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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Roxanne Modafferi Has A Funny Way Of Shutting Down A Troll in DMS

    Roxanne Modafferi was amazing to watchin the latest season of TUF. The quiet Modafferi is all but unimaginable in a sexual context outside of the ring.   My Aunt Connie’s...

Duke Roufus’ Worst Martial Arts Experience Was During His BJJ Blue Belt Test

    Duke Roufus is an American former kickboxer and head coach of the Roufusport competition team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is a well-known striking coach in North America....

Rose Namajunas named ESPN’s 2017 MMA Fighter of the Year

    Rose Namajunas has had a very interesting year. The brown belt in jiu jitsu managed to defeat Joanna Jędrzejczyk. And her unique approach to MMA zeitgeist where everyone trash talks...

Rickson’s Daughter Reveals How BJJ Helped Her Cope With Trauma, Talks Running an Academy with Sister

    Rickson Gracie is perhaps the biggest legend of the Gracie family. While we often hear about Kron we’ve seldom heard from his two daughters. This led to an extensive interview...

ACB Jiu Jitsu Changing Format To Super League as They Sign Buchecha, Rodolfo Vieira & More

    Berkut has been the home of very good jiu jitsu since the very start. And more importantly they’re not afraid to toy with the format hoping to have the most exciting and best...

Dillon Danis Shares Video Training With Miyaos

    Dillon Danis has had an interesting year. After his ouster from the Marcelo Garcia Academy he’s bounced back and forth a bit even representing Drysdale’s Zenith in some...

Gabi Garcia: “I’m a person who can speak with authority about Bullying. I was the person who most suffered from it in the history of Jiu-Jitsu.”

    Gabi Garcia has been booked to duel middle aged former pro wrestlers back to back. Yet somehow she feels like she’s a competent commentator on bullying – which is why she...

USADA/UFC Lead Jeff Novitzky doesn’t believe Jon Jones Intentionally Used Doping

    With Ronda Rousey mia, Conor McGregor on a sabbatical UFC is lacking in starpower. And to make matters worse the one star who riled up much of the community got pinged for doping for...

Blue Belt Woman Stabbed 34 Times Has Friends Fundraising Looking To Speed Up Mat Return

    Resident of Louisville, Kentacky Cassidy Foster is recovering after being stabbed over 30 times. She was vacationing with her family when she was attacked by her husband. “She was...

UFC Strips Credentials from Jackson Wink Photographer after Cris Cyborg Comments

    There was much fuss about the Cris Cyborg Holly Holm match. The two definitely have quite a bit of skill and heart between them but what made even more waves perhaps was unsportsmanlike...

How Constant Smashing Can Lead To You Losing Your Belt

  BJJ is a great way to blow off steam but between people lines get crossed all the time. So how do you deal with a student that over the top smashes everyone? Well one distinction that’s...

Strangest BJJ Promotion Rituals

    While there are many different promotion rituals perhaps the most famous is the gauntlet. Even though the art itself is brazilian the gauntlet originated in USA with Chris Haueter...

Ralek Gracie responds to More Criticism – He Needs Support To Repay Debts Plus Reveals Why Metamoris Ran Into Trouble

    Ralek Gracie is pushing hard for his latest project The Foundation. His hope is that this venture will end up redeeming him to community. Truth be told The Foundation – currently...

Mackenzie Dern’s First Opponent in Octagon Revealed – Ashley Yoder at UFC 222

    Mackenzie Dern will be making her UFC debut in March of 2018. MMAFighting.com reported Dern’s opponent will be Ashley Yoder (5-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) at UFC 222, which takes place March 3...

Russel Brand Got Cauliflower Ear and Had It Drained

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son...

Eddie Cummings Sparks Rumors Of Disagreement with Danaher By Prepping at Another School

    Eddie Cummings has had a rough year. After much preparation and hardship he was forced to pull out of ADCC due to a knee injury. But it seems Eddie’s woes aren’t limited to...

Jackson-Winkeljohn Photographer Repeatedly Calls Cris Cyborg a ‘he’ After Defeating Holm

    The inability of Holly Holm to get the best the intense Cris Cyborg got to the hearts of many spectators but perhaps none as much as Jackson-Winkeljohn Photographer who was tempted...

Mackenzie Dern Making Her UFC Debut In First Half of 2018

    It has been confirmed that Mackenzie Dern will be entering the octagon in early 2018. The bjj world champ started out at LFA quickly working through her opponents which lead to signing...

If you Tear A Knee Ligament Odds Are You Will Develop Arthritis in the Next Decade

    Knee injuries are one of the horrors of most sport. Even in movies there’s a special cringe level of villainy when someone gets shot in the knee. If there is one joint that causes...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Give me Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson On Same Night

    Khabib is invigorated by his latest victory and ready to make the claim to the division belt after scoring a decision victory against Edson Barbosa.  “When I’m injured, they talk...

Cris Cyborg Wants Anyone But Another Brazilian After Dominance Over Holm

    Cyborg (19-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) now holds the UFC’s women’s 145-pound belt. As affirmed by a dominant decision victory over Holly Holm. The immediate question on Cyborg’s mind is...

Round Up Of Funniest Cases Of fraudulent Belt Promotions

    Through the years many cases of self promoted jiu jiteiros were outed. While some excused themselves saying it was japanese jiu jitsu, a discipline they made out some outright owned it....

Gabi Garcia Shares Nosebleed evidence, Very Shaken Up About Rizin Bout Cancellation

    Gabi Garcia’s grotesque failure to make 95kg made all the big media on Thursday. She missed by 12kg which is almost unheard of. In addition to providing a look at evidence of...

After Easy Weight Cut Khabib Seriously Considering Going Down A Weight Class

    Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most intense fighters in the UFC. The Dagestan born sambo artist is widely known for being cheeky but in spite of his funny streak the Eagle is...