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Category Archive: Articles

Bernardo Faria: “This Is The Coolest BJJ Concept I’ve Learned From Xande Ribeiro”

If there’s only one thing you had to point out about the Jiu-Jitsu skills and success of Xande Ribeiro… There’s a good chance that you’d mention his guard retention – as...

“I’m a BJJ White Belt… Why Don’t They Want to Roll With Me?”

So you’ve just begun training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You’re a BJJ white belt and you’re so eager to train, to learn, and to meet both the coach(es) and your training partners in the...

Ze Mario Sperry Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues its practice of adding people to its Hall Of Fame every Monday… And the latest inductee is the legendary Ze Mario Sperry! They’ve shared the news on their Instagram...

Core Stabilization Exercises You Can Add To Your Workouts

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...

10 Up-and-Coming MMA Fighters To Watch

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...

Balance Training: Improve Your Balance And Base With These Exercises

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...

After 6 Years Training BJJ in Abu Dhabi Davor Markovic Opens Academy in Montenegro

BJJ black belt Davor Markovic of Montenegro has an interesting BJJ journey. Back in in 2015, already a brown belt, he packed his bags to go train and teach BJJ in one of the best places in the world...

Crucial (X-Guard) Sweep Concept: Follow It Up Immediately

What’s one of the biggest mistakes that BJJ white and blue belts (heck, even some higher belts) make in their offense? Lots of times, they get the initial attack right; but then they...

John Danaher: “Never Give Up An Easy Win To An Opponent”

No matter how good you are, nor how good you get in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… You’ll find yourself in trouble from time to time. Be it because you made a mistake or because your opponent is...

UFC Vegas 46: Did Rogerio Bontorin “Fake-Tap” vs. Brandon Royval?

There are good ways and bad ways to get out of a submission. Generally speaking, the good way is whatever you can do to get out of it without getting seriously injured; and the bad way is whatever...

A Michael Jackson Impersonator Gets in Altercation & Puts Guy in a Bulldog Choke

It’s not easy being a Michael Jackson impersonator in Las Vegas especially when you have hecklers who want to fight you. This is what happened recently when a dude tried to square up with a...

LFA 121: Michael Cyr Wins via Brutal Rear Naked Choke

LFA 121 took place last Friday, on January 14. Streamed over UFC Fight Pass, it featured immensely entertaining fights – one of them being a bout between Michael Cry and Aldan Coria. Cyr...

F2W 191 Full Results: Gianni Grippo Loses to Mauricio Gomez

F2W 191 (Fight To Win) took place on January 14 and displayed a number of high-paced matches. The main event featured a bout between Gianni Grippo – the 2021 IBJJF World Champion (no-gi)...

Andrew Wiltse: “The IBJJF Time Requirements Should Be Abolished”

If there are just two things that can be said with absolute certainty about Andrew Wiltse, it’s that he’ll always bring on exciting, fast-paced matches – and that he isn’t...

Man Gets Handcuffed & Decides to Run – Gets Caught by a BJJ Blue Belt

Selling fake merchandise is generally a bad idea… But it’s an even worse idea when you get handcuffed and then decide to flee from the police; only to get caught by a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Matt Serra Tells The Hilarious Story of John Danaher Wearing a Rash Guard to his Wedding

Matt Serra knew how much of a genius John Danaher was, long before he became well-known in the BJJ circles. Furthermore, the two have been good friends for quite a while as well. Back in 2010 Mat...

Draculino: “The Technical Level of Today’s Jiu-Jitsu is Way Higher Than It Used To Be”

Vinicius „Draculino“ Magalhães is a world-class coach who developed athletes such as Romulo Barral and Samuel Braga; and is known as a first person to open a Gracie Barra academy outside of Rio...

The “Knee to Jaw” Technique Will Make You Enemies in the Gym

There are some techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu that aren’t… Friendly. That is to say, if you do them while rolling in your own gym/academy, you’ll make some enemies. And if you do...

Rener Gracie: “Overreacting Is a Front for Not Knowing How to Fight”

Ever seen a person overreacting over something that could’ve been solved in a much more productive way? Of course you did – situations such as that one happen much more often than they...

Paddy Pimblett Taps To Electric Chair & Injures His Hip Flexor

Anyone who has been caught in the Lockdown can attest to how frustrating it is to get out, let alone to pass the guard. If you try forcing your leg out, you can end up hurting your knee, or if you...

Eddie Bravo Shares a Hilarious “Nice Fight As*hole” and BJJ Road Rage Story

Eddie Bravo, aside of his Jiu-Jitsu genius, is well-known for his ability to tell stories and for making people laugh. So, what could be better than a funny BJJ story, told by Eddie himself? Eddie...

WNO: Mikey Musumeci vs. Estevan Martinez Title Match Announced

Mikey Musumeci, the current Who’s Number One (ONE) bantamweight champion, has just been scheduled a short-notice bout against Estevan Martinez! Stepping in for Jon Calestine, Musumeci will be...

Craig Jones: “I Will Never Pull Guard Again”

Pulling guard in the BJJ world is often ridiculed by Judoka and Wrestlers who see it as a cowardly way to face someone. Nowadays with the rules of sport BJJ, you can win matches with very little...

Matt Serra & John Danaher Throwback: “He’s Showing Some Secret Stuff”

Matt Serra knew how much of a genius John Danaher was, long before he became well-known in the BJJ circles. Furthermore, the two have been good friends for quite a while as well. For instance, the...