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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

Junior dos Santos Set to Compete in Pro Wrestling Debut

Image Credits: ESPN Junior dos Santos, one of the MMA greats (with a 21-9 record to his name), is a former UFC heavyweight champion of the world. However, he was released from the UFC after suffering...

GrappleFest 10 Full Card Preview: Ruotolo Brothers, Dante Leon, & Others

The GrappleFest promotion is returning back to the podium with GrappleFest 10 on November 20 (Saturday). This event will take place in the UK, and the organizers have already revealed the full card...

Roger Gracie Hangs Out with Hollywood Star Jason Momoa

When you’re successful in what you do, you attract other successful people to you. That saying was shown to be true for the one and only Roger Gracie; a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu icon who’s...

Daniel Cormier: “UFC’s Greatest Submission Artist in History is Royce Gracie”

Who’s the greatest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete in the UFC’s history? There are a lot of answers to this question, but Daniel Cormier – former UFC’s heavyweight and...

Khamzat Chimaev To Face Jack Hermansson in Freestyle Wrestling Match

Khamzat Chimaev is making his much awaited return to action and is filling up his schedule with various combat activities. After taking time away to recover from a rough bout with COVID19 following...

SUG 27: Mason Fowler Takes On Gabriel Checco

Yet another exciting Submission Underground (SUG) event is taking place sooner than you might know! SUG 27 is coming on October 10 (Sunday) and will showcase a number of high-paced matches. Here is...

Who’s Number One (WNO): Gordon Ryan vs. Philip Rowe Full Card Lineup

Another Who’s Number One (WNO) event is taking place soon, in less than two weeks – on October 20. That Wednesday is promising a night full of action, featuring some of the most highly...

This Butterfly Sweep Is So Simple You’ll Use It All The Time

Have you had enough with complicated techniques which have a seemingly never-ending amount of details? It would be really neat if you could just learn a couple of simple, but effective moves…...

John Danaher Explains Why You Should Write Down What You Learn During Training

Ever felt like you have too much on your plate while training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Probably more often than not – and most likely due to the sheer amount of stuff you have to learn during...

Mackenzie Dern Talks UFC Vegas 39 Main Event Bout: “The Easiest Way To Beat Her Is On The Ground”

October 9 is just around the corner, and so is UFC Vegas 39! The main event will be headlined by Mackenzie Dern, who’s taking on Marina Rodriguez in a strawweight fight. Dern is currently...

Three Easy-to-Follow Diet Plans For Combat Athletes

Dieting is hard. Thinking about what you have to eat and in what quantity each mealtime can be exhausting. But that’s exactly why so many people fail at their diets. It’s not because they...

Here’s How Martial Arts Can Improve Your Mental Wellness

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...

Henry Cejudo Set To Be An Executive Producer Of A Hollywood Movie

Henry Cejudo is an Olympic champion in wrestling and a former UFC champion who’s been retired since May 2020, when he was KO’d by Dominick Cruz. He’s eyed a comeback since then,...

The Best Strength Exercises That Will Take Your BJJ To The Next Level

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...

Setting Up the Kneebar From Top Half Guard with Sleeve Grip by Dean Lister

A household name in almost any BJJ community, Dean Lister is a 3 time ADCC World Champion and, perhaps more importantly, one of the jiujiteiros who are most responsible for the last decade’s...

ADCC Champion Rani Yahya’s Must See Kata Gatame Finishing Detail

Former ADCC Champ and UFC fighter Rani Yahya is famous for very good choke details. He’s previously shared some keen insight on the North south choke: ADCC Champ Rani Yahya Teaches His Infamous...

How To Master The Half Guard 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...

Passing Guard or Playing Guard: A Guide To Picking Your BJJ Style

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...

BJ Penn Announces That He’ll Run for Governor of Hawaii

Mixed martial arts success and success in politics? Why not – because that’s what BJ Penn is seemingly aiming for! And why, you ask? Well, it’s because he has just announced that he...

Polaris 17: Full Card Lineup & Preview

The Polaris promotion is back with a “bang”! On October 9 (Saturday), some of the world’s most elite grapplers will step on the mats and face each other in the Polaris 17...

Royce Gracie Talks Kron’s Setback in the UFC: “He Showed That He Can Take A Punch”

Royce Gracie – a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA legend – is one of the most responsible athletes for the spread of mixed martial arts’ and BJJ’s popularity. Recently, he spoke on...

Breaking: Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) Returns in 2022

If you’ve thought that this year couldn’t get better with BJJ tournaments and news, then you’ve thought wrong – because the highly regarded Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) will...

‘Pretzel’ Stack Closed Guard Pass Used by Roger Gracie & Braulio Estima

Opening a strong closed guard in the Gi is usually very tough. You can either stand explosively and use both hands to push open the legs or you can pass from the knees. For No Gi you can try this...

16 yr old BJJ Blue Belt Cole Abate Defeats 10th Planet Black Belt Geo Martinez

The last weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships featured some of the most exciting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu matches of 2021. One of those matches was between the 16 year old bjj blue belt Cole...