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Author Archive: BJJEE

WPJJC UK Trials, Jackson Sousa Takes Double Gold, Full Results

  The UK WPJJC trials was the last chance for European BJJ athletes to qualify for April’s Worl Pro in Abu Dhabi. While the trials were going on in the UK, Another trial was held in...

Serbian Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2014- 12.04.14

  Date: 12.04.2014 Registration fee: 30€ (Payments on competition day from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Payment only in Euros) Categories * White belts * Blue belts * Elite: (purple,brown and...

Sporting Giant Nike Sues Venum MMA/BJJ Brand

  The sporting retailing giant Nike is suing the Brazilian MMA/ BJJ ‘Venum’  for alleged infringement of trademarks. Venum currently sponsors some of the UFC’s best-known...

Epic Battle: Kron Gracie vs Leandro Lo

  “Kron is a guy who doesn’t care about points – he only wants to finish you.” Leandro Lo about losing to the illustrious son of Rickson Gracie after a 6-0 lead in a...

Kron Gracie Teaches Jiu-Jitsu To Professional Rugby Players In Australia

  2013 ADCC champion Kron Gracie was last month in Australia visiting his father’s black belt Jason Roebig. Jason Roebig runs the Axis Jiu-Jitsu academy and is also the defensive contact...

(Video) Andre Galvao: ‘Atos Has Everything To Become The Top Team In The World’

  ATOS are one of the top teams in competition BJJ right now. A collective that includes members such as the Mendes Bros, Claudio Calasans, Ary Farias and many more, you’ll find them on...

2014 BJJ East European Open Results & Review

BJJ EAST EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 The second edition of the BJJ East European Open held in Zagreb, Croatia last saturday (February 15th) at the West Gate shopping Mall was a smashing success....

Royler Vs Eddie Metamoris 3 Rematch: Royler Can Grab The Pants, Eddie Can’t Grab The Shorts

  There has been some controversy in regards to the main event at Metamoris 3. Due to Eddie Bravo’s recent decision to wear Grappling Tights instead of Gi Pants, Royler Gracie’s...

Gabriel Muoneke: Nigerian-American Professional Basketball Player & BJJ Purple Belt

A good friend of Ex Nba & Euroligue MVP, Igor Rakocevic (who is a blue belt in BJJ), Gabriel Muoneke is a Nigerian American professional basketball player. Despite being born in the United...

Thaysa Silva: ‘Cocaine Use Was The Cause Of Thiago’s Violent Behavior’

  Thaysa Kamiji Silva, the ex wife of ex UFC fighter Thiago Silva, who was married to him from 2004 to 2012, believed that cocaine has emphasized the aggressive temperament of the athlete....

A Blow By Blow Account Of The Rickson Gracie vs Yoji Anjo Closed Door Fight

Japanese pro wrestling superstar Nobuhiko Takada had been calling out the legendary Brazilian fighter Rickson Gracie, who did not even acknowledge him. Yoji Anjo, a famous pro-wrestler back in Japan,...

Alliance Poland: Seminar With Terere & Summer Camp With Antonio Peinado

  Fernando „Terere” Augusto in Poznan, Poland !!! Alliance BJJ Poland  is pleased to invite all members and other interested to seminar with multiple World Champion and European Champion...

Nis BJJ Open, Serbia, 09/03/14

  The second Brasilian Jiu Jitsu tournament ”NIŠ OPEN” will be held in sports hall ”Miroslav Antić”, on 9th of march 2014 in Niš, Serbia. Competition will be according...

Interview With Gustavo Galvao, Andre’s Brother, On His Atos Academy In Barcelona

Gustavo Galvao, Andre’s brother, talks to BJJ Eastern Europe about his new Atos academy in Barcelona, Spain. His trainings with Atos back in Brazil and the Jiu-Jitsu scene in Spain: Can you...

Top Finnish Competitor Santeri Lilius On His Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle & Success Of BJJ In Finland

2014 European brown belt silver medalist, Santeri Lilius from Finland is a rising star in the continental scene. This highly talented and hard working BJJ player, in this interview with BJJ Eastern...

Leo Queiroz On Winning The Mundials, Tough Beginnings In UK & Building A Successful Team

  BFC UK‘s Leonardo Queiroz is an accomplished BJJ competitor from Brasilia, Brazil who came to the UK a few years ago in serach of new opportunities and a better life. In this interview with...

Roger Gracie To Train With Ernesto Hoost & Fight At Light Heavyweight In MMA

Roger Gracie has decided. The 10x black belt world champion, who was considering going to competitive BJJ, chose to continue his MMA journey. Released by the UFC in 2013, the athlete has not yet...

San Francisco Open: Keenan Double Gold, Mendes Bros Dominate Featherweight

Last weekend’s IBJJF San Francisco Open was a great success, gathering the whole community of northern and southern California and beyond. it also served as a build up for the Pans which will...

Unseen Gracie Challenge Fights From The Early 90’s

  The Gracie challenge was an open invitation issued by some members of the Brazilian Gracie family, known for their Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) mastery, to martial artists of other styles to...

(Video) UFC Fighter Thiago Silva In Police Custody: ‘She Wants My Money, Wants My House’

    Thiago Silva’s mug shot from the Broward’s sheriff’s office. It is believed that Silva’s wife, Thaysa, trains under Pablo Popovitch. According to sources close to...

UFC’s Thiago Silva Apprehended By Florida Police After SWAT Team Standoff

  UFC veteran Thiago Silva barricaded himself inside his Florida home on Thursday evening and was surrounded by a SWAT team after threatening people at a Pablo Popovitch’s BJJ school,...

Dos Santos: ‘I’m Still Team Nogueira But Am Training At Nova Uniao To Make My Game Evolve’

  After the news from Brazil 2 days ago that Junior Dos Santos was leaving Team Nogueira and moving to rivals Nova Uniao, JDS sets the record straight. He is still with team Nogueira but will...

Rafael Dos Anjos To Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘I’ll Make You Respect Jiu-Jitsu!’

  Brazil’s Rafael Dos Anjos will have a big challenge challenge ahead in his quest for  the lightweight belt. Rustam Khabilov, who was supposed to face at UFC 170 at the end of the month,...

Learn How To Develop Superior Grip Strength for BJJ From Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro

Establishing good grips in BJJ and Judo is so important as very often when you dominate the grip battle and establish your dominant grips you can control and dominate your opponent. I personally work...