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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

Georges St.Pierre Saw His Childhood Bully On the Street

    Georges St.Pierre is gearing for a return to the Octagon but many many years ago he was a child that had never had self confidence and was repeatedly picked on and beaten up. This led...

Tonon Reveals He Was Suffering from Staph Prior To Polaris

    Garry Tonon just celebrated his 26th birthday – at the height of his prep for the upcoming ADCC. Hower much of the media attention was turned to the much anticipated Polaris bout...

ADCC 2017 Update: Joao Gabriel Rocha Out With Injury

    Just yesterday it was announced that a bigtime favorite Marcio Andre will be out of ADCC. Now another big name is out. Flograppling confirmed that Joao Gabriel Rocha is out of ADCC 2017...

Ben Roethlisberger Uses Single-Leg Takedown In NFL Game

  It’s always great when we see a technique from grappling applied to another arena. The latest to use a technique from grappling is Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He...

Keenan Cornelius Set For Grappling Superfight Against UFC’s Dong Hyun Kim

  BJJ Prodigy Keenan Cornelius is fresh off another double gold at Asian Open.   Trappin in J A P A N with @lucasbarbosajj Back to @atosjiujitsuhq to train for the last two weeks with the...

5 Submissions From Butterfly Guard That You’re Missing From Your Arsenal (Videos)

Guest post by Evolve Vacation. The Evolve Vacation Program offers travelers the rare opportunity of a lifetime to combine a tropical vacation under the sun with authentic training under World...

Inaugural Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds Releases Roster Starring Many UFC Vets And Proven Grapplers

  Eddie Bravo has been making quite a ruffle since he first announced the inclusion of Combat Jiu Jitsu to Eddie Bravo Invitational. Perhaps the most stable sub only movement has opted to make...

2017 ADCC: European Grappler Added Last Minute To Become a 6x ADCC Vet

    In a surprising turn of events Marcio Andre who has been on a serious warpath for the last year is out of ADCC 2017. ADCombat.com announced the news overnight: ” ADCC is...

McGregor Sued By Security Guard For Hurling A Can At Diaz Presser Altercation

    McGregor’s new found wealth and status may have also brought along some challenges. We all remember the throwing items fight that broke out at a press event for McGregor Diaz and...

Demian Maia Jiu-jitsu is Still the Mainstay of MMA

  Much of the fight fans had their attention turned toward Mayweather McGregor for the better part of first half of 2017. But the match had spawned some interesting think pieces. For Demian Maia...

ADCC Preview 66 KG Division

  The ADCC 2017 is just around the corner! The most prestigious of grappling events is set for September 23rd, 24th in Finland. After much anticipation, the brackets have been set. The 16 men...

Best Of Submissions From The 2017 Judo World Championships

    The just concluded world championships in Judo were quite exciting for grapplers. From the sweep king Vargas to many more submissions. Here’s our round up of must see grappling...

NFL Cheerleader Rachel Wray Fell In Love With BJJ

    Rachel Wray is the latest proud practitioner of jiu-jitsu. The young and affable cheerleader used to work for the Kansas City Chiefs in a sport deemed most likely to injure it’s...

Black Belt Diplomacy Japanese PM Wants to See Putin Take on Mongolian President on Judo Tatami

    In July Mongolia elected ex judo star as presidtend – Khaltmaa Battulga of the Democratic Party. On the list of politicians who enjoy judo he joined Vladimir Putin who he had the...

ACBJJ 7 Results Josh Hinger On a Warpath – Stuns With Gogoplata Victory in Finals

    The latest edition of Berkut jiu jitsu was to take place in Rio De Janeiro. As always Berkut delivered on the talent starring some of the best nogi grapplers in the world. Present was...

Rickson Gracie Explains Why He Wasn’t Chosen for UFC Royce Was Easy To Manage, I was The Last Resort

    The UFC was started way back in 1993 in order to introduce the general public to jiu-jitsu by Rorion Gracie. The lack of rules and time limits ultimately became an issue...

Davi Ramos My Focus Right Now is the UFC, but I’m a Jiu-Jitsu fighter

    Davi Ramos said yes to debuting in the UFC on one weeks notice proving his bravery is only equaled to his work ethic. Sadly he lost a unanimous decision to Sergio Moraes back in March....

Rickson Gracie 9 out of 10 Black Belts Are Practicing the Anti Jiu-Jitsu and Stalling

    Rickson Gracie is universally beloved in the bjj community but even so he’s had some difficulty establishing his own vision for the sport and finding the footing for it....

Understanding the Judo vs BJJ Mindset

  Judo and BJJ: Same Jacket, different rules and mentality. Judo training will vastly improve your Jiu-Jitsu and vice versa. However, both sports have their own set of rules and have different...

Rener Gracie On The Best Strategy Against Multiple Attackers

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been proven to be an effective self dense system, however many of its detractors bring up the case of multiple attackers. In reality, there is no perfect martial art...

Fabricio Werdum USADA Testing Is Too Much – It’s Stricter than the Olympics

  Fabricio Werdum has often been quite outspoken about various UFC practices – which on occasion got him into plenty of trouble. Now he’s opted to weigh in on UFC’s partnership...

Blackzillians Owner Seeking Court Order Against Former Coach Henri Hooft

    It’s looking like more Blackzillians drama is brewing. A team that was once equal amounts feared and respected has hit a series of snags once it started splitting. Rashad Evans On...

[Comedic] Why The Gracie BJJ Fighting Stance is BS

    Those of you who aren’t aware of the cult martial arts personality Master Ken might be surprised to find him criticizing our beloved art once again. However the Ameridote expert...

The Impassable Guard – White Belt Granby Roll

The Granby roll is a wrestling reversal named for Granby High School in Norfolk, Virginia, where it was popularized by teacher and hall of fame wrestling coach Billy Martin. A Granby roll is...