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Category Archive: Articles, Strength & Conditioning

Simple Stretches To Improve Your Flexibility For 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...

Submission Circus 3: Women’s GP and Unprecedented ‘Taparia’ Fight in Brazil

The “Submission Circus” promotion had shown, ever since its first edition, that innovation should be the key in the development of submission grappling. They incorporated duels between...

The Best SCISSOR CHOKE Setup by Adam Wardzinski

The Scissor Choke! One of the most unexpected submissions in the entirety of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, it can be quite confusing knowing how to set it up… Especially when it comes to Gi...

Submission Underground (SUG) 25 Full Card Line-Up Preview

This Sunday, July 18, the Submission Underground (SUG) 25 will take place. It’s going to be a stacked and extremely exciting card! Here’s the full line-up preview.   SUBMISSION...

What does the CHANT at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Matches Mean?

Ever been to a BJJ competition? Either as a spectator or as someone who’s competing? If so, then you’ve probably heard a chant or two, coming from the crowd. These chants are loud and...

Story of Jurandir Conceição: “BJJ Helped Me Cope With Father’s Suicide and Overcome Depression”

BJJ is more than just a sport or a martial art. It’s a way of life; and it’s something that can improve your whole life for the better. No matter the circumstances. Jurandir Conceição...

Rodolfo Vieira Promises To Have Fixed Faulty Cardio Ahead of Next UFC Bout

Multiple times world-champion in Jiu-Jitsu and one of Brazil’s hopes in the UFC, Rodolfo Vieira had his first loss in MMA when he was submitted by Anthony Hernandez at UFC 258 back in February....

Learn The KNEE ON BELLY And Make Your Training Partners Suffer

The Knee On Belly is an extremely powerful position. Not just because of the control you gain over your opponent, but also because of something equally – and maybe even more –...

Watch: POWERFUL Jiu-Jitsu HAKA Performed by New Zealanders

Almost everyone gets the chills when they watch the “Haka” being performed: a traditional war cry, dance, and Maori challenge that comes from New Zealand. It’s performed not just by...

Kade Ruotolo Replaces Andrew Wiltse at “The Road to ADCC”

Andrew Wiltse vs. Roberto Jimenez was supposed to take place next Sunday, July 17, at “The Road to ADCC” event. However, the highly anticipated match took a turn to the worse, as it was...

Watch: Rapper Action Bronson Rolls with ADCC Champion Orlando Sanchez

Rapper Action Bronson (real name Ariyan Arslani), is an award winning American rapper, chef, and television presenter. In mid-2020, prompted by having reached 400 pounds, and having a health...

Cris Cyborg challenges Brazilian DJ to get in the cage with her after beating his wife

In recent days, the case of domestic violence involving DJ Ivis – who appears in some footage beating his wife in front of his daughter and other people – has gained social media and enraged many...

3 Martial Arts Legends Who Broke Into Mainstream Pop Culture

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...

5 Amazing Benefits Of Doing Push-Ups

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...

Ryan Hall Issues UFC 264 Statement: “I Broke My Hand on the First Punch”

Ryan Hall suffered his first UFC loss last weekend, when he was KO’d by Ilia Topuria in the first round. The beloved Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist posted a statement on his Instagram account,...

Watch: Mikey Musumeci Heel Hooks Lucas Pinheiro in Less Than 90 Seconds

Mikey Musumeci! A name now known extremely well on the grappling scene. After not competing in No Gi for over 5 years (!), he decided to start competing exclusively in it during 2021; exclusively...

Gracie Breakdown: Conor McGregor’s Failed Guillotine at UFC 264

UFC 264 was nothing short of unpredictable and kind of anti-climactic. Conor McGregor lost in his match against Dustin Poirier after suffering a horrific break to his leg. However, a couple of...

Royce Gracie’s Son, Khonry Was Cut by Bellator

In recent weeks, the UFC made a list of layoffs and now it was Bellator’s turn to give up 18 fighters incuding Khonry Gracie , son of the legend Royce Gracie. Welterweight, Khonry debuted at...

William Tackett to Replace Craig Jones at “The Road to ADCC”

Image Credit: FloGrappling Last week, Craig Jones broke his hand and was therefore forced to withdraw from a match against Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa at “The Road to ADCC”. Yesterday,...

Mica Galvao to Compete at Parajiu-Jitsu Superfight Against Gustavo Riscado

On August 8, in Rio de Janeiro, the second edition of the Brazilian Paradesportive Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place; organized by the Santa Catarina Federation of Paradesportive Jiu-Jitsu...

Fight To Win 176: Results And Higlights

The Fight To Win 176 took place last Friday, on July 9. In the main event, Gustavo Batista displayed a phenomenal performance against Tex Johnson, winning by decision. Further down the card, other...

The Most Effective Way To Pass a Flexible BJJ Guard Player

We all have that training partner that is really flexible and whenever you roll with them, you spend a long time trying to solve the riddle of their guard… Sometimes the best way to know how to...

How To Neutralize & Pass The De La Riva Guard

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...

Breaking Down Jon Jones’s Style Of Fighting

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...