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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Firas Zahabi expects ‘cheater’ Jon Fitch to be on PEDs For Rory McDonald Fight

Firas Zahabi is a man of measured words which is why it raised quite a few eyebrows to have him be this outspoken about the Bellator match up featuring his trainee Rory McDonald and Jon Fitch. The...

6’6’’ Brazilian Featherweight Loses Debut to 5’4’’ Opponent

Favela Kombat 31 was home for a very peculiar scene. A 6’6’’ Brazilian featherweight met an opponent topping off at just 5’4’’. To make matters worse – he lost. Fight...

Keenan Cornelius: I Want To Be Unique

Keenan Cornelius just had a very discrete breakup with ATOS. All that was said of the parting boils down to “I was asked to leave”. Now a brand new video offers keen insight into just why...

Ex-UFC fighter Angela Magana in coma following complications from emergency surgery

Angela Magana is fighting for her life. Former UFC fighter is in a coma following complications from emergency surgery. Early Tuesday morning, Magana posted on Facebook and Twitter that she was...

Submission Underground Finally Back! Unveils Epic Card for UFC Fight Pass Debut

Submission Underground started off great but ran into some trouble with funding following the first several events. This ultimately led to the last few cards being under reported on since their...

Controlling boyfriend Banned Fiancée from BJJ Over Fears Men Were Simulating Intercourse With Her

picture of an unrelated woman rolling with a man Just when you think the life couldn’t be more strange you come across a story like this. Robert Shaw-Williams, 41, of Merthyr Tydfil, banned his...

Herb Dean Defends His Askren/Lawler Stoppage

A lot can be said about Ben Askren’s UFC debut – but what nobody expected is for Funky to get tossed on his head. Lucky for him, he managed to bring the fight to a closing fast but quite...

Rener and Ryron Gracie Release Pilot Episode For Reality Show AMAZING GRACIE

As it turns out Ralek Gracie isn’t the only Gracie with the goal of making it big in television. His estranged half brothers Rener and Ryron Gracie also had goals of their own stardom –...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Listed as one of 8 things Every Rookie Cop Should Know

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has long demonstrated it’s effectiveness when it comes to law enforcement officers and preventing escalation of incidents. View this post on Instagram Judô e Jiu-jitsu...

Gordon Ryan Calls Out Atos For Doping

Doping in jiu jitsu community is rampant. Anyone who can afford it is usually on everything from testosterone to HGH. Usually people are less than forthcoming about doping accusations –...

William Wolk Brazilian taps to Eddie Cummings Heel Hook

Eddie Cummings had his long awaited return to bjj competition scene this past weekend. The Wolverine was met with an unknown opponent – and one very willing to game the system. There was...

B.J. Penn’s team issues statement on ‘false’ domestic abuse allegations

B.J. Penn has been at the eye of the storm recently when it came to light just hy his ex partner has a restraining order out against him. Shealen Uaiwa alleges Penn verbally abused and menaced her in...

Keenan Cornelius Asked To Leave Atos

Keenan Cornelius has been asked to leave Atos, a team he’s belonged to for 6 years. Cornelius has been widely considered one of the prodigies of the sport for quite some time now. Here are...

Aaron “Tex” Johnson Accused Of Rape – Kicked Out of Unity

Aaron “Tex” Johnson’s days at Unity have come to an end after startling accusations against him surfaced from  fellow Unity bjj student. The incident in question took place around the same...

Tom Hardy Awarded 2nd Stripe on BJJ Belt

Tom Hardy has recently been awarded his 2nd stripe.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by ʙᴊᴊ ᴅᴏᴄ (@bjjdoctor) on Apr 10, 2019 at 12:00pm PDT Hardy is going the...

Dillon Danis blasts AJ Agazarm: He used to be a Fan Boy

Dillon Danis is fighting in June and as such he’s been giving interviews like crazy. In his most recent interview during the Bellator press conference Danis explained away the animosity between...

Former UFC Champion & BTT Founder Murilo Bustamante Awarded BJJ Coral Belt

In jiu jitsu getting to the ultimate stages beyond black belt is reserved just for the truly dedicated. This is why one of the most prominent figures representing bjj in the earliy days of...

Stipe Miocic Doing A Grappling Event For Charity

Stipe Miocic has surprised everyone by agreeing to be on the grappling card of Fight 2 Win for charity. While seeing Miocic get down with a good cause is no surprise. Miocic will be grappling to...

Dillon Danis on his latest MMA bout: ‘I feel like I’m doing a charity event’

Dillon Danis is disheartened by his Bellator fight promotion. The bjj ace detailed he feels like he’s doing a charity event in a recent interview: “I didn’t get to say it up there, but I...

CM Punk Wins Bronze Competing as A Blue Belt in BJJ

CM Punk was not kidding when he said he might keep on competing in bjj. The former WWE wrestler and two time UFC fighter is fresh out of octagon passes but he’s still into bjj as evidenced by...

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...