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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Matheus Gabriel: “I’m Always Confident In Myself”

Image Credits: ONE Championship Matheus Gabriel will compete for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world title today, December 2… Against none other than the current...

“BJJ vs Sambo – Which Is Better?” Ruotolo Brothers Reveal Their Opinion

The discussion between BJJ and Sambo – the question being which is the “better” martial art – has been a long-lasting one. And since recently, it’s being put on a test;...

Roger Gracie Shows Incredible Details For Side Control

Side control is a terrible place to be in Jiu-Jitsu especially if you have Roger Gracie on top of you…. Roger gave details to a classic submission, with the refinement that only the Jiu-Jitsu...

This Simple Knee Slice Variation Works Great Against Defensive Opponents

The Knee Slice Pass is the bread and butter technique for many BJJ athletes. It works remarkably well with other passes and it offers you a chance to stay tight to your opponent while passing...

Coyote Half Guard – Do You Use It? You Will, After Learning This Detail…

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

How To Finish The Knee Cut Pass Against A Knee Shield?

Are you a Half Guard and Knee Shield kind-of-a-Jiujiteiro? That’s awesome! It means that you’re playing a BJJ game that the majority of athletes choose not to play – which puts you...

Try The Sneaky “Switching Arms” Armbar Setup The Next Time You Have A Chance

The armlock or armbar is a submission that aims to hyperextend the arm into compromising positions. There are two basic types of armlocks – the straight armlock and the bent armlock. The straight...

Alex Pereira Challenges Khamzat Chimaev to a Indigenous Wrestling Match

Newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira and contender Khamzat Chimaev have been engaged in a war of words in the last weeks. Pereira issued a challenge to Chimaev by showing his...

Kevin Holland Calls Out Henry Cejudo For A BJJ Match

Kevin Holland, the UFC welterweight, will have his next fight the following weekend against Stephen Thompson… But he also has an aim for none other than the former flyweight champion Henry...

Wanna Wrist Lock People From Closed Guard? Here’s How

Wrist lock is perhaps the most underutilized and underestimated submissions in Grappling. There is no denying the effectiveness of the submission, along with the huge number of positions that it can...

The Big Debate: Will MMA Be In The Olympics?

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...

What Is Greco-Roman Wrestling?

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...

How To Perform A Crossface In BJJ

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...

[Funny] Keenan Cornelius: “No-Gi Is For People With Less Brainpower”

What are your thoughts on rolling and competing in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu? Is it harder or easier than competing in the gi? In a recent social media video, Keenan Cornelius shared his opinion on the...

Reinier de Ridder: “Gordon Is Just On Another Level, Man”

If you want to be the best, then you have to train with the best… And that fact is no different for the ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight champion Reinier de Ridder. Known for...

Matheus Gabriel On His First Sponsorship: “I Used It To Help My Family”

Image Credits: Matheus Gabriel Instagram Matheus Gabriel, a 2x IBJJF World Champion (at black belt), will compete against Kade Ruotolo for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world...

Learn How To “Smesh” The Guard Like Khabib

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...

The Relationship Between Caffeine And Athletic Performance

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...

Muay Thai Champion Teaches Brilliant Bodylock Clinch Takedown

In boxing, fighters are separated when they clinch; in The Thai striking art of Muay Thai, it is allowed. They launch strikes from there and also wrestle to set up foot sweeps or trips. If you ever...

Should You Move Fast Or Slow In A BJJ Match?

When the time comes and you step onto that BJJ competition podium… How should you pace yourself – should you move fast or slow? Well, it depends. Coach John Danaher generally prefers a...

Brandon Vera Explains How He’d Fight Buchecha: “He’s A Master”

Brandon Vera is a former ONE Championship heavyweight world champion. After an 18-month layoff, he is returning to ONE next Saturday; to fight Amir Aliakbari, an Iranian Greco-Roman wrestling world...

Urijah Faber To Fight In Combat Jiu-Jitsu Match (December 18)

Urijah Faber, the legendary MMA fighter, has been scheduled to fight in a Combat Jiu-Jitsu (CJJ) match on December 18. He will compete against Elias Anderson, who is the current Combat Jiu-Jitsu...

Using a T-Shirt To Set Up Massive Throws For Self Defense

„There’s no Gi in the streets man, that Jiu Jitsu/Judo stuff wouldn’t work on me.“ How many times have you heard that sentence being uttered? You’ve probably defended the...

Reinier de Ridder Talks Grappling Match With Andre Galvao: “He’s A Real Legend”

Image Credits: ONE Championship The two-division ONE Championship title winner Reinier de Ridder and BJJ legend Andre Galvao competed against each other in a submission grappling match earlier this...