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Author Archive: BJJEE

Beneil Dariush on Choosing Between MMA & BJJ, Fighting Kron Gracie & His Assyrian Roots

1. Hi Beneil can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe? Hi guys, my name’s Beneil Dariush, 23, black belt, originally from Iran Geotapah, Barral academy in...

The History, Success & Future Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Poland

Written by Robert Janista For BJJ Eastern Europe , check out his blog: http://belikericksongracie.blogspot.com/ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a relatively young sport discipline in Poland and its origins...

Video Interview (In Serbian & Portuguese) with 4th Degree Black Belt Alesandro Nascimento, who now teaches in Serbia.

Video Interview (In Serbian & Portuguese) with 4th Degree Black Belt Alesandro Nascimento (Gracie Humaita), who now teaches in Serbia. In this interview The Master talks about his Jiu-Jitsu...

7th Degree Coral Belt, Luiz Palhares Shows Some Sweeps For The Eastern European BJJ Community

7th Degree Coral Belt Master Luiz Palhares (under Rickson Gracie) will be conducting a series of Seminars in Turkey, Albania and Bulgaria within the next few days. Here the information about his...

Competition Review: Bokido Gladiator Submission Only Tournament in Bulgaria

Author: Ivan Miroslavov Dimitrov This Sunday, on the 18th of November, team Gladiator Bokido made their third No points – submission only grappling tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. The president...

So You Got Your Blue Belt, Now What?

It’s a known fact that after attaining the BJJ blue belt many people eventually drop out of BJJ. It may be because of a drop of interest after attaining a first goal, life getting in the way or...

Caio Terra: “Cesar Gracie’s statement came months after he knew about me coaching Carlos Condit.”

Source: BJJ Heroes For those less familiar with recent events here please refer to : Cesar Gracie vs Caio Terra feud. Caio Terra is currently one of the most accomplished jiu jitsu black belts in the...

IBJJF – Pro League makes its debut with FREE STREAM on December 8, 2012 (Long Beach, CA)

The inaugural IBJJ – Pro League 2012 is only two and a half weeks away and new names are being added daily. The roster of athletes is nearly finalized and some of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu...

Lloyd Irvin On Creating Young Killers.

Source: http://www.bjjhacks.com One-on-One interview with Lloyd Irvin from May 2011. Lloyd sat down with BJJ Hacks to give some of his insight into his methodology and philosophy on talent...

VIII BJJ Open HUNGARY 2012 Results

VIII BJJ Open HUNGARY 2012 Results: White belt -64kg: 1-Matěj Fyman (Gracie Academy Prague) 2-Szücs Balázs (Gracie Barra Hungary) 3- Marc Winkler (Gracie Barra Austria) 3-Armenean Kevin (Tengu...

Lloyd Irvin Introduces a BJJ Reality TV Show: “The Next World Champion”

Lloyd Irvin is changing the BJJ World as we know it. He is creating a reality TV show called: “The Next World Champion” where the best brown belt competitors from all around the world...

2nd Slovenian Bjj Open 2012

We are proud to announce the 2nd Slovenian BJJ Open Championship. December, 8th (Saturday) at 2012 Sportna Dvorana Litija, Slovenia. IBJJF rules....

Caio Terra Kicked Off Gracie Fighter Team For Helping Carlos Condit

Source: Cage Potato If you watched the UFC Primetime documentary mini series on Georges St. Pierre and Carlos Condit you saw that Condit brought multi-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion Caio Terra...

Fila Grappling Worlds 2012, Full Review, Results & Pictures

The FILA World Championship of grappling, pankration and amateur mixed martial arts were held in Skala (Cracow) from 15 to 18 November 2012. the Polish Federation is to thank and in particular Mr....

Poland Dominates The FILA World Grappling Championships

The FILA World Grappling Championships were held this weekend in Kracow, Poland. The official results have not yet been published but will be up on this site very soon * Edit For Full Review, Results...

Slovakia’s Lubomir Repasky On His Beginnings In London & Fighting To Grow BJJ In Slovakia

1.Hi Lubo, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe My name is Lubomir Repasky. I come from Slovakia where I live, train and teach . I am currently a brown belt under...

Book about Christian Graugart’s around-the-world BJJ trip is finally released!

After two years of planning, writing and editing, the book about Christian Graugart’s around-the-world Brazilian Jiu Jitsu adventure is now available as paperback and eBook. Both the trip and...

University Professor at Day, BJJ Player at Night: Meet Macedonia’s Martin Mihajlov

1. Hi Martin can you please introduce yourself to our readers  Hello BJJ Eastern Europe readers, Martin Mihajlov here from Skopje, Macedonia. I’m almost 3 BJJ years old and I’m training...

NAGA Europe (Paris, France) 2012 Highlight

The 3rd edition of the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Europe Open was held in Paris, France over the weekend. This is growing into one of the finest No gi and Gi competitions on the...

From Middle Heavy to Ultra Heavy, Rafael Lovato Jr: “I’ve Competed At Four Different Weight Classes”

Source: Fightworks Podcast Rafael, you have medaled again at the highest level in another IBJJF event. The event was nearly perfect for you and even included a submission of CheckMat’s very...

Xande Ribeiro, Jiu-Jitsu and Ginastica Natural Seminar In Bucharest, Romania

Saturday, 24.11.2012, multiple world champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Xand Ribeiro will be conducting his second seminar in Romania. In addition to training Jiu-Jitsu (Gi + NO GI) he will do a Ginastica...

Win a MKimono Gi and a Gameness XT Gi!!! BJJ Eastern Europe Photo Contest Sponsored By MKimonos and GrapplerGear. Most Votes Wins, Prices for 2nd & 3rd Place!

Win a MKimono Gi and a Gameness XT Gi!!! BJJ Eastern Europe Photo Contest Sponsored By MKimonos and GrapplerGear. Most Votes Wins, Prices for 2nd & 3rd Place!...

No Gi World Champion Justin Rader: “I’m A Full Time Student & Also Work 40 Hours A Week.”

Source: Fightworkspodcast You have been successful in the IBJJF World No-Gi Championships for several years now. In 2009 you won gold medal as a brown belt, in 2010 you won the gold medal as a black...

Cornelius vs Sousa, No Time Limit Superfight, Lloyd Irvin To Pay 5,000$

Seems like the Graciemag interview of Jackson Sousa, Brazilian No-Gi Nationals champion, where Sousa said that he wanted to face Cornelius, caused quite a stir. Master Lloyd Irvin reacted by saying...