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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

The Heartbreaking Story of Nick Diaz & His High School Girlfriend: “I’d Run Seven Miles to Her Grave Every Day”

Nick Diaz recently came back from a long layoff to fight Robbie Lawler at UFC 266. He didn’t appear to be in the best physical shape; Lawler earned a third-round TKO after Diaz chose not to...

Third Coast Grappling Grand Prix: Gilbert Burns, Renato Canuto, Pat Downey, & Others

Third Coast Grappling returns to action in late October, with an eight-man grand prix. “Third Coast Grappling Grand Prix: The Underdogs” competition event will feature high-ranking...

Watch: Amanda Alequin Sets Record for Fastest Submission at WNO Championships

The last weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships featured some of the most exciting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu matches of 2021. One of those matches was between Amanda Alequin and Jessa...

BJJ Champion Alex Williams Gets Surprise Call From Buchecha After Self Defense Incident

Alex Williams is only 16 years old and a BJJ junior world champion who was, a couple of weeks ago, confronted and then assaulted by an older man. In a video that has gone viral, Alex showed calm and...

Smash & Submit Opponents With This Powerful Lapel Grip from Side Control

Finishing things from Side Control can be tricky, especially when your opponent knows how to defend well. However, if you’re rolling in a Gi, then you’ll have more submission...

UFC’s Gillian Robertson and Bia Mesquita Scheduled to Compete at a Combat Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments are getting increasingly bigger in numbers lately! And the excitement is closely following them; it’s been just a couple of days ago that it was announced...

Ronda Rousey Demonstrates a Secret Armbar Trick on Rener Gracie

Ronda Rousey – former UFC’s bantamweight champion – recently welcomed her first child into the world. Alongside her husband Travis Browne, who’s a former UFC heavyweight...

Bouncer Who Choked Out Dillon Danis Has First Training Session with Tom DeBlass

It’s no secret that Tom DeBlass – like many other Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes – doesn’t have the highest opinion of Dillon Danis. He called out Danis multiple times on his...

Improve Your Toreando Pass by Using These Key Principles

The Toreando Pass is often the very first guard pass you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And no wonder: its mechanics aren’t too complicated, and they teach you some important movement...

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Announces Platform and Hotline Number for Reporting Misconduct

Weeks after the numerous sexual assault allegation cases shocked the BJJ community, Fight Sport’s Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu announced that new guidelines for addressing misconduct will...

ADCC Champion Yuri Simoes: “I Love The Process of Learning and Training”

Yuri Simoes is one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighters in history; a two-times ADCC champion (2015 and 2017). In an interview that was recently published on GracieMag, Simoes looked back on his...

Gordon Ryan Reacts to Kaynan Duarte’s WNO Loss: “This Is An Embarrassment To Our Sport”

The first finals match of the previous weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships was a heavyweight bout between Tim Spriggs and a strongly favored Kaynan Duarte. And, well, the end of the...

Travis Stevens Gives Advice to Young People: “Put Your Happiness First”

Travis Stevens is an Olympic silver medalist Judoka, as well as a BJJ black belt under John Danaher. His focus, determination, mental and physical endurance are just some of the things that make him...

UFC 266: Jonathan Pearce Submits Omar Morales with a Rear Naked Choke

The UFC hasn’t seen a shortage of submission finishes lately, and such was the case at UFC 266 as well. The Las Vegas event took place at the T-Mobile Arena, with fans eagerly waiting for the...

Bo Nickal Chokes Out Opponent To Sleep In MMA Debut

Bo Nickal, the wrestling U-23 world champion & NCAA All American wrestler, has just fought in his first MMA match! The Penn State alumnus made his MMA debut in an amateur fight against David...

Gordon Ryan Returns to Competition at Who’s Number One (WNO) in October

Do you think that the excitement about BJJ competitions can’t be higher? You thought wrong, because it’s just been announced that Gordon Ryan will make his return to competition sooner...

WNO Middleweight Finals: Tye Ruotolo Beats Mica Galvao

The middleweight finals match of the WNO Championships featured a competition between Tye Ruotolo and Mica Galvao. And, although the match wasn’t as high-paced as many expected it would be,...

WNO Heavyweight Finals: Tim Spriggs Submits Kaynan Duarte

The first finals match of the previous weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships was the heavyweight one; featuring a bout between Tim Spriggs and a hugely favored Kaynan Duarte....

WNO Lightweight Finals: Kade Ruotolo Submits Gabriel Sousa

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Lightweight Finals match saw an attacking-style match between Kade Ruotolo and Gabriel Sousa. The two athletes started by looking for takedown opportunities on their...

Grace Gundrum Submits Jessa Khan via Twister at WNO Championships

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting increasingly more popular and full of phenomenal talents as time passes. However, some talents are, well, more talented and hard-working than others; among them being...

F2W 185 Full Results: Yuri Simoes Beats Fellipe Andrew In Main Event

The F2W 185 event was everything you’d hope it would be. A night of exciting matches was wrapped up with a main event between Yuri Simoes – a 2x ADCC champion – and Fellipe Andrew,...

Gabriel Sousa Chokes Out Mikey Musumeci At Who’s Number One (WNO)

After Amanda Leve defeated Gabi Garcia, this weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) event witnessed yet another huge upset! Namely, it was in the 155-pound division that Gabriel Sousa tapped...

Olympic Silver Medalist Judoka Discusses Vladimir Putin’s Black Belt in Judo

One of the most recent guests on the popular Lex Fridman Podcast was Travis Stevens. As an Olympic silver medalist judoka and a BJJ black belt under John Danaher, Stevens had a lot to say about...

Buchecha Was Doubtful of His BJJ Skills Before MMA Debut: “My Jiu-Jitsu Didn’t Work”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida – a 13-time BJJ world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist – made his MMA debut in Singapore this Friday morning and fought kickboxing athlete...