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Category Archive: Articles

Lineker Against Dodson – Full Fight Footage

    Plenty of fights were great last night. Press play below to watch the headline fight John Lineker vs John Dodson    

Will Brooks vs. Alex Oliveira Results and Full Video

    Check out the video below!    

UFC Fighter Josh Samman Is In A Coma

    Many are stunned today as reactions spread through the circle of Josh’s friends and family to his fans – Josh Samman is in a coma. The Ultimate Fighter 17 vet has been found...

Who Are The New Superstar Owners Of The UFC?

    Earlier this year after months of speculations and denials UFC announced its sale for whopping 4 billion dollars and change. The party that bought the UFC is a conglomerate going under...

Garry Tonon Appologizes To Saulo Ribeiro, Danaher comments on Controversy

    Yesterday was quite eventful in the bjj community. Following John Danaher’s post about the banning of jumping to closed guard at ALL levels in his gym several members of the...

UPDATE: Garry Tonon Fight Booked For Polaris 4!

    Polaris 4 has managed to book the match for Garry Tonon finally. After some trouble Gilbert Durinho Burns accepted the match!   @Garry_Tonon x @GilbertDurinho added to Polaris 4,...

Denny Prokopos Retiring From Competing in Jiu Jitsu

    Almost a month ago to this date Polaris fight between Denny Prokopos and Imanari was announced: “Fight Announcement! Masakazu Imanari vs Denny Prokopos Legendary MMA fighter with...

Surf Legend Kelly Slater on Training w/ BJJ Royalty: Rickson Gracie, Mendes Bros, Buchecha

Surf and Jiu-Jitsu have a lot in common as both are a lifestyle. Many surfers train Jiu-Jitsu. Among the most famous ones are Joel Tudor (BJJ black belt) and the Michael Jordan of Surfing: Kelly...

UPDATE: John Danaher Banned Jumping Guard At ALL Levels In His Gym

    Update John Danaher statement regarding Jumping Guard had mixed reviews in the bjj community. His star pupil Garry Tonon came to John’s rescue following some harsh criticism...

(Video) Vintage BJJ Competition Footage From 1985 Featuring Stambowsky & Gracies

    Another day brings us another exciting history lesson unearthed. BJJ has changed so much over the years and this footage shows exactly that. Uploaded by Marcio Stambowsky also known as...

John Danaher Banned Jumping Guard At ALL Levels In His Gym

    John Danaher is famous for his unique coaching style that has produced a lot of effect on the submission only scene. Following several outcries for sharing his knowledge he became...

Grappling Central Podcast Interviews Andre Galvao

      Grappling Central Podcast is dedicated to providing the best audio experience. This latest edition follows one of the legends of the sport. In his 2nd interview with Grappling...

(Video) Conor McGregor Working on his Wrestling In Cool New Footage

    Conor McGregor is a name that commands the attention. He’s arguably one of the biggest household names to have come out the UFC. Even though Dana White claims Rousey still has...

RIP Nichole Ozzy Ossman

    In a troubling turn of events promising 10th Planet Blue Belt Nicole “Ozzy” Ossman committed suicide yesterday at age 23. The whole jiu-jitsu community is saddened by this...

Garry Tonon Talks Grappling Pro Format and His Plans For Rest Of 2016

    Garry Tonon is known for being quite outspoken. Whether it’s talking about his opponents, strategy or his thoughts about rules he spares no one. Recently he participated in the...

Rickson: “I’ve heard a Jiu-Jitsu instructor tell a student to learn Krav Maga because jiu-jitsu isn’t for self-defense, just sport”

    The legend Rickson Gracie, in this in depth interview with Mike Velez of Jiu-Jitsu Magazine, talks about his serious injuries (he has 6 herniated discs), teaching at his son...

Roy Nelson Could Be In Serious Trouble Following Altercation With Ref

    This past weekend was quite eventful for MMA and especially so for the grappling population watching. But now much of the excitement has cleared out- the dust is ready to settle. And...

Black Belt Model Monique Ricardo: BJJ Was The First Sport I Ever Played!

    Monique Ricardo is a BJJ Black Belt and a Model to boot. She’s quite passionate about maintaining her body through a healthy lifestyle. She started her fitness career back in 2007...

How Legit Is The Rat Guard?

    On the latest fight companion Eddie Bravo spotted something interesting, a version of guard often refered to as the rat guard. The fight they are watching is this one between Roan...

Judo Demonstration As A Claim To Stardom

  The I’ve got Talent Franchise has featured a variety of different acts over the years. There was the bad, the horrible and the funny. But Poland will have you believe differently. One...

UFC 205 Headliner set: McGregor Getting Title Shot Against Alvarez

    The news just broke that UFC 205 will be featuring the Notorious Conor McGregor. Following last week’s statements that Alvarez might be facing Nurgomedov, McGregor cryptically...

Exercise Specialist Reviews Mackenzie Dern’s Conditioning Training Routine

  BJJ world champion and highly touted MMA Mackenzie Dern will be fighting at Legacy FC 61 which will be taking place October 14th in Dallas, Texas Legacy FC Officials announced that...

Major Polish BJJ Instructor Joins ZR Team

  Back in June 2016, José Olimpio, more known as “Zé Radiola”, who was one the top 3 leaders of the Gracie Barra organisation, officially left Gracie Barra to form his own team: ZR Team....

Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Who Protested in The Nude Receive Harsh Judgement

    The Olympic Games held earlier this year in Brazil had plenty of drama. And now the sanctions are flying in. This time the incident in question is can be described with this...