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Author Archive: Iva Djokovic

How Do You Deal With Wrestlers As A White Belt?

    Wrestling background makes for some very tough opponents. To a skilled grappler there are several worthy options namely: 1 They give up their backs easy 2 They hate being on their backs...

How Does An Increase In Bodyweight Affect Combat Conditioning?

    In order to become the best jiu-jiteiro you can be it’s not enough to just attend class day after day – you need to maximize strength, power, flexibility, balance and...

District Attorney Detains Berserk Criminal With Osoto-Gake in Court

  During a trial in Norway a man accused of extensive abuse to his children went a little bit berserk but was luckily contained by a judo loving DA! As Norwegian site vg.no reports the trial...

Max Holloway Receives BJJ Purple Belt !

    It’s no secret young up and comer in the UFC featherweight division (and current interim featherweight champion) Max “Blessed” Holloway is deeply infatuated with bjj....

Ralek Gracie Claims He never Wanted To Stop Fighting MMA Ahead Of Bellator Return

    Bellator 170 is quite a promising event. In addition to the much anticipated main event between Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen (who delivered a Sick burn at the press conference) it will...

Ronda Rousey’s Boyfriend, Travis Browne Has Left Edmond Taverdyan

    Travis Browne caught a lot of flack for his losses, his footwork was a particular point of criticism especially in regards to Edmond Taverdyan – the man internet holds responsible...

Werdum Issues Double Challenge To Cigano, Once In the Octagon And Once At His Academy

    Fabricio Werdum is not willing to let Junior Dos Santos drag his name all over social media. Vai Cavalo found it in his heart to respond to provocations made by Junior Dos Santos out of...

Have You Ever Submitted Anyone With A Sub Called “Mother’s Milk”?

    Earlier today bjj scout released a funny troll featuring something called the Mother’s Milk. Apparently Ezekiel from the bottom (which seems to be on everyone’s mind)...

Blackzilians Leader Answers Rashad Evans Plus a Source Reveals Real Conflict

    Several days ago Rashad Evans compared the drama in the Blackzilians team quite vividly – he said it’s comparable to “10 High schools Put Together”. Now leader...

Shocker: Kennedy Maciel Out Of Round 1 of Europeans

  In a startling twist at day 2 of Europeans Kennedy Maciel, also known to many as Cobrinha Jr is Out. The Alliance purple belt is the reigning Europeans champion, having won the competition...

How To Get Your Friends And Family To Like Jiu-Jitsu

We know you love Jiu Jitsu and we know you think of the guys at the gym as a second family, but would it not be nice if your family at home would do Jiu Jitsu? If most of your friends started Jiu...

Royler Gracie Black Belt Tim Kennedy Set To Retire From MMA

    Tim Kennedy has released a big statement concearning his future in MMA. He is a former UFC competitor who has also appeared on a variety of other promotions including WEC, Strikeforce...

Nate Diaz Applying For Boxing Licence, Could a Boxing Match Against McGregor Be In Store?

    The Nate Diaz Conor McGregor fights have been the biggest MMA obsession in 2016. A truly interesting combination of skills in turn produced 2 of the fights that will be remembered in...

What is the Monkey Tail Guard?

  From the school of Atos comes yet another guard innovation. Usually these innovations are related to another Atos squad member – Keenan Cornelius but now we’re getting some top...

What To Do When Facing A Teammate In Competition

    Competing is one of the most enjoyable and stressful aspects of Jiu Jitsu. Going with your team at the venue and cheering for each other while fighting, being there for each other...

Gracie Breakdown Featuring Vince Vaughn Deconstructs First Ever UFC Ezekiel Choke

    Sunday night was a unique night in the UFC history. The fight card for UFC Fight Night Phoenix featured a match between Aleksei Oleinik and Viktor Pesta. It is in this fight that...

Rashad Evans On Blackzilians Drama: “Worse Than 10 Highschools Put Together”

    The Blackzilians team seems to be no more. At least according to original member Rashad Evans. The impressive group that was operating since 2010 has splintered reportedly. Blackzilians...

Grappling Industries Boss Reveals 12.500 $ Wasn’t Enough To Secure A Match With IBJJF Competitor

    Just last night Garry Tonon threw some shade at the IBJJF all stars – Leandro Lo and Marcus Almeida Buchecha. To shade them he reposted their picture (attached below) and...

2 Main Reasons Why PED Use Should Never Be Tolerated in Sports

There seems to be some difference of opinion on whether allowing so-called performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) in Brazilian jiu jitsu, mixed martial arts (MMA), and other sports should be tolerated or...

Shots Fired! Tonon Shades Lo and Buchecha

    Garry Tonon was recently stunned with how intense Leandro Lo and Buchecha look. Looks like bicep curls have been paying off for those two big time. Or something. Anyway, it wasn’t...

Joe Rogan Deconstructs Mackenzie Dern’s Chokoplata, Weighs In on SUG3

      Mackenzie Dern has been all about her very own omoplata combo in 2016. In addition to securing an impressive victory over Michele Nicolini at Worlds 2016 with it, she’s...

10 Surprising Things To Avoid With Herniated Disc

    Do you have an issue with your back? Are you in pain? Disc herniations are much more common than previously thought. Further, disc herniation may be asymptomatic. They may cause mild to...

Joe Lauzon Stunned With Decision, Swears To Advocate for Marcin Held

    UFC Fight Night Phoenix was an eventful night for everyone. But it’s a night neither Joe Lauzon nor Marcin Held will forget any time soon.  “I thought it sucked before when I...

Joe Lauzon vs. Marcin Held Full Fight – UFC Phoenix

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