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Author Archive: BJJEE

Metamoris 2: Ralek Gracie’s Prediction For The Kron Gracie Vs Shinya Aoki Main Event

Metamoris returns with another blockbuster card featuring six matches contested by world-class practitioners of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The unique format combining 20-minute single-round matches with...

Braulio Estima: “I’m On Track To Regain My Old Level Again. I’m Focused On My Grappling Superfights in 2013.”

After two years spent away from Jiu-Jitsu, Braulio Estima once again wore the kimono and participated in the Copa Podio on Sunday, May the 5th, where he faced Xande Ribeiro, in the Cities Challenge....

Grapplers Quest Amsterdam 10-11/13: All Expense paid Trip To Compete @Grapplers Quest Brazil For Black Belt Winner.

Important Black Belt Announcement! Grab & Pull and Grappler’s Quest have just anounced that the winner of Grapplers Quest Amsterdam (Adult Absolute Black Belt Division) will get flights and...

Guilherme Mendes On UFC Fighter Luke Rockhold: “He’s A Tough BJJ Brown Belt.”

Luke Rockhold faces Vitor Belfort on the 18th of May in the UFC in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The fighter spent a few days working on his Jiu-Jitsu with brothers Rafael and Guilherme Mendes at the Art...

Fernando Tererê’s New Academy In Rio De Janeiro

William Burkhardt of BJJPix went over at Fernando Tererê’s new academy in Rio de Janeiro to roll with and interview the legend.

Xande Ribeiro: “My Brother Saulo & Me Are The Two Sides Of The Same Coin. We Complete Each Other.”

Xande Ribeiro recently beat Braulio Estima in a Superfight at Copa Podio, in Rio de Janeiro. In an interview (In Portuguese) with tatame, Xande commented on the differences between entering a...

Kyra Gracie Will Compete @ 2013 IBJJF Worlds

3x ADCC and 5X World BJJ champion Kyra Gracie has just confirmed her participation to 2013 IBJJF Worlds to BJJpix.com.  Kyra is the first female member of the Gracie family to achieve such...

Rickson Gracie On Kazushi Sakuraba ‘The Gracie Hunter’: “I Don’t See Anything That Impresses Me. His Mental Is His Best Aspect.”

In the early and mid ’90s the Gracie family ruled the world of MMA, and Gracie jiu-jitsu started a martial arts revolution…then came the Japanese fighter Kazushi Sakuraba. He stopped Royler,...

The Man Behind “We Love BJJ”: The Multi-Talented Wanderson M. Dos Santos

We Love BJJ is one of the most popular Facebook BJJ pages, which produces daily news about all things BJJ related (if you haven’t already, go like their page). The person in charge is Wanderson...

Marcelo Garcia & Co Helping Terere To Get A Visa For The US To Compete @IBJJF Worlds

After Fernando Terere’s superfight at Copa Podio, According to Graciemag, the BJJ community is mobilizing to get Terere the chance to once again compete at the Worlds which will be held in...

Gianni Grippo, Oli Geddes To Teach @ Open Training Camp In Copenhagen, Denmark in June.

The training camp in Copenhagen, June 10-15th this summer, is shaping up to become the European BJJ event to participate in this year. A solid line up of instructors are confirmed, for what looks...

Checkmat Australia’s Kit Dale: “Next Up Is The Worlds. I Go There To Go One Better & Win The Gold.”

Kit Dale is a perfect combination of a badass BJJ player with serious credentials and real life joker. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe he talks about his background, his performance at AD...

ADCC Slovenia on 15/06/13

ADCC SLOVENIA OPEN I. 15.06.2013 – Leskoskova 7 – Ljubljana – Slovenia – standard ADCC categories – standard ADCC rules (categories and rules info:...

A Complete Study On Leandro Lo’s Highly Effective Guard Passing Game

Leandro has a deadly combination of great guard and great guard passing. This has made him into the most successful BJJ player on the competition scene in recent times. BJJ scout did a great Study on...

Rafael Lovato After Winning Brasileiros: “I Have Big Goals. Win The Worlds & Beat Galvao In Metamoris II.”

Source: Tatame.com.br (translated from Portuguese) Beating a Jiu-Jitsu black belt in Brazil is not easy, especially if you are not a Brazilian. Only two foreigners managed this feat, and Rafael...

Baltic BJJ Open 2013 in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 26 May

You are welcome to compete in Baltic BJJ Open 2013 in Lithuania,Kaunas on 26 May. All Info on the Poster

GFTeam Rising Star, Jaime Canuto: “There Is No Other Place In The World With The Level Of Training Of GFTeam.”

  GFTEAM’s Jaime Canuto made a big name for himself in 2013 when he won his brown belt middleweight division at the Pans and beating UFC champ Benson Henderson on the way. In this...

Leonardo Neves Seminar In Belgrade, Serbia 7-9 June, 2013

Leonardo Neves, BJJ Black belt and leader of Leo Neves BJJ- Checkmat will be holding a BJJ seminar in Belgrade, Serbia from the 7th to 9th of June, 2013. The seminar is open to all, even those that...

Exclusive Interview With Andre Borges, The Man Behind BJJHeroes.com (The BJJ Encyclopedia)

If there is one website that really sticks out as great source of information about the history Jiu-Jitsu it is BJJheroes.com which can really be considered as a BJJ encyclopedia. The man behind this...

Mendes Bros: “We Teach Lots Of Basic Techniques, But ‘Details’ Is What Make The Techniques Smart.”

The Mendes Brothers have for over a year been running a successful BJJ school: The Art Of Jiu-Jitsu Academy. In this interview with Pantarei.fr, they shared their approach to teaching and their key...

Prof. Jorge Pereira (Rickson Gracie Black Belt) Back In Bulgaria & Macedonia: “Jiu-Jitsu Is For Life!”

Master Jorge Pereira is a student of Rickson Gracie and the leader of Roots BJJ. You can read our interview with him here. Before his seminars in Sofia, Bulgaria (May 11) and Skopje, Macedonia (Maj...

Leo Vieira: “IBJJF Needs To Involve Representatives Of All BJJ Teams More, To Make The Sport Evolve…”

BJJ legend Leonardo Vieira is the co-founder of important teams such as Brasa and Checkmat, and coach of BJJ’s most prominent athletes such as Lucas Leite, João Assis and many others. He is also...

2013 Brasileiro Champ Murilo Santana: “I Put A Hold On My MMA Career, I Missed Jiu-Jitsu Too Much…”

Murilo Santana is a BJJ Black belt under the famous UFC referee Mario Yamasaki, who fights for the Sao Paulo based team, Barbosa Jiu Jitsu. Santana is considered one of the top fighters in the...

BJJEE Training Report: Jungle BJJ in Prague, Czech Republic

Continuing my usual habit of visiting BJJ academies wherever I travel, I had to visit Jungle BJJ while on my little vacation in Prague, Czech Republic last week. It was actually a little road trip...