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Category Archive: Articles

Nicky Ryan To Face Off Against Hideo Tokoro in Special Quintet Match

Quintet is constantly upping their game. After announcing a very exciting line up featuring among others Team Alpha male Quintet got the hot new prospect Nicky Ryan to duke it out with spectacular...

Cris Cyborg Believes Nunes is A Traitor To Brazil – Calls Nunes Creonte

The match that Amanda Nunes has long tried to hold back is coming together after all. She will be facing Cyborg Dec. 29th. In light of this Cyborg has opted to use a pejorative term Creonte relating...

Wrestle Like a Pro: 5 Best Chain Takedown Sequences (Highest % Success Rate)

Do you want to wrestle like a pro? Then you need to chain wrestle. Here are five great chain takedown sequences Wrestling, BJJand judo can be like a chess game where you plan two to three steps ahead...

Famed BJJ Coach Gordinho Dismayed With Mendes Bros Poaching His Students Under False Pretense

Rafael Correa “Gordinho” made his name in the bjj community on hard work. He is a former world champion and one of the main figures in competitive BJJ in the early 2000s. Recently he shared the...

Ryan Hall: I Don’t Think Bravery Is An Issue in (BJ Penn) Case & I will Try to Match that Myself

Ryan Hall has had a very long lay off from the UFC to the point where people were wondering if he was even still fighting. The controversial response to the Grey Maynard fight certainly had its...

Schoolboy Bounced Back From victim of bullying To Jiu-jitsu Competitor

Recently a very inspiring story came to light. Nine-year-old Shea Williams went from being a victim of bullying – who suffered stress-related alopecia due to being bullied – to a...

Kid Yamamoto – Dead At 41

Some really stunning news surfaced earlier today when it was revealed Kid Yamamoto has tragically passed away at age 41. Yamamoto’s gym, Krazybee in Tokyo, broke the tragic news on social media:...

Kazushi Sakuraba Rolling with Josh Barnett Before Quintet 3

Kazushi Sakuraba, Josh Barnett, and Hideo Tokoro training together ahead of their appearances at Quintet 3. Quintet 3 is fast approaching. Perhaps the most exciting event in grappling is a unique...

Guy Pretends That The Match is Over Then Goes For A Submission

How you ever seen a ghost? Last weekend at the Pan championships, we saw a ghost. Atos black belt Mike Perez used a Ghosting strategy when they pretended that the match had been interrupted or...

10 time IBJJF World Champion could face Combat Sambo World Champion in the near future

10 time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine is soon set to make his second appearance in Brave Combat Federation in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The BJJ legend will be fighting yet another blackbelt in...

Who Holds the Wrestling Advantage, Brock or Cormier?

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter cascao vital and runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. It’s a clash of heavyweights when Brock Lesnar and Daniel Cormier step...

Roberto Cyborg Teaches His ‘Cyplex’ aka Suplex

Suplex in Wrestling is Ura nage in Japanese terminology, meaning the rear throw. It is one of the original 40 throws of judo developed by Jigoro Kano. It’s classified as a rear sacrifice technique....

Mansher Khera In As Team Alpha Male At Quintet – Final Roster Released

Quintet is fast approaching. Perhaps the most exciting event in grappling is a unique group challenge. MAnsher Khera – who was quietly ousted from Team Marcelo Garcia and is currently at Unity...

ONE Fighter Breaks Down Unique Chicken Wing From The Back Submission He Pulled Off Recently

ONE FC certainly provides variety to the world of MMA. Beyond housing several Gracies and Garry Tonon ONE was also a home to a very unique submission. In spite of the submission being a sort of...

Gordon Ryan Slams IBJJF For Not Sharing About Him Even Though He Put On Quite A Show

Gordon Ryan has been vocal about his desire to elevate bjj however when things went awry with ACB, Ryan found himself competing at NoGi Pans.     View this post on Instagram  ...

The Butcher Shop Choke by Neil Melanson Will Terrify Your Training Partners

The cradle is a basic technique in amateur wrestling. Its name refers to the move’s similarity to the way a person holds an infant in their arms. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing...

Unstoppable Back Mount Escape with Game Changing Detail

Having an opponent on your back is one of the most dangerous positions in all of Grappling. For many people this represents the final moments before being your opponent submitting you. The position...

All Belt Levels Will Need To Pay Yearly Membership Fee To Compete in IBJJF Tournaments

The leading federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the IBJJF which is run by Carlos Gracie Jr. is planning some major changes for all IBJJF members. IBJJF is a private for-profit company and even...

Gordon Ryan Clarifies The Latest IBJJF Leg Reaping Rules

IBJJF rules are confusing for competitors for the simple fact that the rule book doesn’t cover all the rules. If you want to know the complete rules, you need to attend a paying rules course...

Keenan Cornelius Shares On How To Deal With DQs in BJJ

Sport jiu jitsu has many pitfalls but one of the hardest things to deal with is when rules simply aren’t on your side or are open to interpretation. After winning his first match easily, he...

Eddie Wolverine Under Fire For Being An Aggressive Sparring partner

Wolverine recently opted to switch teams and transitioned to Unity. This uncovered the rift in the Death Squad between Gordon Ryan and Wolverine. And as we were all buy reading that staggering...

Chechen Black Belt Who Helped McGregor: I am not here to make friends, it is just the fight business. I need to feed my family

Chechen Black Belt Ayub Magomadov came under fire when it was uncovered he was tapped to help prepare McGregor for the Khabib Nurmagomedov match up. The post – and Magomadov’s presence at...

Immense Cultural Effect Of the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast on the Rise Of BJJ

Joe Rogan has been the utmost authority for all things martial arts. He’s recently piped in about something that’s been grating him for quite some time – Jiu Jitsu matches are not fights (in...

Escape The Side Control With ‘The Steamroller’ from Eduardo Telles

Side control is one of those positions that is just plain horrible. Our opponent can mount attacks, we can’t, they can stall and rest, we’re carrying all of their weight, and they torque their...