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Author Archive: BJJEE

Reigning ADCC Champ Kade Ruotolo Explains Reasons For Choosing CJI Over ADCC

In a surprising turn of events, Kade and Tye Ruotolo have officially withdrawn from the 2024 ADCC World Championships… And instead, the brothers will compete at the inaugural Craig Jones...

70 yr Old Alleged Victim of Dj Jackson’s Scam Comes Forward: ‘I Considered DJ a Friend’

DJ Jackson, an 8-time Jiu Jitsu World Champion, has allegedly stolen over 500,000 THB (over $13,000 USD) from multiple individuals who trusted him as a friend and mentor. Bjjee was contacted by Bjj...

The Proven Strategy For Never Getting Injured in BJJ

No matter if you are a total beginner or a seasoned BJJ veteran, and no matter if you are in your early 20’s or in your late 50’s – the right time to get going with injury prevention is...

BJJ World Champ DJ Jackson Responds To Allegations He Stole From His Students

DJ Jackson, an 8-time Jiu Jitsu World Champion, has allegedly stolen over 500,000 THB (over $13,000 USD) from multiple individuals who trusted him as a friend and mentor. Bjjee was contacted by Bjj...

Big No-No: Never Brag or Talk About Who You Defeated in BJJ Training

Winning and losing. Two situations in which every Jiu Jitsu player will find himself at some point, most of us facing defeat in our very first session and keep doing so for a long while. But then the...

Keenan Cornelius’ Revolutionary Way for BJJ Practitioners to Shut Down a Wrestler’s Shot

In the ever-evolving world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, new techniques and strategies are constantly being developed to give practitioners an edge over their opponents. One such innovator is Keenan...

BJJ White Belt Disqualified for Biting Opponent’s Ear in Competition

In a shocking turn of events at a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition in the UK, a white belt competitor was disqualified for biting his opponent’s ear. The incident occurred during a match when...

CrossFit World Champion and BJJ Brown Belt: What’s Harder, BJJ or CrossFit?

Crossfit is it’s own demanding sport, requiring a person to be well versed in strength, speed, and endurance in a countless variety of variations and events. A nice amount of grapplers are finding...

Why Does Jiu-Jitsu Attract Nerdy Types & Turn Them into Assassins?

I am not a natural athlete. At school I was in the C team reserves in rugby, did not compete in any of the sports day events, and I have never been particularly strong, fast, or fit, and that was the...

BJJ World Champion DJ Jackson Wanted After Allegedly Stealing $13,000

DJ Jackson, an 8-time Jiu Jitsu World Champion, has allegedly stolen over 500,000 THB (over $13,000 USD) from multiple individuals who trusted him as a friend and mentor. Bjjee was contacted by Bjj...

Most Efficient Guards For Older Grapplers In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Craig Jones Exposes Islam Makhachev’s Secret Cheating Tactics For Setting Up Takedowns in the UFC

BJJ champion Craig Jones has recently called out Islam Makhachev for using questionable tactics in a grappling instructional video. Known for his candid and often humorous commentary, Jones...

Xande Ribeiro On CJI vs ADCC: ‘Craig’s Intentions Are Good But His Purpose is Wrong’

2024 ADCC Hall of Fame Inductee, BJJ Legend, and Victor Hugo’s Professor, Xande Ribeiro, shared his thoughts on the Craig Jones Invitational vs. ADCC situation in a recent interview with The...

John Danaher: ‘Diets Are Meaningless for Performance in Combat Sports’

In a recent conversation on the Lex Fridman Show, famous Jiu-Jitsu coach John Danaher discussed the contentious topic of diet and its impact on athletic performance. Danaher displays brutal honesty...

BJJ Instructor Joaquim Valente Reportedly Ends Relationship with His Student Gisele Bundchen

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen, now single, was recently promoted to purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu after only two years of training, setting a record for the fastest promotion to this rank. This raises the...

Israeli BJJ Black Belt Shares D*ath Threats Khamzat Sent Him; Challenges Him to BJJ Match in Response

In MMA, conflicts sometimes extend beyond the cage, manifesting in real-world tensions and dramatic confrontations. One such incident involves Israeli MMA star and 5th-degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Mob Boss Sammy ‘The Bull’ on Steven Seagal: ‘I Lost All Respect For Him When We Scared Him & He Cried Hysterically’

Rickson Gracie was once asked what he thought about actor/Aikido master Steven Seagal and if he is legit. This was Rickson Gracie’s response: “Definitely. [Seagal] has – based on his training...

The Evolution of Aranha Jiu Jitsu: Yan Cabral’s Journey

Running a successful BJJ or MMA academy takes dedication, effective management, and a strong sense of community. Yan Cabral, head coach and owner of Aranha Jiu Jitsu, shares how his gym grew from its...

Mica Galvao Chooses To Compete at ADCC Despite CJI Invitation

Mica Galvao has received an official invite to compete at the CJI (Craig Jones Invitational) event from Craig Jones himself…However, Mica will not compete for the $1 million prize. Why? Well,...

The Legendary Showdown: How Gene LeBell Made Steven Seagal “Sh*t His Pants” When Doing Judo

In the annals of martial arts lore, there are few stories as legendary as the encounter between Gene LeBell and Steven Seagal. This tale of martial arts bravado and unexpected consequences has been...

Steven Seagal Shares What He Really Thinks About Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Actor and 7th degree aikido black belt Steven Seagal was recently asked what he thought about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and its effectiveness. He openly gave his opinion and had reservations about fighting...

The Real Difference in Level Between BJJ Black Belt Masters & Adult Divisions

  Masters vs Adult Divisions – Black Belt Guest post by David ‘Malandro’ Onuma, a 4th degree BJJ Black belt under Mestre Ricardo De La Riva and the head of CFS BJJ. He is a...

Ralek Gracie Wants To Compete in CJI & Use $1 Million Prize Money to Settle his Metamoris Debts

The world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is buzzing with the latest announcement from the controversial black belt and event organizer, Ralek Gracie. Gracie, who has been out of the competitive scene for...

ADCC Introduces Show Money to Retain Athletes Amidst Massive Exodus to CJI

The competitive landscape of professional grappling is undergoing a significant shift as the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) announces a pivotal change aimed at retaining its top athletes. Faced with a...