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Author Archive: BJJEE

2013 Croatian Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship: Preview & Predictions

2013 Croatian Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship is one of the best tournaments in the region. Tournament date Saturday: 27/4/2013 Competitor registrations Until: 23/4/2013 23:59 (absolutely no registration...

Carlos Santos The Man Who Developed BJJ in The UAE, On Why He Left Abu Dhabi…

For the past 5 years Abu Dhabi has been producing the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship which actually pays big cash prizes to athletes and organizes worlwide trials. One man, helped make Abu Dhabi...

Destroying the legs – Dean Lister’s straight ankle lock & counter

Dean Lister showing how to tear apart your opponents legs with a nasty leglock and heelhook.

Felipe Cavalcante On BJJ’s Massive Growth In The UAE & Teaching The Presidential Guards

    Jiu-Jitsu is playing a bit part in the way the United Arab Emirates is developing. Not only is Jiu-Jitsu being taught to all school children in a governement backed program, the armed...

2 Very Common BJJ Conditioning Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Great video from Jason from BJJ workouts Jason says: “Do you make these 2 BJJ Conditioning mistakes ? They’re very common, not only in BJJ Strength and Conditioning but also Brazilian...

André Galvão Trains With BJJ Black Belt Sheikh Tahnoon In Abu Dhabi

The week after he won the gold medal at weight at the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship held in Abu Dhabi, André Galvão received a special invitation: training with Sheikh Tahnoon Bin...

ADCC 2013, Brazil Qualifier: Miyao, Calasans & Cavaca Shine

Congratulations go to the winners of ADCC Brazil 2013 qualifier. The event winners get an automatic berth in ADCC 2013. The highlights of the day: Claudio Calasans (Atos), After a dissapointing third...

Braulio Estima On His Metamoris Fight Vs Rodolfo Vieira: “I’m Happy To Be Fighting Rodolfo, He Is Such A classy Guy.”

Braulio Estima will be a very busy man in 2013 with 3 big superfights scheduled: Copa Podio vs Xande Ribeiro, Metamoris vs Rodolfo vieira and ADCC vs Andre Galvao. in This interview with Gracie Barra...

Clark Gracie: “After The Copa Podio, I Intend To Win The Worlds.”

Clark Gracie will be competing at the Copa Podio Lighweught GP in Brazil next month. At this year’s Pans, he won the gold medal putting Marcelo Lapela to sleep in the final seconds in the...

Registration Now Open For Grapplers Quest Amsterdam

Grapplers Quest comes to Europe in partnership with Grab&Pull We are extremely proud to announce that Grab&Pull and Grapplers Quest have joined forces to bring Grapplers Quest tournaments to...

World Pro Champ After DQ of Keenan & Miyao, Kaue Damasceno: “My Victory Is 50% Mine & 50% For My Teachers.”

With the disqualification of Paulo Miyao andl Keenan Cornelius for lack of combativeness in the absolute brown belt final, Kaue Damasceno ended up with the belt and the title. “When you do...

Copa Podio Lightweight GP: A Strikeforce Fighter & A Alliance Prodigy Added To The Card

The ten contestants for the title of the second season of the lightweight GP Copa Podio are already defined. The organization has recruited the last two names missing: representing Alliance...

Gold Medal Winner @World Pro, Sweden’s Sebastian Brosche: “I’m Looking Forward To Facing Keenan & Miyaos At The Worlds.”

Sebastian Brosche is one of the biggest BJJ hopes for Europe. The Swedish fighter commented on his performance at the World Pro when he sat with Grapplingbloggen (I translated this interview from...

Antonio Braga Neto Celebrates Gold @ World Pro & Looks Forward To Fighting In The UFC

Antonio Braga Neto is in one of the best phases of his career. After signing with UFC and having his UFC debut scheduled for June 8 ( TUF Brazil 2 finale), the Gordo black belt won the World Pro in...

BJJ Champ & Full Time Medic Ryan Beauregard: “Training & Competing In BJJ Helps Me Deal With High Levels Of Stress From My Job.”

Ryan Beauregard is an American born jiu jitsu and judo black belt, being also one of the top competitors of his generation in the USA. A former world Brazilian jiu jitsu champion (brown belt 2008),...

Event Organizer, Ralek Gracie On Metamoris 2: “We’ll Have More No Gi Fights & Judges Decisions.”

The Metamoris Pro Jiu-Jitsu Invitational will hold its second edition on June 9 in Los Angeles, California, and the big event of the card is already set. Show organizer, Ralek Gracie talked about the...

Rickson Gracie Black Belt Works As The Tackling Coach Of The Australian Rugby League Team, The Gold Coast Titans.

Rickson Gracie black-belt Jason Roebig, shows us how the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has affected his life and re-connected him to his fathers influence in Rugby. Jason gives his knowledge of...

METAMORIS PRO II INVITATIONAL ANNOUNCES BLOCKBUSTER CARD FOR JUNE 9TH PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT HEADLINED BY SHINYA AOKI VS. KRON GRACIE

Los Angeles, Calif. (April 16th, 2013) – Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie announces the Metamoris Pro Jiu Jitsu Invitational II, staged live in Los Angeles at the historic Pauley Pavilion on June 9th...

Training Camp With Matt Lindland & Deda Faria In Moscow, Russia

Alexander Deda Faria is putting together a training camp with Matt Lindland (Olympic champion and UFC veteran) There will be functional training with Vasily Volkov, Ginastica natural coached by Maxim...

Patrice, Owner Of Unlimited Fightwear, On How BJJ Changed His Life, His 3 Sons That Train & The Growth of His Brand

Patrice is the owner of the European BJJ shop Unlimited Fightwear which carries brands such as Tatami, Ronin Brand, DoorDie, Manto or Submission Sniper. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe,...

Angelica Galvao: “My Husband Andre Is My Inspiration.”

Angelica Galvao is BJJ brown belt and wife and student of Andre Galvao. After a Five year layoff Angelica put on an amazing display at the 2011 World Jiu Jitsu Championships to capture the...

BJJ Eastern Europe Gi Review: MKimonos Hybrid Gi (Black)

MKimonos Hybrid gi  is the latest in MKimono’s line of premium Jiu Jitsu gis. From the very start when I started to train Jiu-Jitsu I had always been fascinated by this legendary brand coming...

BJ Penn: “The AD World Pro Will Make Jiu-Jitsu Players Stay In Jiu-Jitsu Instead Of Moving To MMA To Pay The Bills…”

BJ Penn was a special guest at the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu in Abu Dhabi last weekend. He shared his thoughts on how the World Pro will change Professional Jiu-Jitsu: Source: Gulf News When do we see you...

AD World Pro Weight Finals: Rodolfo Impresses, Marcos Souza Surprises etc…

In Abu Dhabi, the ultimate authority is the Sheik Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al-Nay Nan. But inside the dojo, the one who commands the country is Rodolfo Vieira. The athlete from GFTeam confirmed his favorite...