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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

Gordon Ryan Reveals How Much Money He Would Have Made Competing More In 2021

Gordon Ryan managed to compete for a total of only three times in 2021. He submitted Roberto Jimenez and Vagner Rocha at Who’s Number One (WNO); but then had to stay on the sidelines for much...

GrappleFest 11: Daisy Fresh vs. Europe Main & Prelims Cards Announced

GrappleFest 11 full card lineup has just been announced! The event will take place on February 26, 2022 – and will feature a two-team no-gi grappling tournament between the USA’s Daisy...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Reveals Plans for Boxing Debut

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza – the legendary MMA fighter and BJJ champion – has retired from MMA in May last year, when he was released from the UFC after losing against Andre Muniz...

Rafael Mendes, Youngest ADCC Champion Ever, Gets Inducted to ADCC Hall Of Fame

Rafael Mendes, a 2009 and 2011 ADCC champion – as well as the youngest champion in ADCC history – has officially been inducted into the ADCC Hall of Fame! The announcement came via...

BJJ Black Belt vs. White Belt – Learn From These White Belt Mistakes

Does a white belt stand any chance against a black belt in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu match? Hardly so, unless the black belt is severely injured and/or has both of his legs and arms tied up. However,...

Rickson Gracie’s Secret Detail to a Tighter Choke from the Back

Learning the basics is extremely important – the most important thing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For, if you lack knowledge in how to execute basic techniques and setups, you will not be able to...

Throwback: Khabib Destroys Opponent at World Combat Sambo Championships

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from mixed martial arts back in the fall of 2020. Winning his last fight against Justin Gaethje, he retained the UFC lightweight title and earned the 29-0 record in...

The “Shoulder Tap” Is One of The Easiest Takedowns from The Back

Do you suck at takedowns? No shame in it; but you have to do something about that… At least if you don’t want to spend your whole life butt-scooting towards your opponents. So,...

Travis Stevens on Self-Doubt: “You Have To Remember What The Real Goal Is”

It’s normal to experience self-doubt as you train and compete in grappling. However, how you handle and overcome self-doubt is extremely important; as it could make or break the rest of your...

Gui Mendes: “People Are BJJ World Champions And Are Not Doing Well (Financially)”

Guilherme (Gui) Mendes is a 4x IBJJF world champion who, back in 2012 and alongside his brother Rafael, opened up the “Art of Jiu Jitsu” academy. Through the years, the academy has...

John Danaher: “Philosophy & Strength Training Helped My Jiu-Jitsu Development”

If you wish to fulfill your BJJ potential, then just training Jiu-Jitsu won’t cut it. Sure, it’s the most important aspect; but you’ll need to supplement it with other things if...

This Folding Pass by Kaynan Duarte Works Great Against Knee Shield

Making your way around the Knee Shield can be tough… Especially when your opponent knows how to frame properly and has reasonable experience using it. However, using the Folding Pass is a...

BJJ Private Lessons or Group Classes… Which One’s Better?

Sooner or later on your BJJ journey, you’re going to come to a point where you’ll ask yourself the following question: “Should I take private lessons?” And it’s going to...

Eddie Bravo’s Advice for Developing a Lethal Rear Naked Choke Squeeze

The Rear Naked Choke is the most powerful submission in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, as powerful as it may be, you still need to develop great technique and good squeeze strength if you want to...

ADCC 2022: Kaynan Duarte, Josh Hinger & Others Receive Invites

ADCC 2022 is going to be one of the biggest (if not the biggest) events in the history of grappling. Set for September 17 and 18, 2022, in Las Vegas (Nevada), the tournament is already inviting...

Chael Sonnen: “Khabib Was Telling The Truth – I Saw Him Let Go Of Justin’s Arm”

Do you remember the legendary UFC 254 fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje? Khabib won the match via Triangle Choke; however, he later admitted that he had an Armbar in the making,...

Bellator MMA Signs Elite Wrestler & Grappler Pat Downey

Pat Downey, an elite (and quite controversial) wrestler & grappler has signed a contract with Bellator MMA! He’ll fight in the 185lbs division, which was confirmed after an initial report...

Try This Collar Grip to X Guard Setup by Gui Mendes

Having an ability to utilize a wide array of guards in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can only make you better. So, as soon as you start feeling comfortable with the “classic” guards (i.e. Closed...

Watch: Top 10 Heavyweight Submissions in UFC History

When “heavyweight” and “UFC” words are mentioned in the same sentence, one tends to think about vicious one-punch knockouts. However, the UFC has had quite a lot of impressive...

ADCC 2022 West Coast Trials: Registration Open & Tickets Available

The ADCC has announced that the ADCC 2022 West Coast Trials registrations are now open and that the tickets are available! The tournament will take place at the beginning of April in Las Vegas,...

Lachlan Giles: “There Are Many Facets To Being A Good Coach”

You’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a long time, haven’t you? You’ve invested years into it and, actually, you became quite good… So much so that you’re now a...

How Could BJJ Matches Be Made More Interesting To Watch?

Alright, be honest with us for a second… Even though you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – maybe you are even infatuated by it and can’t wait for the next training session – how...

Emerald City Invitational 4: Gianni Grippo, Keith Krikorian, Josh Cisneros Announced

After a successful 2021, the Emerald City Invitational now has in plan to make 2022 into an even more successful year for its submission-only competitions! The promotion has announced its next event...

Should You Date Someone From The Same BJJ Academy You Train At?

As you fall in love with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you’ll begin to like the people you train with even more than before. You’re training the same sport, going through the same hardships,...