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Author Archive: BJJEE

Team Joe Warren VS Team Renzo Gracie – Grapple at The Garden 2013 Highlights

  At The Grapple at The Garden 2013 event at Madison Square Garden, two teams of MMA fighters went head-to-head on the mats to see who would win in freestyle wrestling. With one team led by...

Andy Roberts, Black Belt Under Roger Gracie,: “I Teach Jiu-Jitsu That Works In MMA, Self Defense & Competition.”

Andy Roberts is a respected BJJ instructor and competitor from the UK. He holds a black belt under Roger Gracie. In this interview with BJJ eastern Europe, Andy talks about his BJJ story which took...

Rape, Intimidation, Sexual Harassment, Cult: Disturbing Stories From Inside Team Lloyd Irvin

  You have for sure heard by now about the Lloyd Irvin drama and the controversy surrounding him and some of his team members. Last year two of his male students were charged with rape after a...

Magid Hage’s Dedication: “I Drive To Romulo Barral’s Gym 2-3 X/Week. It’s A 2.5 hr Drive But Worth It.”

  Magid Hage Hage’s baseball choke has taken down names in Jiu-Jitsu. In this interview with GB.com, he talks about his dedication to training where he drives 2,5 hours (one way) 2-3 times...

150lb Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Vs. 250lb Body Builder

  Interesting fight from ’94 showing a match between 2nd degree black belt Jiu Jitsu fighter Pedro Sauer facing body building champion Lance Bachelor. Includes commentary and slow motion...

Draculino: “Eddie Bravo Has An Internet Cult.”

  Members of Sherdog posted over 25 questions for BJJ legend Vinicius Magalhaes ‘Draculino’. He answered all of them and here are 2 of those questions on Eddie Bravo and some of his...

Judo, The King Of Sports In Mongolia

  In July 2013, for the first time in history, an IJF Judo Grand Prix was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. By integrating the World Judo Tour, this event gave its credentials to a country which...

The Truth About Over-The-Counter Supplements For Muscle Gain

  If you’re serious about performance in BJJ, you should follow a serious strength program. Without a doubt, you can add muscle simply by eating right and lifting weights. However if you...

Watch An In Depth Analysis Of Keenan Cornelius’s Game

  Dan Lukehart aka ‘Trumpet Dan’ from Brea Jiu-Jitsu has done a great 2 part in depth analysis of Keenan Cornelius’s game:   

Judo Seminar With Olympic Champion Ilias Iliadis In Athens, Greece

  Olympic gold medalist and world champion Ilias Iliadis will teach a judo seminar on December 9th at The academy Brotherhood of Psychos BJJ academy in Athens, Greece. 

Actor & BJJ Brown Belt Paul Walker Tragically Dies In Car Accident

  We have lost a BJJ brother. Paul Walker from “Fast and the Furious” is no longer with us. The long time BJJ pratitioner (brown belt) died in a horrible car accident this Saturday....

(Great Video Documentary) BJJ Black Belt Casey Jones- Giving Back To The Art

  Really good interview and training footage with BJJ Black belt Casey Jones, a BJJ black belt from SBG in Manchester, UK. It’s about how to build a BJJ team, and giving back to the art....

Romulo Barral On ‘Buying’ Belts: “Jiu-Jitsu Is Learned By Training.”

  After Sergio Moraes criticized the trend of “buying” BJJ black belts, it was the turn of another world champion to share his thoughts. Romulo Barral in an interview with tatame,...

World Class Brown Belt Sebastian Brosche: “If you are into BJJ for the long run, then Yoga is your greatest tool to stay healthy and nimble, no matter how old you get.”

  Sebastian Brosche is one of the biggest European BJJ hopes. He is a brown belt in BJJ and second degree black belt in judo. He was raised in Northern Sweden and is currently living in in Oslo...

Watch What Are The New Trends In Jiu-Jitsu: Lapeloplata, New Spider Guards etc…

  Ostap Manastyrski and Stephan Kesting explore some of the latest developments in the competitive Brazilian jiu-jitsu world, and aren’t at all sure about whether they’re good things...

Rafael Lovato Jr: “We Are Artists. Jiu-Jitsu Is Our Form Of Expression.”

  In this BJJ Documentray by Film maker Stuart Cooper we get an inside look on the life of Rafael Lovato JR’s and also some exclusive rare highlights of his matches from ADCC 2013 in...

Teaching Jiu-Jitsu In An Island Paradise: Nick Unander In Paros, Greece

  Nick Unander is a black belt under Marcelo Alonso (Carlson Gracie) that teaches BJJ on the beautiful Greek island of Paros. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, Nick talks about his...

Leo Neves BJJ Workshop In Belgrade, Serbia 7-8 Dec.

  Checkmat’s Leo Neves will hold a seminar in Belgrade: “Dear friends, we inform you that Leonardo Neves (Checkmat black belt 2nd degree) will hold a BJJ workshop 07-08 December 2013...

From Euroleague & The NBA To BJJ: Serbian Basketball Legend Igor Rakocevic & His Love For Jiu-Jitsu

Igor Rakočević is a Serbian professional basketball player who has played for major basketball teams including Red Star Belgrade, Real Madrid and for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA. He also...

Paulo Filho Is Back, Healthy & Will Fight At Welterweight

  A BJJ black belt under Carlson Gracie , Paulo Filho was once considered the world’s number one fighter at middle weight after reaching the final of the Pride Grand Prix and winning the...

Icon Black Belt, Alexandre Izidro: “The Adrenaline Rush In A MMA & BJJ Match Is Very Similar.”

  Alexandre Izidro is a accomplished BJJ black belt from Team Icon and also a accomplished MMA fighter who has faced greats such as Dan Hardy, Rodrigo Caporal etc..In this interview with BJJ...

Watch Bill “The Grill” Cooper Win A Bet With Eddie Bravo And Slap On The ‘Twister’ During Tournament

  Bill “The Grill” Cooper slapping on The Twister submission by request of Eddie Bravo during a tournament match! This was Bill’s second match at the Dream Jiu Jitsu tournament...

3 Ways to Close the Distance in a Streetfight

  Stephan Kesting from Grapplearts.com shows 3 high percentage ways to close the distance in a streetfight. BJJ is a great fitness activity and a wonderful sport. But at it’s core Brazilian...

Renato Babalu: “Werdum Will Beat Cain & Become The New UFC Champion.”

  The recently retired from MMA and focused on Jiu-Jitsu, Renato Babalu recently had this to say about his friend “Vai Cavalo” Fabricio Werdum, who is set to face Cain Velasquez. He...