Made Up for It

A lot of folks were excited when they heard about the return of Fabricio Werdum to competitive grappling. The Brazilian former ADCC champ was set to meet a new generation contender in Lucas Hulk...

Jon Jones Shoves Gustafsson at the Face Offs

One of the most intimidating fighters of all time is getting ready for his comeback. Jon Jones had his first staredown with Alexander Gustafsson – and something went awry. Jones subsequently...

This Australian Submitted 10 Opponents to Get Quadruple Gold At Pan Pacifics

Australia seems to be the up and coming nation in bjj. After producing Kit Dale the ADCC brought the sensation that is Craig Jones. But today we’re here to talk about another up and coming...

Raphael Lovato Jr Returns To Grappling Amid Call Outs from Gegard Mousasi

Raphael Lovato Jr has been putting on great performances over at Bellator. At this point he is a main title contender. Still this isn’t taking him away from bjj as the ace has just announced he...

Werdum: Cobrinha Is Setting The Gameplan To Defeat Lucas Hulk Barbosa In Grappling

Fresh off is UFC suspension, 41 year old black belt Fabrizio Werdum has plenty to prove. In order to prep for the match he’s enlisted the help of Cobrinha as well as Yuri Simoes who he was...

Garry Tonon Talks How He Fell in love with BJJ

  Garry Tonon has long been one of the most interesting grapplers to watch. When he announced his switch to MMA everyone was excited. Now Tonon prepares for a debut in his new weight class as...