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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

Jiu-Jitsu for Law Enforcement – Official Gracie University Intro Class

It’s long been believed that every law enforcement officer should know jiu jitsu. A skill that will enable them to both save their lives and the lives of potential people they come into contact...

Nate Diaz Set to Corner Kron Gracie

Nate Diaz will be backing up Kron Gracie in a face off against Alex Caceres that will be his inaugural showing in the UFC octagon.   View this post on Instagram   Thanks for all the solid...

Kevin Lee on $100K grappling match with Dillon Danis: Uninterested

Kevin Lee made headlines last summer when he issued a unique challenge to Dillon Danis.   If what you say is true @MoTownPhenom , then let’s roll on instagram live- we both put up 100k cash...

Nick Diaz Not Into Spider Rematch: I Just Want To Party

Nick Diaz has been happy rubbing shoulders with AJ Agazarm and partying for the last year. The scary fighter has been content to sit on the sidelines as his legal troubles got resolved. And it...

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth Trains BJJ & Is a Blue Belt

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is the latest famed musician to enjoy the joys of jiu jitsu. Mustaine is 57 years old – he is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary...

Ex-Commando Attempts 24-hour BJJ World-Record to Raise Funds For Suicide Prevention

Ex-Commando Damian ‘Obi’ Todd is attempting an admirable feat. Damian ‘Obi’ Todd has been a Royal Marines Commando and ridden a hand-powered bicycle from New York to LA in the past....

Dillon Danis blasts Ben Askren – “I’ll Cover The Cost, Sincerely Your Daddy”

Dillon Danis has a new favorite to pick on- fresh UFC signee Ben Askren. Funky has long been considered one of the best UFC prospects. Still he was none too pleased when reading about NCAA ticket...

Yuri Simoes In – Nogi IBJJF Grand Prix Two Spots Left

Yuri Simoes is the latest invitee into the IBJJF Grand Prix nogi for a chance to win upto 40.000 USD.     View this post on Instagram   This should be fun @ibjjf #NoGi A post shared by...

Former UFC Fighter Josh Copeland Arrested For Allegedly Punching Wife To The Face

Josh Copeland has been arrested yesterday. The former UFC fighter who last vied for a chance to win 1 million dollars at PFL allegedly got into an altercation with his wife – and according to...

Gabriel Arges Set to Grapple Craig Jones In Sub Only Rules

Gabriel Arges has been on a tear lately. Fresh off winning King of the mats Arges is stepping up his game and he’s signed up to Grapplefest 4 special match against ADCC 2017 boywonder Craig...

Andre Galvao And Gordon Ryan Bury The Hatchet?

Andre Galvao has long been considered one of the biggest competitors in the sport. As such he was challenged by Gordon Ryan mid January: To this Galvao responded: 50k? Come on…I’m worthy over...

Mahamed Aly In For IBJJF Nogi Grand Prix

Mahamed Aly is the latest addition to the IBJJF nogi grand prix and a chance to win 40.000 USD. Aly was the 4th person to receive an invite – following Marcos Almeida Buchecha, Gordon Ryan,...

This Man Had a 150-Lbs Weight Loss After Taking Up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

BJJ has proven itself as a great aggregator for weight loss in the past. HEre are some of the most outstanding examples from the past: Actor/comedian Lavell Crawford has been dedicated to working on...

Dana White Wants Conor McGregor & Cowboy To Fight For Interim Lightweight Title

Dana White seems to be eager to have Conor McGregor return against Donald Cowboy Cerrone at 155lbs. The Irish boxer welcomes the challenge and Cerrone seems to be equally enthusiastic.   View...

Keenan Cornelius Explains How To Overcome The Worst Worm Challenge – The Limp Lapel

Keenan Cornelius has introduced great many innovations into bjj – especially gi bjj. His wormguard offers some techniques that really haven’t been reinvented – they are sort of new....

Josh Hinger Reveals Secret to Top Notch BJJ – Show Up when Galvao Teaches, Show up When Brown Belt Teaches

Josh Hinger has never been too shy. but he’s also toed the line between outspoken and trolling people online akin to Gordon Ryan’s trademark style. The 36 year old Hinger recently shared...

Ref Fails To See Towel Thrown In – All Hell Breaks Lose in MMA Fight

To throw down a towel isn’t really a common occurence yet it still happens. However what is rare is for the ref not to acknowledge this which is exactly what happened at a German MMA event:...

Bellator champion Julia Budd Vying For Rizin Openweight Belt – Gabi Garcia Welcomes Challenge

Julia Budd is 35 years old. She’s also the reigning Bellator 145 lbs champion since – with only two losses in her entire MMA career – one to Ronda Rousey and another to Amanda...

Joe Rogan: I Was Just a White Belt, When I Got Hired By The UFC

Joe Rogan has come a long way from the days he used to be a martial arts instructor. He recently talked how it is he came to be the voice of UFC: “I was in the martial arts world, I used to teach...

Nick Diaz is Retired, Nate Is A-list Businessman

It’s been  a very long time since we’ve seen either of the Diaz brothers competing in the cage. Nick last competed in 2015 while Nate fought McGregor in 2016 in probably the most...

Gordon Ryan Confirms He’s Out Of CJJ – Yuri Simoes in

A turn of bad luck for Gordon Ryan might be a chance to win 20.000 USD for Yuri Simoes. The ADCC medalist took a chance and jumped into CJJ tournament after Ryan shredded his LCL.     View...

Female Blue Belt Uses BJJ To Prevent Alleged Shoplifter from Getting Away

Female Blue Belt in Caxias do Sul, Brazil detained shoplifter with the power of the RNC. Lucky for the shoplifter he made off better than the mountain lion. 26-year-old Patricia Melo saw the alleged...

Man RNCs Mountain Lion To Death After Being Attacked

Rear naked choke is often referred to as mata leao – meaning ‘lion killer’ in Portuguese. And indeed rear naked choke is true to its name as it just served a hiker to kill an actual lion...

Crolin Gracie Condemned Ralph Gracie’s Actions Only To Be Slammed By Kyra & Vera Gracie

Crolin Gracie released a portuguese rant describing Ralph’s actions and attack on Flavio Almeida as “crocodilization” and short of worthy of the Gracie family name. However...