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Author Archive: BJJEE1 Admin

ADCC Champion Michelle Nicolini Loses to Xiong Jing Nan in Fight for ONE Championship Belt

Michelle Nicolini is one of the most successful female grapplers in history. She won a world title in BJJ for a total of 8 times, before she won gold at ADCC 2013. Recently, she challenged Xiong Jing...

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. Promoted to BJJ Purple Belt

Freddie Prinze Jr. is one of the biggest movie stars of the 90s. But what a lot of people don’t know about him is that he has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a long time! As a matter of...

Watch: Craig Jones Rolls With Entire 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Gym

Craig Jones has been travelling a lot lately, as a part of his seminar tour. And recently, a footage from 10th Planet Austin emerged of him rolling with everyone in the gym! Throughout the entire...

Joe Rogan Tests Positive for COVID-19, Takes Unconventional Treatment

Joe Rogan shared that he’s recently tested positive for COVID-19, but that he’s already feeling better after taking a lot of medication.   View this post on Instagram   A post...

“Saved By The Bell” Actor Mario Lopez Talks BJJ: “It’s Like Physical Chess”

If you are in your thirties and over, you may remember the cult TV show from the 90’s’ Saved by the Bell’ and the A.C Slater character; played by Mario Lopez. Well, Lopez has been training...

These Are The 5 Biggest Guard Retention Mistakes

If your guard retention sucks, then you should be quick to take into consideration these 5 biggest mistakes you’re making! Professor Jon Thomas explains them – it’s up to you to...

10th Planet Black Belt Zack Edwards Tragically Passes Away Due To Brain Cancer

On Monday, September 30, the BJJ community has lost Zack Edwards to brain cancer. He was a black belt competitor under JM Holland and Zach Maslany. Prior to his diagnosis, Edwards has been...

F2W 182: Full Results & Review of Co-Main and Main Events

The F2W 182 tournament was an immensely exciting one, featuring a headline match between Dante Leon and Davi Ramos. Prior to that, Gianni Grippo defeated Samir Chantre and Jackson Nagai reigned over...

Jiu-Jitsu vs. Luta Livre (1991): Grandmaster Carlson Gracie’s Team Wins Every Match

Almost every Jiu-Jitsu practitioner has had the following thought run through his head: “How would Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fare against another martial art? For example, Boxing? Or Taekwondo? And...

Bas Rutten: “There’s No Such Thing As Having Enough Stamina”

What does your stamina look like? You should probably improve it… But how? There are all sorts of approaches to doing it and it can be rather difficult to pick just one option. That’s why...

Renzo Gracie: There’s No ‘Right’ Or ‘Wrong’ Side To Wear Your Stripes

Which side should you wear your stripes on? And which side should the red side of your black belt be, when you tie the belt? Renzo Gracie has a simple answer: it doesn’t matter as much as being...

BJJ Black Belt Kody Steele Dominates In MMA Debut: Wins by Knockout

Kody Steele, a BJJ black belt and Combat Jiu-Jitsu champion, had a fantastic MMA debut at Fury FC 49; winning by knockout in the third round against Kane Lewis.   View this post on Instagram...

Watch: Dante Leon Taps Davi Ramos With One Second Remaining at F2W 182

At the Fight To Win (F2W) 182, Dante Leon submitted ADCC champion Davi Ramos with a Rear Naked Choke. And it wasn’t just that the RNC brought him the win; but it did so in the last seconds of...

The Most Painful No Gi Side Control by Josh Barnett

What’s the point of merely holding an advantageous position? Sure, you can use it to control your opponent, as well as to set up an eventual transition to another position or submission…...

First Ever Televised MMA Match (1963): Judo Beats Boxing

Do you know when the first televised mixed martial arts match took place? It was in December 1963! More specifically, it was a fight between the “Judo” Gene Lebell and a boxer named Milo...

F2W 182: Dante Leon Submits Davi Ramos, Jackson Nagai Beats Edwin Najmi

The F2W 182 promotion was a higly paced one. Dante Leon submitted Davi Ramos in the last second of the match (literally); whereas Edwin Najmi lost to Jackson Nagai.   F2W 182: CO-MAIN EVENT At...

UFC Vegas 35: Pat Sabatini Injures Jamall Emmers with Devastating Heel Hook

The Heel Hook is one of the most damaging submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and therefore in mixed martial arts alike. That was proved once again at UFC Vegas 35, when Pat Sabatini used the Heel...

This Unorthodox Straight Ankle Lock Works Incredibly Well

The Straight Ankle Lock is often the very first Leg Lock that a BJJ white belt learns. However, with time, the athlete starts focusing more on other submission holds, such as the Heel Hook…...

Craig Jones Announces “BJJ Social Skills” Instructional

Sure, you’re good in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when it comes to techniques… And you’re great when it comes to getting all available instructionals out there. But how good are you when it...

Polaris 17: Craig Jones Set To Defend Middleweight Title

The last three Polaris events were a bit unorthodox, as they followed a unique team format called Polaris Squads. Now, however, Polaris is making a return to their traditional superfight format with...

Neiman Gracie To Face Mark Lemminger In Bellator 266 Co-Main Event

Neiman Gracie, a part of the fourth generation of the famous BJJ family, will be featured in the co-main event at Bellator 266. Neiman is a son of Carla Gracie and a nephew to Renzo Gracie. He has...

10th Planet Black Belt Zack Edwards Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu’s black belt Zack Edwards has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Now, his loved ones are asking for help. Edwards experienced a persistent headache before he was admitted...

Fight To Win (F2W) 182: Full Card Preview

Today, on August 28, the Fight To Win (F2W) 182 tournament will take place. It’s headlined by a match between the world No Gi champion, Dante Leon, and an ADCC champion, Davi Ramos. The card...

Mackenzie Dern Predicts First Round Submission Win in UFC Main Event

On October 9, Mackenzie Dern will compete in her first ever UFC main event. She will face against Marina Rodriguez, who is the number 6-ranked strawweight in the division. In a recent interview given...