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Category Archive: Articles

Olympic Gold Winner Helen Maroulis Considering MMA, Inspired By Rousey

    Helen Maroulis has managed to generate some buzz before the Olympic games even started. This turned out to be her year and she successfully conquered her weight class to become the...

CM Punk Makes Weight In Spite Of Sensational Claims, Refuses Handshake

    Just day or two ago CM Punk was claiming he was 30 pounds overweight looking at the first weight cut of his life. Cheal Sonnen was quick to condemn his odds and claimed: “He’s...

Heckler Gets Dealt With Worth At Capoeira Demonstration

    Any time a performer or artist (of any kind) exposes themselves to mass audiences – he or she risks vulnerability, sometimes in quite unfriendly environments. This is one of the...

Exercise Specialist Criticizes Rodolfo Vieira’s Strength Training Routine

  5x jiu-jitsu world champion at black belt, Rodolfo Vieira is preparing his transition to MMA. He has signed a contract with Japan based Real Fight Championship. His debut was initially planned...

Jose Aldo Claims He Has a Friendly Relationship With Conor McGregor

    With the news that McGregor Diaz 2 shattered all the pay per view records Jose Aldo was motivated to reveal his true attitudes toward the Notorious Conor McGregor on the Tv Show...

A look inside Checkmat Jiu-Jitsu Headquarters with Leo Vieira

    FULL VIDEO : Checkmat BJJ Training Camp. Tatame stopped by Checkmat Headquarters by Leo Vieira Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Home of the Absolute Champion Marcus Almeida “Buchecha” ,...

CM Punk is Reportedly 30 Pounds Overweight Ahead Of UFC Debut

    CM Punk’s open work out was a very hot mess. But in addition to the clip attached below it’s also widely reported he is very over his weightlimit for the fight. Besides...

Grappling Central Interviews Baret Yoshida

Last episode of Grappling central podcast featured a very special interview – the first ever podcast interview with Baret Yoshida. Like many guests, Yoshida talked about his origin bjj story...

Xande Ribeiro Talks Staying On Top for 15 years, and How Brother Saulo Helps

    Xande Ribeiro has legendary stature – he’s been an active competitor at the black belt level since the early 00s. His  7 World titles are accompanied by many other...

Tyron Woodley’s Plan To Handle Demian Maia Includes Biting

    Demian Maia is the talk of the town after ruining Carlos “Natural Born Killer” Condit in his last fight. But reigning champ of the Welterweight division of the UFC...

Gui Mendes Talks AoJ, Goals For The Next 5 Years and Unique Approach

    Guilherme Mendes is part of a two men tandem with (his brother Rafael) largely successful for the impact the Art Of Jiu-jitsu academy brand has in the community. One of the best light...

Frota Academy To Host Seminar With Buchecha & Bruno Malfacine

    Frota Academy always has a steady stream of exciting guests and seminars in store. This fall is no different. The latest seminar to be held at the prestigious location will be held in...

Polaris 4 Update : Terere Set To Face Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro

  Polaris 4 is set to feature yet another exciting match. The latest fight announcement will have World Masters Champion, ADCC and MMA legend Vitor Shaolin Ribeiro going up against Fernando...

Grappling Industries Set To Feature Gordon Ryan vs Claudio Calasans

    Where there’s smoke there’s usually fire – but in spite of usual sheningans it appears Gordon Ryan was unable to secure a Marcelo Garcia trained opponent for his...

Miesha Tate Helps Rescue an Injured Girl on Mountaintop

    While Miesha Tate has had a roller coaster year, and not necessarily always for the best she hasn’t let it get to her spirit. Just this past weekend she was hiking at Mary Jane...

[Video] Cage Fighter Assists Police With Armed Suspect

    Last night  the department of Kingston Metropolitan Police in London received some more than handy help from a casual passer by. The incident in question happened in Yorkshire and the...

Royal Marines BJJ Team Helps Zoo As Part Of Functional Training

    Functional training is unprecedented in many regards. But in addition to personal gains it can often benefit the community, or as luck would have it – in this case  the Dartmoor...

16 Year Old Boy Wonder Defeats Yet Another Black Belt

    Roberto Jimenez is on a tear! His star has been steadily rising this year. Back in June he was the standout of Royal Grappling tournament claiming victory in the blue/purple belt...

Demian Maia Is All Class, Honored by GSP Call Out But Wants Title Instead

    Demian Maia is riding high after his brilliant victory over Carlos Condit. It seems like the best is yet to come. Submitting The Natural Born Killer in the first round makes...

Miyao Brothers Face Off Against Each Other On The Big Stage

  Grand Slam Los Angeles is very exciting. Just now we had the opportunity to observe The Miyao Brothers going up against each other in the Finals of the upto 67 kilogram category. One of the...

Eddie Cummings Set To Face Geo Martinez in No Time Limit Superfight

    Last week was colored by Gordon Ryan‘s color commentary regarding his god like status as well as the challenge he issued to the Marcelo Garcia dream team. Dream Team shortly...

Renzo Gracie: CM Punk Will Submit Mickey Gall with Guillotine

    Situation surrounding the controversial featuring of former WWE wrestler CM Punk in the octagon is heating up. Now bjj legend and one of the most well respected members of the jiu-jitsu...

Superman Rocks Trademark Rashguard While Doing BJJ

    DC Comic’s latest movie superman Henry Cavill is an avid bjj practicioner. Even though he’s just a beginner he has found it in his heart to rock the superman blues to...

Ronda Rousey: MMA Needs To Overcome It’s Biggest Barrier Yet – Ignorance

    MMA is one of the fastest growing markets in the world today. But this doesn’t mean it’s equally as progressive or even seen as such. Many people are forming opinions of the...