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Author Archive: BJJEE

Breaking: Olympic Wrestling Gold Medalist Gable Steveson Starts Training MMA

Gable Steveson, a 23-year-old Olympic gold medalist and one of America’s most celebrated wrestlers, is transitioning his career focus. After clinching Olympic gold in 2020, Steveson joined WWE,...

UFC Vet Who Spat at 10th Planet Black Belt Because of “Lockdown” Explains His Side of Story

At the recent IBJJF Atlanta Spring Open, a controversy erupted involving former UFC fighter and decorated BJJ black belt, Rafael Assunção, and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Matt Walsh. The...

NFL Great Tom Brady Roasted by Kevin Hart for his wife Leaving him for her Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Former NFL star Tom Brady was the subject of jokes during a roast, with comedians focusing on his personal life, particularly his ex-wife Gisele Bundchen’s involvement with jiu-jitsu and her...
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Comedian Bryan Callen Gets Manhandled Doing Jiu-Jitsu with Brendan Schaub

In an unexpected twist at the BJJ academy, comedian Bryan Callen discovered that the mats of Jiu-Jitsu are far less forgiving than the stage of stand-up. Callen, a sprightly 56-year-old blue belt,...

Firas Zahabi Explains the Real Impact of Ster**ds on your Jiu-Jitsu

PED use in the Jiu-Jitsu is extremely widespread according the famed MMA and BJJ instructor Firas Zahabi, and no just at the elite level. Zahabi was recently a guest on the popular youtube channel...

UFC Vet Raphael Asuncao Insults & Spits at 10th Planet Black Belt Because of “Lockdown” Knee Reap at IBJJF Tournament

At the recent IBJJF Atlanta Spring Open, a controversy erupted involving former UFC fighter and decorated BJJ black belt, Rafael Assunção, and 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Matt Walsh. The...
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NFL Linebacker Micah Parsons Dominated by a Sumo Wrestler in Japan

Micah Parsons, the standout linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys, recently made headlines not just for his on-field prowess but also for his off-field activities during the team’s trip to Japan....

Unveiling the Surprising Links Between Online Poker and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

At first glance, online poker and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) may seem like two entirely different worlds. However upon closer examination, one can discover surprising connections between these two...

Learn About the Common Pitfalls to Safeguard Your Bitcoin Investment in The Dynamic World of Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency sphere is forceful and constantly changing, as Binance data shows, and exchanges play a pivotal role in this ecosystem, opening the door to the world of crypto tokens. The recent...
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Team XMartial Conquers PGF Season 6: A Saga of Grit, Grips, and Glory!

As the curtains fall on the Professional Grappling Federation (PGF) Season 6, Xmartial’s dominant win will go down in history. Under the guidance of Coach Jean Jacques Machado, this well...

Watch: The Rock Begins MMA Training for Mark Kerr Movie ‘The Smashing Machine’

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, a mega star in Hollywood and former wrestling superstar, has embarked on a rigorous training regimen in Mixed Martial Arts as he prepares for his role in the...

Understanding BJJ vs Judo Belt System and Promotion Differences

The Intricacies of Belt Promotion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Judo Both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo are martial arts that use a belt system to denote a practitioner’s skill level, but the...
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The Time Khabib Nurmagomedov Visited a BJJ Academy & Insisted on Wearing a White Belt

Khabib Nurmagomedov, known for his humility and respect for martial arts traditions, wore a white belt at a Jiu-Jitsu academy in Dubai, despite being a UFC champion, world champion in Sambo and a...

When Rolling With Someone That You Don’t Know….

Guest post by Belgian BJJ black belt Wim Deputter, head instructor at Brasa Team Belgium.  https://www.instagram.com/wimdeputterbjj/ Whenever I roll on training with someone I don’t...

When Mackenzie Dern Faced a Male Judo Black Belt in Japan

Japanese TV has hosted a  series of strange challenge matches between top female grapplers vs male Judokas. While male vs female rolling sessions are normal in the gym, they are much rarer in a...
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Olympic Gold Medalist Wrestler Gable Steveson Released by the WWE

Gable Steveson, the 2020 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, has been released from his contract with WWE, the professional wrestling organization. After a spectacular performance at the Tokyo Olympics...

How Can You Know If You Have What It Takes To Be An MMA Fighter?

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Mikey Musumeci Explains How He Improves His BJJ By Drilling a Position for 12 Hours a Day

Mikey Musumeci is not just one of the most successful Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history, but he’s also one of the most beloved ones. Fans have embraced him for his honest and good-natured...
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Ed O’Neill On The Long Journey to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ed O’Neill is one of the rare celebrities that is also a BJJ black belt. His professional success is only paralleled with his dedication to martial arts. Ed is a black belt under Rorion Gracie...

What Does A Belt Promotion In Jiu-Jitsu Really Mean?

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Mica Galvao Vaunts Negative PED Test After 2024 Pan Championship Gold

Mica Galvão, after being stripped of his 2022 IBJJF World Title due to a positive test for PEDs, has recently demonstrated a clean drug test following the 2024 IBJJF Pan Championships, where he...
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UFC’s Renato Moicano Rips Fighters Getting Promoted to Black Belt without Using BJJ

Renato Moicano, a highly ranker UFC lightweight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, recently expressed his skepticism about the relevance of BJJ belts within MMA. In a conversation with Demetrious...

Iron Sharpens Iron: Michael Page and Khamzat Chimaev Join Forces for Training

In an unusual yet strategic move, MMA fighters Michael Page and Khamzat Chimaev recently joined forces for a training session that has sparked much interest and discussion in the fighting community....

MMA Analyst Jimmy Smith Blasts Ronda Rousey: ‘Everybody Couldn’t Stand Ronda’

MMA analyst Jimmy Smith recently offered a sharp critique of Ronda Rousey’s comments about Joe Rogan and the broader MMA media. Smith’s response follows Rousey’s accusations that Rogan,...