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Author Archive: BJJEE

Rodolfo Vieira Out Of ADCC & BJJ Expo With Serious Knee Injury

Looks like there will be a new opponent for Kron Gracie for the superfight at the Jiu-Jitsu expo. Source: Rodolfo Vieira’s facebook: “It is with great sadness that I hereby notify my...

16 Of The Best Brown Belts In The World To Compete At World Expo GP

  The world Jiu-Jitsu expo which will be held on the 9th and 10th of November in Long Beach California will feature a set of exciting superfights. The organizers are also planning another...

Female BJJ Player, Janni Larsson Enters Men Division @German Open & Takes 2nd Place

    Source: Swedish news website www.expressen.se An administration mistake in the registration of a German Ne Waza competition ( IJJF Jiu Jitsu Ne waza) meant that female Brazilian...

X Hungarian BJJ Open, Budapest, Hungary, 16th November 2013

The longest running BJJ competition of the region, and one of the biggest and best. X Open BJJ Hungary 2013 November 16 2013 More information and...

4 Rivers BJJ Open, Croatia, Results

6/10/2013 International “4 RIVERS BJJ CHAMPIONSHIP” in  Karlovac, had 130 competitors from 31 different academies and 11 countries, Leo Neves Croatia came first, WCT Croatia was rated...

Leo Leite Replaces Injured Bernardo Faria @2013 ADCC

  One of the leading names of Jiu-Jitsu (2000 world champion at black belt) and Judo (pan American champion and Brazilian Judo team member) and currently focusing on his career in MMA , Leo...

Rodrigo Cavaca & Robert Drysdale Join Forces To Create A New International BJJ Super Team

  After announcing his departure from Checkmat last week, Rodrigo Cavaca officiated today his joining up with Robert Drysdale. Robert Drysdale (world champion black belt in 2005) and Cavaca...

Travis Stevens- How I Mentally Prepare for Judo/BJJ Competitions

  This is a description of how World class judoka and BJJ brown belt Travis Stevens gets ready mentally for all his competitions and his matches. Very good advice here:

World Masters & Seniors Results: Saulo Ribeiro Dominates Senior 1 With Double Gold

  With a gold in the absolute and the other in the super heavyweight Saulo Ribeiro in senior 1, was one of the big stars at the World Master & Senior Jiu-Jitsu , held in California on Sunday...

(Very Funny Video) How to use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to survive the Zombie Apocalypse

  Great video from Stephen Kesting. How to use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to survive the Zombie Apocalypse:

Jake Shields: “I Go One Day A Week To Different MMA Gyms For New Sparring”

  Jake Shields is training hard for his upcoming UFC fight with Demian Maia. Both are elite level BJJ black belts but The 34-year-old Californian calls his style American jiu-jitsu, though,...

Roger Gracie Responds To Royce Gracie’s Recent Criticism Of The Family’s New Generation

  Two weeks ago, 3 Gracies fought in WSOF 5 (Gregor, Rolles and Neiman) and just one was victorious: Neiman Gracie. Gregor and Rolles Gracie both lost at WSOF 5, and that dropped the family...

Leo Vieira On Rodrigo Cavaca Leaving Checkmat: “We Will Remain Friends.”

  a This week, Checkmat received the news that Rodrigo Cavaca is leaving the team to open his own gym . The announcement took many by surprise, except Leo Vieira , Checkmat team leader. In an...

BJJEE Gi Review: Ronin Rio Games 2016

When Rio De Janeiro was awarded the organization of the 2016 Olympics the BJJ got all excited with hope that our sport would be included in the Olympics. Ronin Brand, is a top of the line BJJ brand...

BJJ Ace Robert Drysdale Makes Long Awaited UFC Debut @UFC 167

  BJJ world champion Robert Drysdale will make his long-awaited UFC debut in November at UFC 167, according to MMA Junkie. Drysdale, 32, was scheduled to make his first step into the Octagon...

Renzo Gracie On His MMA Comeback At Age 46: “I Want To Prove That Age Is Only A handicap For The Soft Ones.”

  After UFC president Dana White publicly questioned why the MMA legend would consider fighting again, Gracie gave this response to MMAFighting.com  When asked by why he wants to fight again...

ADCC Worlds 2013 Competitors – Who’s Out & New Names Added

Source: adcombat.com ADCC Committee is officially announcing some of the names that are set to compete in the upcoming ADCC Worlds event in Beijing, China on 19th & 20th October, 2013. ADCC...

Dean Lister On ADCC & Retirement From Grappling

  Dean “The Boogeyman” Lister says what he expects from the event in Beijing, comments on rolling with the new generation and also whether he thinks of retiring from grappling or...

Renato Babalu On Competing In The Worlds Masters & Seniors: “I Want To Have Fun.”

  After announcing his retirement from MMA , Renato Babalu plans to return to Jiu-Jitsu. At 38, Babalu has had 48 MMA fights – and only 11 losses – throughout his brilliant career. He is...

Rodolfo Vieira On His Superfight With Kron Gracie: “Someone Is Getting Submitted…”

  Between 9 and 10 November, in California, will be another edition of the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, which brings together the main stars of Jiu-Jitsu. Rodolfo Vieira is confirmed in no gi fight...

Instructor Comments on Velasquez & Rockhold Promotion To BJJ Black Belt, Cormier To Brown Belt

  Exactly 16 days from his 3rd fight against Junior dos Santos at UFC 166, Cain Velasquez received, on Thursday (3), a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Leandro Vieira (Checkmat),...

World Class Muay Thai/ K1 Fighter Ole Baguio Laursen On His Love For Submission Sports

      Ole Baguio Laursen is a Danish-Filipino Muay Thai/ K1/ MMA fighter with a world class pedigree in the striking arts. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, Ole talks about...

Helio Gracie Centennial Celebration In Rio De Janeiro

A sea of ​​white kimonos flooded Gracie Humaita academy in Rio de Janeiro, on Tuesday, on the day which marked the centenary of Grandmaster Helio Gracie. About 200 fighters – from children...

Rodrigo Cavaca Leaves Team Checkmat- Michelle Nicolini Stays

Rodrigo Cavaca announced on the morning of Wednesday that he would be leaving team Checkmat. The coach of Marcus Buchecha plans to air his career and therefore is out of the academy. The black belt...