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Author Archive: BJJEE

4 Rivers BJJ Championship 2013, Karlovac, Croatia, Oct 6

  Be sure to check our competition calendar to plan your upcoming competitions: https://www.bjjee.com/events/ Date: 6/10/2013 – Sunday, starting 10 a.m. Location: Karlovac – Croatia,...

Copa Podio: Felipe ‘Preguica’ Wins Middleweight GP, Clark Gracie Clarkoplatas His Way To Victory, Leandro Lo Beats Calansans.

Felipe “Preguica” Pena was crowned champion of the Copa Podio middleweight event held on Sunday, September 8th, 2013 at the Tijuca Tennis Club in Rio de Janeiro. The Gracie Barra BH...

Rodrigo Gracie Terrorized By Violent & Drunk Neighbor

  Rodrigo Gracie is a Brazilian retired professional MMA fighter a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu practitioner who fought in Pride FC and was the 1998 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship Gold...

Beast From The East: Eldar ‘Yakuza’: “This Year I’ve Competed 11 Times & Got 19 Medals.”

  Eldar “Yakuza” is one of the biggest European BJJ prospects. The purple belt fighting out of Jungle BJJ in Czech Republic is a competition machine in Central-Eastern Europe, and...

After Hanette Staack, Kyra Gracie Pulls Out Of ADCC 2013

  Source; Tatame Another Brazilian fighter is out of ADCC , which takes place on October 19 in Beijing. After Hannette Staack, who refused to compete in the tournament because “the...

2013 IBJJF Pro League Confirmed, Cash Prizes For Black Belt Competitors

  IBJJF Pro League is confirmed! The event will happen on December 8th at CSULB Pyramid, Long beach, California.  there will be four divisions for black belts: Rooster / Light Feather / Feather...

Clark Gracie On Copa Podio: “I Will Show The Audience A Beautiful Jiu-Jitsu.”

  Four months after his last participation, Clark Gracie is coming back to Copa Podio, on the 8th of September,at Tijuca Tennis Club in Rio De Janeiro. In May of this year, the black belt...

Breaking news: Lucas Leite vs Keenan Cornelius Superfight @ World Jiu-Jitsu Expo

  BREAKING NEWS! KEENAN CORNELIUS VS LUCAS LEITE SUPER FIGHT at the World Jiu-Jitsu EXPO ! November 9th & 10th , 2013 at the Long Beach Convention Center , California. Buy tickets...

Davi Ramos, Last Minute Replacement In Copa Podio Middleweight Grand Prix

Source: Copapodio.com After winning the Nitrix Championship, an MMA event held in São Paulo last week, Davi Ramos has accepted the challenge of entering the fight for the Grand Prix title, according...

Great European Hope Laura Hondorp On Qualifying For ADCC, BJJ In The Netherlands & Training With Jordy Peute

  Laura Hondorp is one European BJJ’s brightest stars. She will competing in 2013 ADCC in China in October so watch out for her. In theis interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, the Dutch BJJ...

GB Black Belt Jukka Lemola On Gracie Barra’s Plans in Finland

  Finland is one of the top BJJ countries in Europe. The first ever Finnish black belt was Marku Juntunnen in 2004. Jukka Lemola recently became Gracie Barra’s very first Black Belt in...

Felipe ‘Preguica’ Pena On Copa Podio: “There Are Only Tough Guys. I Can’t Wait.”

  Multiple time BJJ World champ at lower belts Felipe Pena , nicknamed “Preguiça” (the laziness) / sloth, is now trying to make a name for himself at the black belt. After winning the Rio...

BJJ SEMINAR with Rodrigo “COMPRIDO” Medeiros, 13/09, Vienna, Austria

  The BJJ Idol. Open Class World Champion on all belts division, trainer of Brock Lesnar, Demian Maia and many others MMA Stars. Will be at AkxeBJJ Austria , at Backyard Boxing in Vienna....

Makenzie Dern: “My Dad (Megaton) Is Responsible For My Jiu-Jitsu. I Owe Everything To Him!”

  Mackenzie Dern is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She is 20 years old and has been doing jiu-jitsu for 17 years! She is a 6x World Champion and 5x No Gi World Champion. in this interview...

Bruno Malfacine and Lucas Lepri Close In Absolute @IBJJF Atlanta Open

  Alliance team mates Bruno Malfacine , five times world champion at rooster weight and Lucas Lepri, world lightweight champion, closed in the black belt absolute final of the IBJJF Atlanta Open...

Hannette Staack Pulls Out Of 2013 ADCC: “The Organizers Don’t Respect Me & Female Competitors.”

  Despite having been invited, Hannette Staack, one of the biggest names in women’s Jiu-Jitsu is out of this years’s ADCC, which takes place on October 19 in China. According to the...

Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu Conditioning Workout in Dagestan, Russia

  Roberto ‘Cyborg Abreu was recently in Russia for a bunch of seminars. While there he worked on his conditioning, the Russian Way:

Yan Cabral signs with the UFC and steps down from the fight for the Copa Podio Middleweight GP title

  Source: Copa Podio “Following two months of intensive promotion, the Copa Podio has been notified that Yan Cabral, despite having signed a contract with the event, will not be permitted...

Montenegro’s Mladen Jokmanovic On Competing & Training In Different Grappling Arts & The BJJ Scene In Montenegro

Montenegro’s Mladen Jokmanovic is a BJJ brown belt and team leader of Mata Leao-ATM BJJ Team in Podgorica. He has a deep history in grappling arts as he started with Judo, then traditional ju...

Kit Dale On His Preparation For Copa Podio & Representing Australia

  Checkmat Australia’s Kit Dale is not only of the biggest prospects in BJJ, he is also one of the funniest. He will be competing in the Copa Podio middleweight GP on  September 8. In...

Jake Shields On His UFC Fight With Demian Maia: “I Expect A Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu Fight.”

  On Oct. 9 in Brazil, Jake Shields will take on Demain Maia in the main event of UFC Fight Night 29, and it’s a matchup he’s extremely excited to take.The fight will put two of the...

Checkmat Ace Renato Cardoso On His Preparation For Copa Podio, Expectations & His Style Of Jiu-Jitsu

  Renato Cardodo is a black belt under Rodrigo Cavaca, who has a super aggressive style, and mean footlocks. Read more about Renato here. He won the double gold at Sao Paulo Open, and was CBJJE...

Highlights Of Rodolfo Vieira’s 2013 European Tour (Video)

  1st ever Rodolfo Vieira Seminar Tour in Europe (Germany, England, Sweden, Spain and Switzerland) August, 2013 Tour Organizer: Gabriel Rainho (RTTeam)

Serbian Open BJJ Championship 2013, 19th October, Belgrade, Serbia

One of the best & most prestigious BJJ competitions in the region: The Serbian Open BJJ Championship will be held in Belgrade on the 19th of October! It is organised by the BJJ federation of...