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Author Archive: BJJEE

Kasai Books Tex Johnson Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

For the bjj community it’s definitely bigger news when the community disapproves of a member who is under investigation for serious criminal allegations than not. Kasai followed in the shady...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Bullies UFC Into Reducing The Suspensions Of His Teammates

Khabib Nurmagomedov is taking a cue from the McGregor book of hustling and has opted to bide his time and bully the UFC into reducing suspensions for his teammates. Of course they were suspended as a...

Rickson Gracie Has Some Chosen Words For Leglocks

Many consider Rickson one of the greatest BJJ practitioners of all time. Son of Grand Master Helio Gracie proved his value through several Vale-Tudo bouts in Brazil and Japan. He competed for years...

BJJ Globetrotters leader Christian Graugart Confirms They Denied Tex Johnson’s Request To Represent Them

Yesterday we reported that a troubling investigation into Tex Johnson’s behavior wasn’t enough for either the IBJJF or the Ribeiro jiu jitsu team to shun him. As a reminder a Unity...

Former UFC Fighter Josh Copeland Receives 2 Years Of Probation After Domestic Violence Incident

Former UFC Fighter Josh Copeland caught a big break as he just managed to skate by on probation for accusations of domestic violence. Copeland, 36, pleaded guilty to a pair of charges – felony...

Demian Maia to Duke It Out With Anthony Rocco Martin

Demian Maia just managed to break his 3 fight losing streak in victory over Lyman Good. In fairness to Maia all 3 of his opponents before Good were A class wrestlers. They were Tyron Woodley, Colby...

Tex Johnson To Represent Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu While Sexual Assault Allegations Are Investigated

Aron Tex Johnson changed several banners during his problematic professional career as a grappler. If you’re unfamiliar with Johnson .. well here’s what you need to know:   Johnson...

Two people were caught bricking car windows outside A BJJ Academy

A peculiar scene surfaced on reddit yesterday under the headline “Two people were caught bricking car windows outside our gym, couldn’t have picked a better place”. The image attached...

Garry Tonon wants Kron Gracie fight

Garry Tonon might be jut 5-0 but he isn’t letting that old ADCC grudge go. Tonon is fresh off of an amazing performance against Nakahara at ONE FC but he has his sights set on Gracie, in spite...

Yoel Romero, Anthony Pettis and Jorge Masvidal Set To Grappling Superfights

Anthony Pettis and Jorge Masvidal will be going up against each other in a jiu jitsu superfight scheduled for this summer. The event proceeds will be supporting a charity organization with a part of...

Two Allegedly Intoxicated Off-Duty Security Guards Grapple To An Armbar Finish

Drunk people doing things is a thing. This is why it’s no surprise that two off duty security guards who were allegedly slightly intoxicated filmed what looks like a scuffle. The video was...

Sean O’Malley Is Now A BJJ Purple Belt

Sean O’Malley has had a turbulent month. The undefeated UFC fighter has recently settled his doping case with USADA. .08 nanograms and they pulled me off the biggest card, suspended me and fined me...

Mind blowing Concept: How to Defend Everything with Chris Paines

Chris Paines, a black belt under Priit Mihkelson, is introduced a great new Mind Blowing Concept for his BJJ Globetrotters camp. He’s all about Defending Everything. Chris Paines covers how to...

Jordan Burroughs Pens A Heartfelt Message Of Respect To Ben Askren

Jordan Burroughs may have won a challenge wrestling match against Ben Askren, and one he wholeheartedly promoted, however, he’s not about to let it go to his head. The Olympic gold winner took...

Davi Ramos wants to see if Khabib Nurmagomedov can handle his BJJ

Davi Ramos my be just heating up but he’s still quite far, even in eyes of casuals, from challenging division champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Davi Ramos thought it would be great to challenge the...

Ali Abdelaziz shares which Gracie has the best guard in MMA

Ali Abdelaziz has a great number of fighters as his clients. Among them are Khabib Nurmagomedov, Vinny Magalhaes, Justin Gaetje and others. He recently appeared on MMA Junkie Radio broadcast and...

Best Leg Lock Specialists in Grappling Today

Leg locks started as a “lesser” technique. To quote the book by Reila Gracie: “Oswaldo Fadda’s team won, making better use of their footlock knowledge, something Helio frowned upon, calling...

Jon Jones Predicts He Will submit Thiago Santos

Jon Jones is not one to mince words. The controversial UFC phenom predicted a submission victory in Thiago Santos match up. He also discussed why a Daniel Cormier match up was not likely. Santos...

McGregor Questioned Over Assault

Conor McGregor seems to string one misdeed after another. It’s been a hard year for Conor with all the alleged scuffles and assaults he’s gotten into.   McGregor quizzed over alleged...

From 2020 on, all BJJ athletes must pass antidoping test to compete in any CBJJ events

CBJJ is the 2nd largest federation for Brazilian jiu jitsu. They’ve now opted to incorporated testing in their process in some way: It’s unclear under which body the testing will be done....

Garry Tonon Heel Hooks Opponent In Less Than a minute

It’s another triumph for Garry Tonon – and in under a minute. He managed to get a drop on and instantly apply the sub. This makes Tonon’s MMA record 5-0-0. This is Nakahara’s...

Marcelo Garcia Shows Effective Kimura Trap Counter

Kimura Trap has been a term appropriated by certain schools. As a control the kimura is very powerful. Still you don’t see videos explaining how to counter the move often. Marcelo Garcia,...

Matt Serra doesn’t think B.J. Penn needs to retire: ‘It’s not like he is getting destroyed’

Matt Serra is 44 years old. He’s been retired from MMA since 2010. Yet he doesn’t believe 40 Year old BJ Penn should retire. Speaking on the UFC Unfiltered podcast, Matt...

Kron Gracie In Talks For UFC 241

Kron Gracie made his UFC debut earlier this year. Looks like bjj ace and son of Rickson Gracie is getting ready to go back into octagon following the news that one of his best friends Nate Diaz is...