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Category Archive: Articles

Jacare Guaranteed a Title Shot from the UFC if he defeats Hermansson – per his manager

Jacare has been on the fence about the treatment he’s received from the UFC. The Brazilian has knocked out Chris Weidman however his bout with Yoel Romero fell apart.   Breaking: Jacare...

Want to choke out a UFC matchmaker? It will only cost you $20

Mick Maynard just put his neck on the line. The current UFC matchmaker is a black belt under Renzo Gracie and he’s willing to risk his neck for charity. He  is pairing up with the folks...

Joe Rogan on Cannabis in the BJJ community: “It Becomes a Very Intense Meditation in Violence”

Joe Rogan has been a vocal advocate of both jiu jitsu and cannabis use (among other things). Rogan recently had Ben Shapiro on his show and talked a big game about how the two groups intersect and...

Jedi Trick: How to Know What Your Opponent is Going to Do Next

Have you ever rolled with a high level BJJ black belt and felt like they were just playing with you? Whatever you do, your black belt opponent seems to be one or two steps ahead of you. They can see...

Kasai 5 Tournament Bracket Released

Kasai 5 is happening tomorrow. Ahead of the event its 205 lbs 8 men tournament groups have been released. The tournament that was to include Gordon ryan prior to injury will include Felipe Pena,...

Citizen Controls Suspect After Police Officer Is Unable to Arrest

One of the things that cannot be overestimated is the value of jiu jitsu for the law enforcement members. Hand to hand combat and the ability to control a suspect without injuring them seem like a no...

Manager: McGregor ‘Will Be Disappeared’ if he fought Khabib in Streets

While Dana White is shaking his head at the exchanges between Khbib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor the two aren’t slowing down. And the latest zingers come from Ali Abdelaziz. To remind you...

3 Submissions Every BJJ Black Belt Should Know by Craig Jones, Bernardo Faria & John Danaher

Jiu-Jitsu is effective because you can’t be a fake and train in this sport. The long hours spent live rolling means that you can openly test the effectiveness of your skills against a resisting...

Felipe Pena And Gordon Ryan Face Off – And Are Friendly In Seminar At RGA

Felipe Pena And Gordon Ryan have been a match up for the ages. One that Gordon’s latest surgery has largely robbed us of. However recently shots taken at the RGa have started making waves...

Joe Rogan Talks The Greatness of Rickson Gracie

Joe Rogan has long been an incredibly vocal advocate for jiu jitsu. Recently he talked more about how come Royce Gracie was in the UFC and not Rickson Gracie – a question we’ve all...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Fires Back At McGregor Over Racist Tweet

Yesterday McGregor certainly managed to keep himself in the headlines and steadily pump out publicity entirely unrelated to the rape charges he’s facing in Ireland stemming from a December...

BJJ Champion’s Powerlifting Garage Workout for Grappling

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu technique is king. How else would a much smaller person beat a bigger person if it wasn’t for superior technique. Strength however frowned upon, is also important...

Stop The Bottom Half Guard Game With the Patella Lock

Half guard can be one of the best and worst places to start initiating a guard pass. Some people have made a career from forcing half guard and smashing people from there. This is a common method of...

How to Create the Ultimate Workout and Nutrition Plan

Do you want to achieve the body of your dreams? Here’s how to build a great workout and nutrition plan to help you achieve your goals. Wouldn’t it be great if losing weight and building...

Gracie Breakdown: The Art Most Effective For Women Isn’t Accessible Due To Corrosive Culture

Earlier this week a former instructor has been convicted for abusing his female student. Sadly he wasn’t the only one – not by a long shot. Marcel Gonçalves Arrested For Sexual Assault ...

Conor McGregor tweets, deletes personal attack on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wife

Conor McGregor had just gotten himself retired but while Dana White initially OK-ed the announcement he might be changing his mind. McGregor certainly managed to keep himself in the headlines and...

Brown Belt Adam Roy Williamson Tragically Shot in Louisiana

April McCrea had just taken her baby from the bath when she heard a bang downstairs. According to the dailyadvertiser : She had only expected to host her boyfriend, Dustin Wiltz, and two other...

Hoodini Style Counter to Kimura From Half Guard w/ Reverse Kimura & Back Take

Jiu-Jitsu is limitless. There are always new techniques being developed. Everybody knows the Kimura, the powerful shoulder lock but how about this Kimura variation? The Kimura would be known as the...

Travis Stevens’ High Percentage Uchi Mata Set Up

Travis Stevens is probably the hardest working judoka around… Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ is a judoka from the United States who in 2016 achieved a silver medal in the Rio Olympics....

Amateur fighter Mateus Fernandes dies after TKO loss in Brazil

Mateus Fernandes, 22, died hours after an amateur MMA fight in Manaus, Brazil mmafighting reports. Fernandes fought in first fight of the night at Remulus Fight promotion. Valmir Dieb, told MMA...

Josh Barnett signs with Bellator

Josh Barnett will be returning to the MMA cage after all. Former UFC fighter and one of the great catch wrestlers of our time will be making his way back into the cage at age 41.   "As man...

Garry Tonon Reveals Gordon Ryan MMA Transition Timeline

Garry Tonon has been responsible for introducing the world of bjj to Gordon Ryan. The 4-0 mma fighter, Tonon has recently had a barrage of post fight interviews revealing some interesting info in...

Judo for BJJ: How to do Ippon Seoi Nage Without Having Your Back Taken

In BJJ, if you throw someone with Seoi Nage, you have a 50% chance of getting your back taken. This happens even to the most experienced Judoka and wrestlers. This is why we need to make a slight...

Former BJJ instructor found guilty of sexual abuse

Former BJJ instructor of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu in Eugene and former marine has been found guilty of sexual abuse of his student. Gerald Strebendt was found guilty of second-degree sexual abuse...