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Author Archive: BJJEE

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

We’ll continue to update when we find new fights to post. Be sure to check back!

Buchecha Reigns Supreme At 2013 Worlds, Big Upsets At Black Belts. Full Recap.

The 2013 Worlds were very exciting. Big upsets happened at most belts: The Mendes brother who made a habit of winning everything didn’t take the gold this time, Caio Terra finally finally beat...

(Videos) 2013 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship –Saturday Black & Brown Belt Matches

  We’ll continue to update when we find new fights to post. Be sure to check back!

Europeans Shine So Far In 2013 IBJJF Worlds

The old continent was well represented at the 2013 IBJJF worlds with fighters coming from all corners of Europe. The UK was the top European country at lower belts (non black belts) with 3 gold...

Paulo Miyao Dethrones Keenan Cornelius & Takes The Absolute Gold

Winning the absolute brown belt as a featherweight is a big deal.  Paulo Miyao , after so many defeats to Keenan Cornelius, got redemption on Saturday night in California. Paulo and Keenan exchanged...

2013 IBJJF Worlds: All Set For A Buchecha vs Rodolfo Absolute Final On Sunday

Rodolfo Vieira will step on the mat on Sunday (02) with a taste for revenge in the mouth, in the fight for the absolute gold of the black belts at the World Championship Jiu-Jitsu . The Carioca, who...

2013 IBJJF Worlds: Recap From Days 1 & 2

The BJJ Worlds are in full effect in the Long Beach Walter Pyramid. While we wait for the black belt action on Saturday and Sunday. The blue, purple and lightweight brown all engaged in battles. ...

Benson Henderson Due To Receive BJJ Black Belt

Ben Henderson is getting promoted to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, next Monday night, June 3rd. His Gym, MMA Lab will be holding a promotion ceremony from 7-7:30 pm. Benson has always competed...

Poland’s Marysia Małyjasiak, new purple belt world champion!

Poland’s Marysia Małyjasiak, new purple belt world champion! Historic first gold medal for Poland at the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu worlds: Maria Małyjasiak ! The representative Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu won...

Roger Gracie: “Buchecha Is Way Ahead Of The Others, But Still Hasn’t Beaten All The Big Names…”

Roger Gracie is currently training for his UFC debut, on July 06, in the United States. However, the World championships of Jiu-Jitsu, which takes place from May 29 to June 2, in California, is still...

BJJ Black Belt Andre ‘Tim’ Monteiro On His Upcoming Tour Focused on Central-Eastern Europe

Andre Monteiro, AKA “Tim”, is a Brasileiro and Pan champion from the Carlson Gracie lineage, who runs his own school in Texas. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, Tim talks about how...

Michelle Nicolini On The Worlds: “If You Have That Favorite Status, Then You Better Train Harder, Because The Entire Category Is Coming After You.”

Michelle Nicolini is already prepared for the Worlds. The championship, which will be held between May 29 and June 2 in California, United States, brings together the best athletes in the world. ...

Royce Gracie On Metamoris II: “Kron Is A Creation. He Knows What He’s Doing & He Trains Hard.”

Ashley Burns from withleather.uproxx.com recently met up with up with MMA legend Royce Gracie and conducted an interview where among things, Royce talked about the Metamoris II card:  Metamoris...

How To Release Pre-Jiu-Jitsu Competition Pressure

In this video Gustavo Dantas talks about how about to release the pre-jiu-jitsu competition pressure regardless of the size of the tournament. For more info about Gustavo Dantas, please visit...

2013 British BJJ Open Video Highlight

Nice highlight from this year’s British BJJ open which was held on 18th & 19th May at the Body Power Expo, NEC, Birmingham.