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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Gordon Ryan Condemns Erberth Santos – While At The Same Time Saluting The Culture That Lead To This

Gordon Ryan has long been a fan of the bullying culture in bjj having said things like: But then again he also thinks he’d be the right person to criticize Erberth Santos for his actions: He...

Craig Jones Managed To Submit Gabriel Arges With a Slick Backtake

In a weekend of huge events Craig Jones did his best to steal the focus away from the disgruntled. THe Australian phenom who made his name at ADCC 2017 managed to sub IBJJF proven champ Gabriel...

Felipe Pena Weighs In On Santos Incident: It’s a shame what happened

Felipe Pena has been at the center of controversy over the weekend thanks to his BJJ Stars match with Erberth Santos going awry. Felipe Pena and Erberth Santos faced each other in the final match of...

Marcelo Garcia’s Condition For A Grappling Comeback: NO TRASH TALK

Marcelo Garcia rattled the entire community couple of months ago when he hinted of a return to competitive grappling. Garcia, 36, is widely considered one of the greatest grapplers of all time. But...

Yuri Simoes Scores A Shoe In Victory At CJJ

Troubled combat jiu jitsu fight night came to its inevitable conclusion last night when the only experienced grappler earned himself a new title. As a reminder CJJ Fight Night has certainly gone...

Jiu-jitsu ‘Jedi’ Damian Todd overcomes Pain to set world record Having Rolled 24 Hours Non Stop

A former British Royal Marines commando Damian Todd has done it! He managed to practice Brazilian jiu-jitsu for 24 hours non-stop at an Adelaide martial arts school. However it did come at a price...

Son of reggae icon Bob Marley – Ziggy Marley Does BJJ

People have long coupled the stoner surfer culture and jiu jitsu. As such it should be no surprise that son of late Bob Marley was spotted working on his bjj alongside Ashton Kutcher.   View...

Bradley Cooper is Doing BJJ

Bradley Cooper is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for many awards, including seven Academy Awards and a Tony Award, and has won a Grammy Award and a BAFTA Award. Cooper...

Chael Sonnen Amazed at Blowback of Kron Gracie’s debut Win in the UFC

Chael Sonnen has long been one of the most interesting color commentators of the UFC. Former UFC fighter and experienced wrestler recently took a chance to weigh in on young Gracie’s debut in...

Erberth Santos Joins Kasai 5 Heavyweight Tournament

In spite of Kasai’s troubling ruleset they’ve landed another heavy hitter – Erberth Santos. The bad boy of bjj has had mixed success in nogi but in spite of that one of the richest...

Florence Deputy Caught Using Illegal Chokehold

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office found itself in hot water after  woman who says she saw two Florence County deputies use excessive force on a man they were trying to arrest released...

Following Failed Khabib Negotiations GSP Set To Retire

Georges St Pierre is looking at retirement. One of the last legendary fighters might be hanging up the gloves. GSP’s current record stands at 26-2 with the two losses being to Matt Serra and...

How Jiu Jitsu Can Work Against Multiple Opponents

Jiu Jitsu has definitely proven itself against every layman and especially so for the members of the law enforcement. However bjj is often begrudged lack of efficacy for more opponents than one. THis...

Gracie Family on Kron Gracie’s UFC debut win: “He’s at the level of Demian Maia & Jacare”

Gracie Family may have been one part of a reason why Ben Askren made such scathing comments yesterday. The Gracies have never been too shy to toot their own horn – and with Kron it’s no...

Gordon Ryan Schedules Reconstructive Surgery for Next Week

Gordon Ryan’s first major injury had everyone curious. How will the ADCC medalist deal with this setback – by many accounts first major one in his young career. The injury in question is...

Combat Jiu Jitsu Fight Night Falls Apart – Now With 0 From Original 4 Grapplers

Combat Jiu Jitsu Fight Night has certainly gone through a major transition. From Gordon Ryan, Vinny Magalhaes, Werdum and Josh Barnett it steadily moved through each one of these participants in the...

Ben Askren Takes a Dig At BJJ – High level BJJ guy Chokes Very Low Level Grappler & People Be Like #BJJ4life

Ben Askren has long been quite outspoken about all the things he’s come to not appreciate in bjj. From the way classes are held to the way there’ basically no preselection in class...

Brown Belt Accused of Attempted Murder Of Rayron Gracie’s Mom

One Vinicius Batista Serra (27) attacked Elaine Caparroz (55)in her home over several hours. Vinicius Batista Serra is reportedly a brown belt under Brazilian top team who were none too pleased...

Vancouver Girl Dies after Playing Dangerous Choke out Game

Gabby Perez tragically lost her life as a result of a choke out. The 13 year old was participating in a game of “passing out”. The goal of the game is to achieve that high that happens...

Keenan Cornelius Shows Deadly Five Finger Asphyxiation Death Grab

Keenan Cornelius has long pioneered some of the biggest innovations in contemporary jiu jitsu. The grappling phenom is back with another technique promising deadly outcome . In Cornelius’ words...

Kron Gracie Scores Submission Finish In Round 1 Of UFC Debut

Kron Gracie made his highly anticipated octagon debut against Alex Caceres at tonight’s UFC Phoenix event. The son of Rickson Gracie was cornered by Nate Diaz in his triumphant debut. Kron entered...

Rafael Lovato Jr. Set To Duke it out with Jake Shields At Polaris 9

Polaris 9 has just stepped up in a big way. They managed to match two seasoned proven grapplers and two American veterans of jiu jitsu on their Polaris 9 card.     View this post on...

Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Receives 6-Year Prison Sentence For Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Gabriel Abel Gonzalez, 39, pleaded guilty last month to a single count of committing a lewd act on a child under 14. Gonzalez, a jiu-jitsu teacher in Chula Vista, was arrested in...

Kron Gracie Says He Initially Wanted ‘Somebody Better’ Than Alex Caceres in UFC Debut

  At UFC Phoenix media day Kron Gracie was open toward several interesting topics – among them how he initially wanted somebody better than Caceres and also why it is that he hasn’t...