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Author Archive: BJJEE

Interview With Paul Stolyar, Ukraine’s First BJJ Black Belt

Ukraine finally has a BJJ black belt. Even though he lives in Australia, Paul (Pavel “Pasha’) Stolyar is proud to represent Ukraine. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, Paul tells...

Andre Galvao: “My Training For My ADCC Superfight With Braulio Starts Today.”

The reigning weight and absolute of the ADCC , Andre Galvao will once again participate in the largest Grappling World Championship, which will take place on October 19 in Beijing, China. The Atos...

Roberto Cyborg: “I Went To Two Universities, Studying Business & Fitness, But I Had Something Telling Me That I Had To Do Something With Jiu-Jitsu…”

Roberto Abreu AKA “Cyborg” is a one of the most exciting fighters today and instructs at Fightsports in Miami, Florida. In this video he talks about how he chose to live the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle:

BJJEE Training Report: CIA. Amazonense De Jiu jitsu, Manaus, Brazil

Our friend Stephane from the excellent French website planetejjb.com had the chance to train in Manaus while on a business trip there. Here is his story: On my last business trip, I had the chance...

2x ADCC Champ, Leo Vieira Back To Action @ADCC 2013 in China

ADCC has just confirmed that 2x champion Leonardo Vieira will be in Beijing in October. in the last edition in the UK, Leo finished runner-up of the 77kg category which was won by Marcelo Garcia....

Marcus Buchecha Almeida Training & Teaching In Russia

The current absolute world champion Marcus “Buchecha”, 23 years old, was recently touring the world teaching and of course training Jiu-Jitsu. Here he is in Russia during his 3 day...

BJJ In Malta: Interview With Keith Darmanin

The island of Malta in the Meditteranean a is a favoured tourist destination with its warm climate, numerous recreational areas, and historical monuments. Malta also has great Jiu-Jitsu. BJJ Eastern...

Winner Of ADCC Brazilian Trials, Joao Gabriel: “My Dream Is To Be ADCC & World BJJ Champion.”

After the first half the year focusing on gi tournaments, João Gabriel will start his preparation for ADCC , which will be held on October 19 in Beijing, China. This will be the first time that the...

Project Lifestyle Manila’s, Toffy Ilagan: “We Are Focusing On Promotting The Philippine’s BJJ To The Rest Of The World.”

Projectlifestylemanila.com is a great website that promotes the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle and all the positive things that go with  in the Phillippines and South East Asian BJJ community. BJJ Eastern...

(Rumors in Brazil) Minotauro Nogueira On Anderson Silva’s Loss: “If people knew what really happened in the defeat of Anderson, they would be disgusted.”

      Some Brazilian Media are all over the rumors that Anderson Silva threw the fight against Chris Weidman. They are just rumors and should be treated as such. Here is a translation...

Possible UFC Elite Grappling Match Up: Jake Shields Wants To Fight Demian Maia

FightHubTV talked to UFC welterweight Jake Shields during a recent event in Northern California. In the video above, Shields talks about wanting a rematch with Jake Ellenberger, Jiu-Jitsu, and the...

Jiu-Jitsu Expo 2nd Edition: Bruno Malfacine vs Jeff Glover, No Gi Superfight

Five-time world Jiu-Jitsu champion , Bruno Malfacine will be in action in a No Gi fight. In the second edition of the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, on the 9th and 10th of November in California, the black...

Rafael Lovato Jr To Face Lucio Lagarto in Superfight At Grapplers Quest Amsterdam

From Lovato’s facebook: “The next challenge is set! I will be competing in a no-gi superfight against the super tough Lucio “lagarto” Rodrigues at the Grapplers Quest /...

ATT”s Fabiano Silva: “A Serious Knee Surgery Took Me Out Of Jiu-Jitsu For 2+ Years, But I Came Back To Win Worlds No Gi…”

Fabiano Silva is BJJ black belt under Ricardo Liborio from the American Top Team (ATT), who also also competes in MMA. Fabiano is the head coach of the Temecula, California branch of ATT. Hi Fabiano,...

BJJEE Rising Stars: Stas Varshavsky, Russia’s Great Jiu-Jitsu Hope

At just 20 years old, Stas Varshavsky has a huge potential for success in BJJ. This very dedicated young man is determined to train hard and to take Russian BJJ to the forefront of the world BJJ...

Marcus Buchecha: “Rodolfo Is The Best In The World.”

Marcus Buchecha and Rodolfo Vieira have faced in all the finals of the absolute of major championships in Jiu-Jitsu . In 2013, the two met in the finals of the Worlds and World Pro, with the athlete...

Peter Lakatos, Strength Coach For Carlson Gracie Hungary, Gives Some Solid Strength Training Advice For BJJ Players

Peter Lakatos is a StrongFirst Girya Master Instructor with Pavel Tsatsouline, Expert 2 Krav Maga instructor with Eyal Yanilov, blue belt Brazilian jiu jitsu practicioner with Carlson Gracie Jr., and...

(Video) UFC veteran Maiquel Falcao Attacked By Group In Massive Street Fight In Brazil

    UFC and Bellator fighter Maiquel Falcao got violently attacked in a gas station in Brazil and it was all filmed by CCTV: This is what happened according to MMA fighting: “The...

Roger Gracie After His UFC Loss To Tim Kennedy: “The Weight Loss Made Me Gas Out.”

Source: GracieMag  Roger Gracie blaims the weight cut for him gassing out during the fight. He said that he won’t go up a weight class but needs to get used to the cut. “GRACIEMAG: On...

Statues Of Carlos & Helio Gracie Will Be Erected in Rio De Janeiro

Source: O Globo As further proof of the important place of the Gracie family in Brazilian society: Brazilian newspaper “O Globo” broke the news to the public. Grandmasters Carlos and Helio...

Michael Jackson’s Son, Prince Gets Promoted To Blue Belt By Gracie Brothers

Last month we had reported that the son of pop star Michael Jackson, Prince , 16, is a practitioner of Jiu Jtsu and trains at Gracie Academy Beverly Hills, Los Angeles in California. Prince is a...

Paulo Miyao Wins First Tournament At Black Belt: CBJJE Brazilian Championship

Last weekend, Paulo Miyao was making his black belt debut. The student of Cicero Costha had a great success in São Paulo. Paulo won the Brazilian Championship CBJJE at lightweight in Ibirapuera...

Polish Champ Kornel Zapadka On His Numerous Travels & Competitions In Brazil, & The Booming BJJ Scene In Poland

Poland’s Kornel Zapadka has achieved an impressive resume of competition results in the past few years. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, the Polish beast talks about the booming BJJ...

Callum Medcraft, The Editor Of Jiu-Jitsu Style Magazine: “There Are So Many Inspiring Characters Within The BJJ Community.”

Jiu-Jitsu Style Magazine is a great source of information for the European BJJ Community. It is the first BJJ magazine to feature state of the art big glossy interviews and great photography to...