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Author Archive: BJJEE

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...

Caio Terra Completes His European Tour With Another Double Gold At IBJJF Lisbon Open

The 2013 Lisbon International Open took place this Sunday, at the Casal Vistoso gymnasium, in Portugal. The light-featherweight Caio Terra was the star of the show once again and was able to get the...

A Study On Rodolfo Vieira’s Takedown Game

Rodolfo Vieira is an elite blackbelt competing in the pesado division. Coming up slightly earlier than Leandro Lo, he is also a BJJ sensation, with many unique aspects to his game. In particular his...

Gabi Garcia: “I Don’t Know If I’ll Come Back To BJJ. I Made History There & No One Can Take These Titles From Me.”

Gabi Garcia is currently getting ready for ADCC and defending her title. After winning her fourth BJJ world title, it looks like she could move on to MMA. She has revealed in an interview with Tatame...

Ryron Gracie’s Escapes from Galvao’s Hell

Dan Faggella is a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of light weight jiu jitsu. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu Style, MMA Sports...

BJJEE Rising Stars: Slovenia’s Miha Perhavec

Miha Perhavec is a very deicated BJJ competitor that is taking the European BJJ and grappling circuit by storm. This soft spoken and humble individual is a killer on the mats. In this interview...

Benson Henderson Makes Successful Black Belt Competition Debut, Despite Internet Criticism

Ben Henderson’s BJJ black belt debut was successful. The UFC lightweight champion competed in a state championship in Arizona, and managed to get the finish in two of his three fights, getting...

Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira Ahead Of His UFC Fight With Frankie Edgar: “I Will Prove That I’m Not Just A Jiu-Jitsu Fighter.”

Source: Tatame Charles Oliveira, (or Charles do Bronx) is a BJJ black belt under Jorge Patino, and one of the rising stars in MMA – today. The Gold Team standout made a name for himself fighting in...

Royce Gracie, 2 Day Seminar in Sofia, Bulgaria, 25 & 26/07

Royce Gracie, legendary MMA fighter and brazilian jiu-jitsu master, will have a BJJ seminar for two days in Sofia, BULGARIA. The dates for the seminar are July 25th and 26th (thursday and friday)....

Antonio Braga Neto: “Competing in Jiu-Jitsu Won’t Feed My Family.I prefer To Focus On MMA.”

Source: Tatame (interview in Portuguese) In April of this year, after his participation in the World Pro in Abu Dhabi, where he won the title, the black belt decided to withdraw from Jiu-Jitsu...

Absent From The BJJ Mats, Antonio Carlos AKA ‘Cara De Sapato’: “I’m Training Hard With JDS & Will Make My MMA Debut soon…”

Away from the Jiu-Jitsu mats since the 2012 worlds, Antonio Carlos Barbosa, aka “Cara de Sapato (shoe face,as in ugly), is already scheduled to make his MMA debut . On July 20, he will face...

Roger Gracie Ahead of His UFC 162 Fight:”Too many BJJ masters feed their ego and try to strike with opponents.”

Looks like Roger Gracie will be relying on his main weapon vs Tim Kennedy: His world class Jiu-Jitsu. He won’t fall into the trap of trying to strike with the dangerous Kennedy. A mistake that...

Slovakian BJJ Open, 28.09.13 in Nitra

Registration open, http://saiclub.sk/

BJJ In The French Foreign Legion: Interview With BJJ Black Belt Instructor, Legionnaire Leopoldo Dos Passos

The French Foreign Legion (French: Légion étrangère, L.E.) is a military service wing of the French Army established in 1831, unique because it was exclusively created for foreign nationals...

Renzo Gracie: “Anderson Silva Is Not A Humble Guy…”

The renowned MMA and Brazilian jiu-jitsu trainer blasted Silva in an interview with Fight News Now, saying the UFC middleweight champion – and pound-for-pound best fighter in the world – is...

Andre Galvao: “I’ve Beaten Chris Weidman In ADCC, He Doesn’t Have The Tools To Beat Anderson.”

BJJ World champion André Galvão is helping Anderson Silva prepare for Chris Weidman on their UFC bout on July 6 – the main event of UFC 162 in Vegas. Galvão faced Weidman back at the 2009 ADCC...

Guilherme Mendes On 5 BJJ Players That Inspired His Jiu-Jitsu

Source: Tatame (from Portuguese) “Guilherme Mendes, the triple world champion at featherweight, is an inspiration for the younger fighters that are starting out their careers in Jiu-Jitsu....