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Category Archive: Articles

Unstoppable Toe Hold Details by Garry Tonon

The Toe Hold is one of those submissions that you either love or hate. And the chances are that, no matter how many times you were submitted by it… That you’d love to learn how to apply...

Born Without Arms and Legs, Juninho Exceeds in BJJ: “The Path Is Always To Persist”

Image Credit: Juninho (Instagram) Juninho Cabral was born without arms and legs. Despite that, he competes at the highest levels of Parajiu-Jitsu; and will do so again at the Rio de Janeiro...

Relson Gracie Talks About a Nightclub Altercation He Had In Hawaii at Age 68

Relson Gracie is a Jiu-Jitsu legend. A few months ago, the red belt was involved in a fight in Hawaii; where he (68 years old!) faced a man that was around 40 years old. The fight ensued in a...

Takedown Defense 101: Stop Any Takedown

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...

Instant Karma: 15yr old Kid Submits Purple Belt Who Taunted Him

Nowadays, you can see many antics during grappling matches. Most of these happen when an overconfident competitor taunts his opponent with a passive posture. Of course, it’s a trap and in the...

The Respectful & Disrespectful Way To Invite A Higher Belt To Roll in BJJ

Each BJJ academy has their own set of specific rules. Some schools require students to face the wall while tying their belts, or to ask permission to go to the toilet or to have a sip of water. A...

WATCH: Here’s How Flow Rolling Will Help You Get Better At BJJ (Videos)

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...

Here’s What You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Taking Supplements

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...

Dream BJJ Camp with Buchecha, Leandro Lo, Preguica in Swiss Alps

This amazing camp with 3 of the biggest BJJ stars is going to blow you away! Imagine learning and training with Leandro Lo, Marcus Buchecha, and Felipe Pena? The Swiss Alps Camp is the brainchild...

Nicky Ryan Releases Statement After Knee Injury: “It’ll Definitely Require Surgery”

Nicky Ryan is a beast. At “The Road to ADCC“, which took place on July 17, he displayed a dominant game of wrestling and BJJ to gain a win against Dante Leon. However, what makes his...

Fight To Win 178 Line-Up: The Return of Xande Ribeiro

The Fight To Win 178 tournament will take place today, July 24. What makes the card ever-more exciting is the return of Xande Ribeiro to the competition scene, as he will have a match against Fellipe...

Security Guard Uses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Subdue Confrontational Man

Knowing even just a little bit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can take you a long way in dealing with threatening situations. While it’s good to mix BJJ with other (striking) martial arts if you want...

Breaking News: 2021 IBJJF Gi World Championships Confirmed

Yes, you’ve heard it right! The IBJJF 2021 Gi World Championships is now official! After a lengthy pause from almost any sort of Jiu-Jitsu competitions in 2020, that was brought by the COVID-19...

Every BJJ White Belt Has To Know These Takedowns & Throws

There are some techniques that you simply have to know how to do in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And those aren’t limited just to Hip Escapes, Armbars, Rear Naked Chokes and similar – but...

Anderson Silva vs. Logan Paul Boxing Match: Paul Called as Favorite

Even though it seemed as just one of the many other similar speculations, it looks like that the boxing match between Anderson Silva and Logan Paul will actually happen. Jeff Levin (Paul’s...

Who’s Number One (WNO): 155-Pound Bracket Completed

Image Credit: WNO/FloGrappling The Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament will take place in late September this year. Just recently, the championship announced the full 155-pound division...

The Sneakiest EZEKIEL CHOKE Setup From Side Control (Gi)

Being sneaky is the name of the game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you can set up a move in such a way that your opponents can’t see it coming, you’ll get a LOT more taps… Than if you...

Relson Gracie Criticizes Kron’s Striking in the UFC: “You Don’t Need To Do Boxing”

Kron Gracie is currently the only representative of the Gracie family in the UFC. He had his first match in 2019, winning against Alex Cacares with a Rear Naked Choke. In the same year, however, Cub...

Strategies for Small BJJ Guys to Use Against Larger Opponents

It is not uncommon to see a shorter athlete combating a much bigger and taller opponent in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Anyway, it is widely believed, and Royce Gracie proved it in the early UFC events, that...

Georges St-Pierre Doesn’t Mind His Statue That Looks Like Barack Obama

In early June this year, the former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre was honored with a statue of himself. This was done in his hometown of St-Isidore, Quebec, Canada, at the “Place...

Felipe Pena Talks About Moving to MMA & Match vs. Nicholas Meregali

On August 1st, Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali will face each other in the BJJBET 2 tournament. In a conversation with TATAME, Pena talked about their first match in 2018 and what he expects to see...

Guard Defense: Don’t Miss This GRIP FIGHTING Part of Your Game

Being able to defend your guard from getting passed is a skill that every Jiujiteiro needs. And, if you’re looking to improve this component of your BJJ game, then you need to pay attention to...

Dangers of Being Too Obsessed About Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Being driven is most often a good thing. If you’re highly motivated and wish to continue improving every day, being a tad obsessed about Jiu-Jitsu is going to get you extremely far. However,...

Inspiring: Kris Moutinho Wins $75k UFC Bonus & Coaches BJJ Class Next Morning

Some people are built differently from others. They posses formidable discipline, an admirable work ethic, and the drive to be one of the best in their chosen fields of work. One of them is Kris...