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Author Archive: BJJEE

5 Days BJJ Summer Camp With Michael Langhi, Split, Croatia

MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS/RECORD:    2X WORLD CHAMPION 3X PAN AMERICAN CHAMPION 2X BRAZILIAN NATIONAL CHAMPION 3X EUROPEAN CHAMPION WEIGHT CATEGORY:                    PESO LEVE...

Obtaining 50/50 Guard From Virtually Any Position with Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida

Written for BJJ Eastern Europe by Dan Faggella, a BJJ Academy Owner, No Gi Pan Am Champion at 130 pounds, and recognized expert in the area of leg locks. Dan writes or Jiu Jitsu Magazine, Jiu Jitsu...

Michael Jackson’s Son, Prince, Trains Jiu-Jitsu With The Gracies & Is An Avid Student

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 student of Ryron and Rener Gracie. The...

(Video Doc) Murilo Bustamante: BJJ vs Luta Livre

In this video Murilo Bustamante takes us back to 1991 when Murilo took part in one of the most legendary Vale-Tudo challenges of all time, it seemed that Bustamante was destined to be in big events...

Caio Terra: “My Rivalry With Bruno Malfacine Is Nothing Personal.”

Caio Terra and Bruno Malfacine always meet in the finals of the rooster weight in the Worlds, but since 2009, Caio’s arm was raised never raised. This year was a different story. Just as in...

Referee Muzio de Angelis Answers Ary Farias: “The IBJJF Wants To Improve The Sport. It Was Very Messy Before.”

Yesterday we shared an interview where Ary Farias where he felt outraged by the decision of Muzio De Angelis, the referee, to give him a negative point for celebrating outside of the mat area befor...

Braulio Estima: “I’m Coming Back To The GI & I Will Compete At The Highest Level Into My Late 30’s.”

This week’s guests at Budovideos “This Week on BJJ” include brothers Braulio Estima and Victor Estima. They discuss their performance at the worlds and their upcoming matches at...

Saulo Ribeiro: “The Double Guard Pull Is A Neutral Position & Is Against The Principles Of Jiu-Jitsu.”

Saulo explains how he believes that the Double Guard Pull position strays away from the nature from which Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was born. Check out more videos like this at: http://www.bjjlibrary.com

Ary Farias: “I’m Outraged By The Referee. He Gave My Title Away…”

In the light feather final of this year’s Worlds,  Ary Farias sought his first world title at black belt against Gabriel Moraes, and actually won the fight by advantages. The whistle blew and...

2013 World BJJ Champ Augusto Tanquinho: “I’m Sticking To My Word, I’m Dropping BJJ For A While & Moving To MMA.”

Source: translated from Portuguese from www.meiaguarda.com.br The IBJJF World Championships 2013 was a whirlwind of emotions. One of those great moments was in the final of the featherweight when...

Exclusive Interview With Tony Gonzalez, Marcus Buchecha’s Personal Trainer

1. Hi Tony can you please introduce yourself to BJJ community of Eastern Europe?  My name is Tony Gonzalez, 45 years olds, from San Diego California. Both my parents are from the Philippine Islands,...

Keenan Cornelius Out Of Metamoris II, JT Torres Now Set To Face Victor Estima

JT Torres is stepping up on short notice! After a disappointing Worlds where he didn’t medal at lightweight, JT now has a chance to face Victor Estima. This comes after the initial match up of...

BJJEE Rising Stars: France’s Damien Migai

France’s Damien Migai is a rising star in the the European BJJ scene. This 18 year old is 100% commited to making it in the  sport of Jiu-Jitsu. Damien spoke to BJJ Eastern Europe about his...

TV Star Anthony Bourdain’s Wife Ottavia Will Compete At IBJJF Rome Open/ European No Gi

Anthony Bourdain is an American chef, author and television personality. He is the host of Travel Channel’s culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations ....

Shaquille O’Neal, Royce Gracie, Jon Jones & Other Celebrities Congratulate Benson Henderson for BJJ black belt

Benson Henderson is now a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt! This video was put together by Ben’s head coach, John Crouch, and features congratulations from several big names, including Shaquielle...

World Class Grappler Robert Drysdale Signs With The UFC

For all you hardcore BJJ fans, get ready for one of the biggest signings the UFC has made in recent times. According to MMAJunkie.com, the UFC has signed world champion jiu-jitsu artist Robert...

50/50 Guard – The Savior or Detractor of Submission Grappling

Writer: Dan Faggella is a Leg Lock Expert in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World – winning the Gold Medal in the recent No-Gi Pan Ams without a single point being scored against him. Dan has produced...

Greek BJJ Black Belt Gougoulas Nikos On His Academy In Thessaloniki & The BJJ Scene In Greece

Head of Robson Moura Nova Uniao in Greece, BJJ black Belt Gougoulas Nikos sat down with BJJ Eastern Europe and let us know about the scene in Greece and his academy in Thessaloniki: 1. Hi Nik, can...

Dave Camarillo On Ronda Rousey’s Ground Game: “She’s Not An Elite Level Ground Tactician.”

Dave Camarillo, a former coach at American Kickboxing Academy, is a black belt in both judo and jiu-jitsu and has developed a style known as ‘Guerilla Jiu-Jitsu’ that incorporates the...

Fabricio Werdum On Upcoming Fight With Minotauro: “The first time I fought Nog, I was mostly just a jiu-jitsu fighter.”

Many things have changed since Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira met in the 2006 PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix. They will now lock horns once again at UFC on FUEL TV 10 takes place June 8...

Keenan Cornelius Replaces Bill Cooper, Set To Face Victor Estima @ Metamoris II

This just in from Metamoris. Official statement: “Bill Cooper has been cut from the Metamoris Pro Jiu Jitsu Invitational II card for failing to complete pre-competition requirements and for...

(Video Doc) Braulio Estima: Beating The Ego in BJJ

Source: BJJHacks.com Braulio Estima, 3x IBJJF World Champion, 2x ADCC Champion and ADCC Superfight champion, tells about how he had to let go of his ego before he could start his journey to become a...

IPPON No Gi Cup In Czech Republic 22.6.13, 700 Euros Prize Money!

Great Competition in Czech Republic: IPPON CUP in NO GI GRAPPLING. Last year they had 170 fighters from Czech Republik, Slovakia and Poland. This year will be even more fighters. This year will be...

(Videos) 2013 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship –Sunday Black Belt Matches

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