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Category Archive: Articles, Videos

Kurt Osiander’s Reverse Armlock from Closed Guard

After 25 years training and teaching at Ralph Gracie’s academy, Kurt Osiander left or was fired (depending on who’s story you believe), last week. Osiander has already found a new...

2 Reasons Why Bodyweight Training is Better for BJJ

BJJ Weight Training is a topic that can be hotly debated. Some people don’t think you should any strength work for Jiu Jitsu. Although the debate that we always love is whether weight training...

Is Ben Askren Right? Are BJJ Schools Doing it ALL Wrong

Askren was a guest on the Joe Rogan Podcast where he criticised the training methods of BJJ schools and what he sees as a lack of drilling. He also talked about the lack of sense of doing 5 minute...

Nurmagomedov Doesn’t want to finish McGregor: ‘I Want To Make Him pay’

While submission are certainly brutal knock outs are perhaps as lethal. The most anticipated fight in the UFC lightweight division is about to be greenlit – Conor McGregor is expected to meet...

Craziest 31-second MMA fight You’ll ever See

We’re used to an assortment of strange scenes from mma but perhaps none as odd as what went on at LFA last night. 31-second fight between Mumia Abu Dey Ali and Mitch Aguiar at LFA 46 just ended...

6 Exercises To Improve Your BJJ

There are dozens of such exercises and in this article we will have a look at six such exercises which perhaps could be the right answer to burn excess fat and more importantly build strong and lean...

No BJJ Schools Nearby? Here is How You Can Still Train

So, you’ve decided to enter the “ossome” realm of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu… After reading countless articles about how BJJ positively impacts the mind by improving confidence, relieving stress...

MMA Great Gary Goodridge Converts To Islam

MMA legend Garry Goodridge appeared as a guest on the Deen Show, the popular Youtube channel of Eddie Redzovic, owner and instructor of Team Redzovic BJJ in Chicago. Goodridge made an interesting...

Renzo Gracie RNCs His Way To Victory

One Championship results of the Reign of Kings fight card Friday from the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines include two notable Rear naked chokes.   a Renzo Gracie victory Renzo Gracie...

Renzo Gracie: now I don’t have the Stupidity, the Ignorance, the Lack of knowledge that I had when I was young

Renzo Gracie is actually more confident fighting at  51 than previously. The humble legend spoke a little bit about that experience: “There is a big difference in what I could do when I was...

AJ Agazarm and Gordon Ryan Exchange Barbs over AJ’s Reluctance To Face Nicky

After Geo Martinez was forced to back out of the AJ Agazarm match up due to injury some really strange things happened. Even though the general public wants to see Nicky in the match up – and...

Garry Tonon: I’ll Be the 1st Athlete Danaher Has Produced in Terms Of MMA

Garry Tonon is gearing up for his next fight. The bjj standout and mma hopefully recently shed some light on what it’s like to have the infamous coach in his corner. He told sportskeeda.com: I...

4 Really Dumb Things BJJ Nerds Say & Do

Guest post by Daniel Vaughan UCLA undergraduate, judo brown belt under Mike Verdugo and BJJ black belt under Master Julio Cesar Pereira. Daniel is an instructor at M3Fight Academy. 1. I weigh...

Kyra Gracie Holding 2nd Edition Of Gracie Pro – The Event Previously Headlined By Buchecha v Roger II

Kyra Gracie is a great ambassador of jiu jitsu. On July 23rd of last year she held the event that had the attention of every jiu jiteiro about there – and an event that did not disappoint:...

Woman Credits Morganti Jiu Jitsu For Helping Her Fight Off Mugger – mixture of Jiu-Jitsu, karate and judo

A 23 year old student was recently attacked by a mugger in the street. A post shared by BJJ Hot Takes (@bjjhottakes) on Jul 25, 2018 at 3:34am PDT The young lady credited something called Morganti...

Garry Tonon Weighs In On New MMA Match: Fans Can Expect A Little More Confidence, More Sense of Direction

Garry Tonon made his mma debut earlier this year. Garry Tonon Showcases Heavy Hands in A TKO Debut Victory in MMA Phenomenal MMA debut from @Garry_Tonon at @ONEChampionship! Wins via tko in the 2nd...

Xande Ribeiro Puts on a White Belt & Tries Out Aikido Weapons Training

It’s always healthy to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Xande Ribeiro is currently touring Europe for seminars and he recently was in Slovakia where he visited his student...

Renzo Gracie Reveals He Lives For Jiu Jitsu: Jiu Jitsu Completes Me

Renzo Gracie has been busy promoting his ONE FC return. In the promotional duties he revealed just how much bjj means to him: Jiu jitsu, it completes me. A lot of times we think… Money will...

Henry Cavill Exclaims I Love Jiu Jitsu During Press Tour For Mission Impossible

Henry Cavill has been doing bjj for a while now. DC Comic’s latest movie superman Henry Cavill is an avid bjj practitioner. Even though he’s just a beginner he has found it in his heart to...

Paulo Miyao Reveals Plans To Transition To MMA

The IBJJF suspended Paulo Miyao recently revealed his plans to go into MMA?!  Miyao revealed to flograppling: Do you have any interest in MMA? And if you do, do you have any intention to try it?...

Jones BJJ Coach Evaluates His Grappling Level & Who He Should Grapple in Superfight

Jon Jones recently expressed interest in returning to grappling while he awaits octagon return.   I’d be so down @FloGrappling who’s trying to get tapped out? https://t.co/vJB4OLz1NU — Jon...

Grandmaster Helio Gracie On How To Defend a Chair Attack

Last weekend, the whole BJJ community was in shock when it was revealed to Gracie Barra instructor Ulpiano Malachias threw a chair at a white belt competitor who defeated his student. IBJJF Releases...

How To Defend a Chair Attack Against an Angry BJJ Instructor

Last weekend, the whole BJJ community was in shock when it was revealed to Gracie Barra instructor Ulpiano Malachias threw a chair at a white belt competitor who defeated his student. IBJJF Releases...

IBJJF Releases Statement About Chair Throwing Gracie Barra Instructor

Last weekend, the whole BJJ community was in shock when it was revealed to Gracie Barra instructor Ulpiano Malachias threw a chair at a white belt competitor who defeated his student. As seen in the...