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Author Archive: grappler z

Werdum’s Hilarious Staredown with Volkov Ahead of UFC Fight Night London

  Fabricio Werdum was his usual joker self when he faced off against the massive Russian fighter Alexander Volkov (6ft7/2.01m) ahed of their showdown at this weekend’s UFC Fight Night...

Mayweather on MMA Debut: My Wrestling Game is a ‘7’ out of 10

Floyd Mayweather is rumoured to be making his MMA debut in a few months. The name of Conor McGregor has come up as a potential opponent. Earlier this week, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley...

Floyd Mayweathwer Has Legit Wrestling Skills, Say TMT Bodyguards

Floyd Mayweather is rumoured to be making his MMA debut in a few months. The name of Conor McGregor has come up as a potential opponent. Eralier this week, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley...

Anderson Silva Using Jiu-Jitsu When Wrestling With Amazon Indians

3rd degree BJJ black belt Anderson Silva was conisdered the P4P best fighter on the planet back in 2012. Silva tried something different back then. He paid the Kamayurá Tribe in Mato Grosso, Brazil...

Anthony Bourdain Gets Weirded Out at Turkish Oil Wrestling Competition

BJJ blue belt Anthony Bourdain was last year in Turkey filming an episode of his TV show: Parts unknown. While he was there he trained some BJJ with Turkey’s first BJJ black belt Burak Deger...

Judo is Booming in France, with 600,000 Participating in the Sport

Judo in France is one of the most popular sports in after Football, Rugby and Tennis . The French Judo federation has 600,000 members of which 80% children under the age of 12. France is the second...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Dominating in NAGA World Championships

  Former Combat Sambo world champion & UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov competed in the 2012 NAGA worlds Grappling championships where he smashed his way through the expert...

UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Will Wrestle For Australia at Commonwealth Games

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is set for a formidable challenge. He will represent Australia in freestyle wrestling for the Commonwealth games which will be held on April 4th. This the...

Yoel Romero Explains Why He Kissed Luke Rockhold at UFC 221

UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero had an impressive KO victory over former champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 221. The KO made the rounds of the media but so did Romero’s after fight antics in...

Comedian Russell Brand Training with Ryron & Rener Gracie

Comedian Russell Brand has been training BJJ for the past years and is quite fond of it. He recently even got cauliflower ear which he drained and posted it on facebook: Regram from @chriscleere #bjj...

Ivan Drago’s Son Revealed for ‘Creed 2’

It looks like we’ve found the son of the legendary Ivan Drago for the latest movie in the Rocky Balbao franchise. It will be no other than Florian “ Big Nasty” Munteanu, a 27 year old...

BJJ Instructor That Promotes Kids To Black Belt Justifies His System

We recently reported that a BJJ kids academy located in Maine, USA, Stonecoast Brazilian jiu jitsu for kids, which is led by a legit  black belt Shaun Durfee, is promoting children to an unverified...

BJJ Academy in Maine Promotes Children to ‘Junior BJJ Black Belt’ Rank

It’s happening again. It’s been exactly 3 years since the BJJ community exposed the practice of promoting children to junior black belt rank. Now it’s happening again. Reddit BJJ...

BJJ Brown Belt Transgender Woman Will Face Man in MMA Bout

MMA organisation Mr. Cage 34 which will be held in in Manaus, Brazil, and will feature a unique fight: a transgender woman will face a male fighter. Anne Varieto, 21, is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown...

Rickson Gracie Makes History Teaching Japan’s Defence Force

Rickson Gracie is currently in Japan where he was overlooking the annual Rickson Gracie cup, held a Jiu-Jitsu seminar and this time made history by leading the first ever Gracie Jiu-Jitsu seminar to...

Frank Mir – How I put the Guillotine on Cheick Kongo at UFC 107

Former UFC champion Frank Mir has some of the organization most impressive submission wins: Kimura against Minotauro, armbar against Tim Sylvia, Kneebar against Brock Lesnar, Toe hold against Tank...

Romero VS Rockhold – Who Will Win?

Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple medallist...

Renzo Gracie Teaches Brandon Vera A Cool Back Take at the Airport

You can learn some new technique anytime, anywhere! When you are travelling with martial arts legend Renzo Gracie he can drop some career changing wisdom anywhere. Here he is waiting for...

UFC Athlete Zabit Magomedsharipov Trolls Mayweather

2 days ago Floyd Mayweather teased the MMA community when he posted a video of himself entering an MMA cage… literally. There have been rumours that the boxing great would face his rival Conor...

King Of Throws: Uchi Mata Compilation

In Judo, Uchi mata is called “the King of Throws”. Uchi Mata is Ashi Waza or a foot technique, and known as one of the most difficult throws but also the most beautiful. Uchi Mata very...

Judo World Champ Teddy Riner Strength & Conditioning Routine

With ten World Championships gold medals and two Olympic gold medals,Fance’s Teddy Riner is the greatest ever heavyweight and a strong candidate for greatest Judoka of all time. At 2.04 m and...

Chael Sonnen Wrestling Highlights

Chael Sonnen aka ‘The American Gangster’ has a rich Wrestling background in all aspects: high school, Collegiate, Greco Roman and freestyle wrestling. In high school in Oregon, Sonnen...

The Donald Trump Sweep is Fantastic

Donald Trump’s armdrag game is real. He has incredible armdrags folks as you can see in this epic highlight:   Trust me, it’s fantastic. #jitsgrips #bjj #jiujitsu #oss #judo...

Renzo Gracie & Kazushi Sakuraba Set To Rematch at ONE Championship

MMA veterans Renzo Gracie and Kazushi Sakuraba are set for an epic rematch, 18 years after their classic Pride FC fight. In the fight at PRIDE FC 10 in August 2000, Sakuraba won by TKO when he...