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Author Archive: BJJEE

Ricardo Arona After Knee Surgery Aiming For UFC Return

  MMA legend Ricardo Arona, 35, was one ofbest MMA fighters of the 2000’s with a brilliant career in Pride FC, beating the likes of Alistair Overeem, Wanderlei Silva, Sakuraba, and Dan...

Marcus Buchecha On ADCC: “I Do My Jiu-Jitsu, Feel happy & That’s When I Get Results.”

  Over the past two years, Marcus Buchecha is the top guy when it comes to Jiu-Jitsu . Double world champion at weight and absolute, the Checkmat black belt will have his first major challenge...

World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Anounce Their Black Belt Grand Prix. Looking For Contestants.

  This year’s World Jiu-Jitsu expo on November 10, is going to be amazing. Not only will there be amazing superfights, they will also feature a brown belt grandprix and have now anounced a...

Rolles and Daniel Gracie Heading To Japanese Pro Wrestling

  According to the website asianmma.com, after a mediocre MMA career so far, it looks like Rolles and Daniel Gracie will try out Japanese pro wrestling (Puroresu). Both Gracies have had an up...

Robert Drysdale On Training For Competition: “If you get swept in training, you should pop right back up the same way you would do in competition. Don’t be lazy…”

  In this cool video, Robert Drysdale talks about how if you’re training for competition, you should already be training how you are planning to fight in the competition. “If you get...

2014 BJJ East European Championship, February 15, Zagreb, Croatia

  REGISTER NOW HERE On February 15th 2014, in Zagreb, Croatia, will be held the second edition of the BJJ East European Championship. In the first edition, which was played this year, a large...

Murilo Bustamante: “Palhares Hurt People In The Gym A Lot.”

  Rousimar Palhares’ former coach Murilo Bustamante, head of the Brazilian Top Team, says he is not surprised about Palhares’ latest controversial incident in the UFC Octagon, nor that he...

Daniel Faggella’s Book “BJJ Techniques To Defeat Bigger, Stronger Opponents” Hits #1 Spot On Amazon

“BJJ Techniques to Defeat Bigger, Stronger Opponents” recently hit #1 under the entire category of “Martial Arts” at Amazon.com, and it’s author – BJJEE writer Daniel Faggella –...

10 Of The Best Bodyweight Leg Exercises Plus Cardio

  Working out doesn’t have to cost anything and it can be done anywhere with bodyweight exercises. This type of workout uses your own bodyweight as the resistance. 1) Convenient and...

Alan Belcher: “I Want To Rematch Palhares In A Metamoris Grappling Match & Teach Him A Lesson.”

  Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Alan Belcher wants to remnatch Rousimar Palhares in a grappling match. Toquinho” was fired from the UFC for violating the UFC Code of...

Travis Stevens- How I Cut Weight For BJJ/ Judo Tournaments

  After his videos: How I mentally prepare for a BJJ/ Judo competition and How I Make The Most Out Of Training Sessions, Correcting Mistakes & Mental Toughness this is a description of...

Rousimar Palhares Breaks His Silence, Offers Apology And Explanation

  Rousimar Palhares should be celebrating his 31-second victory over Mike Pierce. Instead, he is paying the price for his decision-making inside the cage last Wednesday night in Brazil. He has...

From Brazil, To Paris, To Texas: Gracie Barra’s Jonatas ‘Rattinho’ Eliaquim

Jonatas “Rattinho” Eliaquim is the head instructor of Gracie Barra San Antonio, Texas. In this exclusive interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, this world BJJ traveler talks about his BJJ...

Cavaca & Drysdale Release Name & Logo Of Their New Team

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

Dana White Bans Rousimar Palhares From UFC Following Heel Hook Shenanigans

  Following his first round heel hook victory over Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29, Rousimar Palhares has reportedly been banned from the UFC. AQccording To MMAFighting.com: “UFC...

Jon Fitch vs Paulo Miyao Superfight @World Jiu-Jitsu Expo

  A new superfight has been added to the 2013 World Jiu-Jitsu which will be held on November 9-10 event at the Long Beach Convention Center: JON FITCH VS PAULO MIYAO SUPERFIGHT ! No Gi,...

BJJEE Rising Stars: The Mahecha Twins, World Class BJJ Brown Belts

The Mahecha bros are two world class BJJ brown belts that you should keep an eye on. They are sure to be contenders at black belt. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, the twin brothers Brian...

AD World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Poland Trials, Warsaw 26.10.13

Travel packages up for grabs for blue to black belts for the AD World Pro finals inn Abu Dhabi!  Don’t miss out. Registrations here: http://www.wpjjc.eu/ more info...

Seminar With Rodrigo Cavaca & Diego Borges In Sofia, Bulgaria, October 23 & 24th

  One of the most famous BJJ competitors and world champion, Rodrigo Cavaca and the black belt Diego Borges, will lead a BJJ seminar in Sofia, Bulgaria. The black belts are coming to Sofia for...

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...