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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Rampage Jackson Demonstrates His Favorite Anti-Jiu-Jitsu Technique: ‘Fish Gill Guillotine”

In a recent episode of the JAXXON Podcast, MMA legend Rampage Jackson showcased one of his go-to techniques for defending against grappling. The video, which quickly gained traction, shows Jackson...

The Awkward Moment a Podcaster Asked MMA Legend Mark Coleman If He Ever Took St**oids

In a recent interview on the JAXXON Podcast, an awkward and uninformed question was directed at UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman. The podcast, who feature MMA legend Quinton ‘Rampage’...

UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman Talks About Sending Joe Rogan Flying Into a Wall

In a recent interview on the JAXXON Podcast, UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman recounted a memorable and somewhat hilarious incident involving Joe Rogan. The event took place after one of Rogan’s...

ADXC 4: Benoit Saint Denis, Espen Mathiesen, Ffion, Khaled, & All The Champions Who Rose In France

After weeks of anticipation, the ADXC 4 is now officially completed. This Saturday, May 18th, some of the best competitors from Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling entered the merciless ADXC cage and fought...

Alex Pereira Says He’s Serious About A Grappling Match vs Anthony Smith: “The Bet Is Real”

No, Alex Pereira wasn’t kidding when he shared his desire to compete against Anthony Smith on the BJJ mats. What’s more, he has recently doubled down, as expressed in an Instagram story:...

Haisam Rida Talks ‘UFC Black Belts’: “I Don’t Really Know, You Know?”

It’s true that some UFC athletes have been promoted to the rank of a BJJ black belt level without having competed in Jiu-Jitsu… Such as Alex Pereira. And, well, the public’s opinion...

ADCC Head Organizer Talks Craig Jones’ Upcoming BDCC Tournament: “Not The Right Reasons”

Craig Jones has recently announced that he’ll organize a submission grappling tournament with $2 million in play… Craig humorously refers to it as “BDCC.” This new event will...

Royce Gracie Explains Why He Won’t Wear a Coral Belt But instead Wears a Blue Belt

  For the past few years, Royce Gracie has been wearing a dark blue belt in honour of his father Grandmaster Helio Gracie.     After the death of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, Royce...

Explosive Bodybuilder Grapples with BJJ Blue Belt- Things Don’t Go as Expected

It is not uncommon to see a much lighter and shorter athlete facing a much bigger and taller opponent in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and grappling. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art created for smaller...

Rampage Jackson Makes Fun of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

“Butt scooting” in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu often draws humor and criticism for several reasons. To the untrained eye, butt scooting can look awkward or comical. It’s not the dynamic,...

Gabi Garcia’s MMA Return Cancelled Due To Floods In Brazil

The MMA return of Gabi Garcia has been cancelled, due to the devastating floods that have struck Garcia’s hometown of Porto Alegre, Brazil, as well as numerous other cities in the state of Rio...

[WATCH] Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Trains BJJ With The Ruotolo Brothers

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is considered as the greatest of all time to ever do it in MMA… But he is also an incredibly skilled and accomplished BJJ practitioner – and...

ADCC Head Organizer Addresses The Question Of Having A “Natty Division” At ADCC 2024

During a recent livestream, ADCC promoter Mo Jassim addressed the possibility of organizing a “natty division” for athletes who have not used PEDs… And, as you might imagine, his...

ADCC Head Organizer Announces Greasing Ban: “I Don’t Care If You Have Dry Skin”

In a recent livestream, ADCC Head Organizer Mo Jassim addressed the problem of greasing – a practice that has plagued various grappling competitions. Jassim made it clear that the upcoming ADCC...

Flashback: Boxing Sensation Ryan Garcia Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ryan Garcia, a name that has resonated across the boxing world for his incredible speed, powerful punches, and meteoric rise to fame, last year added a new chapter to his controversial career. Known...

Jiu-Jitsu Dad Avenges Son’s Loss by Defeating Opponent’s Father in BJJ

Jiu-Jitsu athlete and father, Erodelosreyes, took an unconventional approach to avenging his son’s loss in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu  tournament by defeating the boy’s opponent’s father....

UFC’s Joaquin Buckley Says He Refused To Fight Ian Garry Due To Herpes Outbreak

It’s been in a recent interview that UFC’s middleweight contender Joaquin Buckley revealed that he turned down a fight against rising star Ian Garry… Because of his opponent’s...

Kade Ruotolo Reveals His Favorite Fight Music: “I Love The Rhythm & The Flow”

Kade Ruotolo is getting ready for his MMA debut, scheduled to take place on June 7. And he is well aware of the importance of music for it. What’s more, he has a favorite type of fight music...

Joe Rogan Calls For Change In UFC Ruleset – That’d Benefit Grapplers

Joe Rogan isn’t “just” a famous podcast host, nor is he “just” UFC’s color commentator… But he has also been a martial arts practitioner for many years...

Dana White Gifts $15k To Fast Food Worker: “The Kid’s Got Integrity”

Different people have different opinions on Dana White… But there’s one thing that’s true for sure: the UFC CEO can be quite generous. The whole story began when social media...

BJJ Legend ‘Pe de Pano’ Accuses IBJJF of Referee Match Fixing & Corruption; Says He Has Proof

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend Marcio Cruz, also known as “Pe de Pano,” has accused the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) of fixing matches in their major tournaments....

Which Attributes Do BJJ Athletes Lose First & Last As They Age? (Speed, Explosiveness etc…)

As Jiu-Jitsu athletes age, the changes in their physical attributes can be quite distinct, similar to what is seen in other sports. Here’s a breakdown of the attributes that tend to decline and...

UFC Invitational 7: Surprising Upsets, Kaynan Duarte Submitted by Brown Belt

Wednesday night, May 15th was full of grappling excitement at the UFC Invitational 7 held at the Ultimate facilities in Las Vegas, USA. The event delivered one of the biggest surprises of the year as...

Male podcast host claims female BJJ purple belt would be helpless against a regular male

In a recent episode of the “Whatever Podcast,” a heated discussion unfolded about the effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in real-life self-defense situations, particularly when it...