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Category Archive: Articles

Sweep Them Every Time Using The Deep Half Guard

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...

“Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds: The Middleweights” Announced

Combat Jiu-Jitsu (CJJ) is up on the forefront again! “CJJ Worlds: The Middleweights” 16-man tournament will take place on October 3, in Mexico – and a number of exciting names for...

Mikey Musumeci Explains His Beef With Geo Martinez: “I Overreacted”

Mikey Musumeci won the match against Geo Martinez (via points, 6:0) at “The Road to ADCC” event on July 17. Many were taken by surprise by Mikey’s post-match interview, however, as...

Paulo Miyao on New Role as a BJJ Academy Instructor: ‘I Started To Enjoy Teaching’

“The medals don’t mean anything and the glory doesn’t last. It’s all about your happiness.” Jackie Joyner Kersee, 2-time Olympic Gold medalist in track & field Carlos Gracie Jr famously...

BJJBET 2: Competitors & Exciting Matchups Announced

On August 1st, the BJJBet 2: Who’s Next” event will take place. The organization announced the athletes of the event, among them being the feared Leg Lock specialist Rousimar “Toquinho”...

Try This UNUSUAL SUBMISSION Finish If Your Guillotine Choke Fails

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most dominant submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, no matter how good at it you may be, sometimes you’ll fail to get the tap. And what should you do...

How To Defend The Bow & Arrow Choke Every Time

Tim and time again shows that bow and arrow choke is by far one of the most powerful and most fearsome submissions in the game. It’s used everywhere and at all levels and by literally everyone...

Bodybuilding & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Can They Go Together?

So you want to do bodybuilding and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the same time. Sure, you may not want to take the „bodybuilding“ word too seriously, but the matter of fact stays the same: you want to...

CBJJE Brazilian Nationals: Gracie Barra Black Belt Wins Four Gold Medals

The CBJJE – one of the most traditional tournaments in Brazil – took place last weekend. The tournament displayed numerous highly technical matches, as well as the Gracie Barra...

Rodolfo Vieira Emotional After UFC Vegas 31 Win: “I Dedicate My Victory To My Son and My Grandma”

Rodolfo Vieira managed to bounce back from his first professional MMA loss, at UFC Vegas 31 – by winning via Rear Naked Choke against Dustin Stoltzfus. During the post-fight press conference,...

Submission Underground (SUG) 25: Results and Overview

Image Credit: SUG 25/@smithhammerphotography The Submission Underground (SUG) 25 promotion was one of the most exciting ones thus far. Pedro Marinho won his match in the main event against Andy...

Opinion: Should You Rank Older People and Women Differently in BJJ?

Do you think that older people and women should be rank promoted differently than other people on the mats? Do you think that there should be some special criteria, that will set them apart from...

The Chin Strap – One of the Most Useful Tools in Jiu-Jitsu!

Some concepts and tools are more widely useful in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu than others are. And you need to learn how to use them not just for immediate gain, but also for gaining additional...

Roger Gracie’s Favorite Kimura Set Up from Half Guard

The knee shield/Z-Guard is a conservative half guard game where you keep your shield up and never let your opponents come too close. Bottom half guard players that like to either play knee shield or...

The Sneakiest Set Up for the Jiu Jitsu Baseball Choke by Magid Hage

If you want to tap your opponent out, then one of the things you should think about is: „Which submission and its setup are the sneakiest ones from here… Which is the one that my opponent...

Joe Rogan: “I regret not taking a selfie with Donald Trump”

Image Credit: The Joe Rogan Experience Joe Rogan, the UFC’s most beloved commentator, took it to his Joe Rogan Experience Podcast to share the details on meeting the former President of the...

5 Of The Best Boxers In MMA History

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...

Miesha Tate’s Favorite RNC Finish Without The Hooks In

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 Road to ADCC”: Exciting Results and Highlights!

“The Road to ADCC” event took place on July 17 and featured phenomenal matches! In themain event, Kanyan Duarte got his win against Matheus Diniz via Heel Hook. In the co-main event,...

RNC Finish: Rodolfo Vieira Submits Dustin Stoltzfus (UFC Vegas 31)

Rodolfo Vieira managed to put himself back on the winning streak in his fight against Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Vegas 31 – winning via Rear Naked Choke!   THE COURSE OF VIEIRA VS. STOLTZFUS...

Mikey Musumeci: “Geo Martinez is such a low class person! Horrible!”

Mikey Musumeci won the match against Geo Martinez at The Road to ADCC via points (6:0). However, the match result itself was put in a backseat as Mikey went on to speak of Geo as: “… a...

CBJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship To Take Place After Two Years of Waiting

After a two years pause, the CBJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship is going to take place again. It is scheduled for September 25 until October 3, and will be staged at Rio de Janeiro (in the...

Fight 2 Win (F2W) 177: Full Card Preview And What to Expect

Fight 2 Win (F2W) is taking place tonight with a greatly packed, immensely exciting card! Here’s who’s competing and what you can expect from the matches.   MAIN F2W EVENT: RAFAEL...

Effective Ab Exercises You Should Do At Home

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...