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Author Archive: BJJEE

Watch: The Rock Begins MMA Training for Mark Kerr Movie ‘The Smashing Machine’

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, a mega star in Hollywood and former wrestling superstar, has embarked on a rigorous training regimen in Mixed Martial Arts as he prepares for his role in the...

Understanding BJJ vs Judo Belt System and Promotion Differences

The Intricacies of Belt Promotion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Judo Both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo are martial arts that use a belt system to denote a practitioner’s skill level, but the...

The Time Khabib Nurmagomedov Visited a BJJ Academy & Insisted on Wearing a White Belt

Khabib Nurmagomedov, known for his humility and respect for martial arts traditions, wore a white belt at a Jiu-Jitsu academy in Dubai, despite being a UFC champion, world champion in Sambo and a...

When Rolling With Someone That You Don’t Know….

Guest post by Belgian BJJ black belt Wim Deputter, head instructor at Brasa Team Belgium.  https://www.instagram.com/wimdeputterbjj/ Whenever I roll on training with someone I don’t...

When Mackenzie Dern Faced a Male Judo Black Belt in Japan

Japanese TV has hosted a  series of strange challenge matches between top female grapplers vs male Judokas. While male vs female rolling sessions are normal in the gym, they are much rarer in a...

Olympic Gold Medalist Wrestler Gable Steveson Released by the WWE

Gable Steveson, the 2020 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, has been released from his contract with WWE, the professional wrestling organization. After a spectacular performance at the Tokyo Olympics...

How Can You Know If You Have What It Takes To Be An MMA Fighter?

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...

Mikey Musumeci Explains How He Improves His BJJ By Drilling a Position for 12 Hours a Day

Mikey Musumeci is not just one of the most successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history, but he’s also one of the most beloved ones. Fans have embraced him for his honest and good-natured...

Ed O’Neill On The Long Journey to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ed O’Neill is one of the rare celebrities that is also a BJJ black belt. His professional success is only paralleled with his dedication to martial arts. Ed is a black belt under Rorion Gracie...

What Does A Belt Promotion In Jiu-Jitsu Really Mean?

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...

Mica Galvao Vaunts Negative PED Test After 2024 Pan Championship Gold

Mica Galvão, after being stripped of his 2022 IBJJF World Title due to a positive test for PEDs, has recently demonstrated a clean drug test following the 2024 IBJJF Pan Championships, where he...

UFC’s Renato Moicano Rips Fighters Getting Promoted to Black Belt without Using BJJ

Renato Moicano, a highly ranker UFC lightweight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, recently expressed his skepticism about the relevance of BJJ belts within MMA. In a conversation with Demetrious...

Iron Sharpens Iron: Michael Page and Khamzat Chimaev Join Forces for Training

In an unusual yet strategic move, MMA fighters Michael Page and Khamzat Chimaev recently joined forces for a training session that has sparked much interest and discussion in the fighting community....

MMA Analyst Jimmy Smith Blasts Ronda Rousey: ‘Everybody Couldn’t Stand Ronda’

MMA analyst Jimmy Smith recently offered a sharp critique of Ronda Rousey’s comments about Joe Rogan and the broader MMA media. Smith’s response follows Rousey’s accusations that Rogan,...

WWE Veteran “MVP” Promoted to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Wrestling star and WWE veteran MVP has reached a significant milestone in his martial arts journey by earning a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This accomplishment marks a profound development in...

Robert Whittaker Believes he has Superior Grappling Skills Ahead of Clash with Khamzat Chimaev

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker recently shared his confidence in his grappling abilities, firmly believing they surpass those of rising star Khamzat Chimaev. As speculation about a...

Understanding the History of the ADCC World Championship Superfight

The Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) World Championship is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious events in the world of submission grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Founded in 1998 by...

Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Black Belts

Few people are yet to maintain the focus, confidence, and demanding nature of learning the arts to its completion. Unsurprisingly, several celebrities have dedicated their time to honing their Tae...

Top 10 Boxers in the World & Those Who Excel at BJJ

There is little talk of boxing in the Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) world, but as we have seen over the last several years, the possibility of boxers moving into mixed martial arts (MMA) is higher than...

4 Types of Strength That Matter for BJJ

Chad Wesley Smith, a former world champion powerlifter and now BJJ competitor, is a prominent figure in strength training for Jiu-Jitsu. Smith explores the intricate details of strength development...

Renzo Gracie’s 100% Success Toe hold From Half guard

Leg locks have revolutionized the landscape of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, offering practitioners of all sizes a potent weapon against larger and stronger opponents. Among the various leg locks, the toe...

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“Let’s Just Roll Light”: How To Stop Jiu-Jitsu Becoming ‘P*ssified’

  ‘Jiu-Jitsu Transforms Cowards into Men, Chickens into Stallions’ Carlos Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at an amazing rate worldwide. More people are training in all corners of the...

Renzo Gracie Has The Funniest Analogy for Difference Between Gi & No Gi Jiu-Jitsu

Gi and No Gi are the 2 forms of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gi Jiu Jitsu is grappling with the use of a traditional Gi, which allows you to grab the clothing of your opponent. No Gi is grappling without the...