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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

BJJ Black Belt Juan Espino Victorious in Senegalese Wrestling

  Spanish wrestler and BJJ black belt Juan Francisco Espino competes in Senegalese Wrestling and is now a national champion in Senegal. The “White Lion” as he is known in Senegal, is...

A Young Sage Northcutt Knocks Out Russian Kid w/ Spinning Head Kick

  Sage Northcutt (7-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the UFC’s hottest prospect. There is huge hype surrounding this 19 year karate fighter as his style is so exciting, and he looks very well rounded. He is...

Andrei Arlovski On The Time Russel Crow Pushed Him & They Almost Fought

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski, in an interview with mixedmartialarts.com, talks about the time he almost got into a fight with actor Russel Crow. He was trying to get a...

John Kavanagh, Godfather of Irish MMA/BJJ Tells His Journey

  John Kavanagh runs the Straight Blast Gym Ireland and was the first Irish person to be awarded a black belt in BJJ. John fought in MMA to get a basic knowledge and experience of it before he...

Major WTF Moment at EBI 4: Eddie Bravo ‘Keeping The Mats Clean’

  Eddie Bravo keeping the mats clean at EBI 4… Joe Soto was caught in a very dangerous leg lock battle with Eddie Cummings.  He decides to clear his nose on the mat, and referee Eddie...

2016 Europeans Break Record Once Again: Biggest BJJ Competition on Earth!

  The next big event in the European BJJ calendar are the 2016 European Jiu-Jitsu championships! This year with 3,517 registered competitors, the European is once again the biggest championship...

Emilia’s Golden Rules When Visiting Another BJJ Academy

    Written by Emilia Tuukkanen, BJJ Brown belt, BJJ&Nogi European Champion from Finland, living and training in southern Spain.  Summer and holidays are here, and many of us are...

Copa Podio Lightweight GP Results

  You can watch the replay of all matches on FloGrappling.com Results 1ª ROUND GP Green Davi Ramos (BRA) X Lucas Lepri (BRA) Lucas Lepri wins 4-0 Green Felipe Silva (BRA) X AJ Sousa (USA) AJ...

Lateral Hamstring and Lower Back Stretch To Ease Sciatica

  Upavistha konasana in yoga or simply lateral hamstring stretch is a great stretch to heal and prevent sciatica that if done correctly back pain can sometimes be reversed and eliminated....

Top 7 BJJ Drills For Side Control

Photo: Alicia Photos. Here are 7 BJJ drills focused on side control. The drills link up with one another to make sequences of movements that can be done by themselves or all together. Each drill in...

(Video) A Look Inside Roger Gracie Academy London

    Ever wondered what a competition training session is like at Roger Gracie’s academy in London? Check out this short video from Jiu-Jitsu style magazine of Roger putting his...

Maeda, The Toughest Man Who Ever Lived and “Brazilian Judo”

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has its roots in the Gracie family, but the Gracies learned from Mitsuyo Maeda. He was doing Vale Tudo challenge matches around the world before the Gracies had been taught...

Top Warm Up & Stretches for BJJ with World Champ Sebastian Brosche

    Most BJJ players tend to focus mainly on strength and conditioning rather than flexibility. Flexibility is so important in Jiu-Jitsu because it really makes all the vast number of...

The Best Judo Throws of 2015

  Some amazing Throws and Submissions among the best of Judo competitions in 2015.  

How to Apply Self-defense in EVERY Roll with Master Pedro Sauer

  If you haven’t chosen your jiu-jitsu resolution for the New Year, this one’s for you. When you hear the term “self-defense,” you typically think of punch protection,...

TOP BJJ & Grappling Matches of 2015 – Part 2 [HELLO JAPAN]

  The Top BJJ & Grappling matches from the second half of 2015 featuring the best grapplers in the world from the best grappling organisations such as the ADCC, IBJJF, Abu Dhabi World Pro,...

Robert Drysdale On Meeting Brazilian Drug Dealers in the Favela

  Robert Drysdale is the co-Founder, together with Rodrigo Cavaca, of Zenith Team. He is not only known for his great Jiu-Jitsu game Gi and No GI. Drysdale was on the Inside BJJ podcast and he...

Inside Evolve Singapore, World’s Most Luxurious BJJ Academy

   Evolve MMA Far East Branch (Singapore) Evolve has 4 top locations in Singapore. All are designed by one of the top design firms in Singapore, Evolve Far East Square is the highest quality,...

Training Report: Luta Livre, NR Fight Club in Paris, France

Written By Guillaume Huni, BJJ black belt and head instructor of Kimura Academy in Serbia. I had planned my mini Euro BJJ tour for months. I could only take a week off as I had too many obligations...

The Amazing Growth of BJJ in Russia

  BJJ is growing very fast in Russia. Moscow hosted a kids tournament on 5th of December with 480 participants 4-17 years old . In May, 2016 they are planning to make it international ....

Joe Rogan On How To Overcome Depression

  Depression affects approximately 14.8 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older, in a given year. (Archives of General Psychiatry, 2005 Jun; 62(6):...

12 Most Exciting Grappling Matches of 2015

  2015 was a great year for Jiu-Jitsu/grappling and featured some of some of the most exciting clashes in recent history. Check out some of these epic battles (Available for free on video). Made...

Walkout of The Year: Aisling Daly & Irish Fans to The Cranberries – Zombie

  Aisling Daly is an Irish female professional mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC women’s strawweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2007, Daly has mostly fought...

Immunity Booster Cold Buster Smoothie from Redzovic Jiu-Jitsu

  Winter is coming and, especially with the cold and flu season, it’s important to know what we can do to keep a strong and balanced immune system to stay healthy and avoid infections. Check...