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Category Archive: Articles

Submission Underground Results

    While Metamoris was all the rage in LA, over in Portland, Oregon Submission Underground event made it into the world. Cheal Sonnen launched the even with a fairly stacked card that...

Metamoris 7: Results And Videos

    Metamoris 7 was held last night in Los Angeles, California. After many issues securing the original card it was all together abandoned for the card featuring organization’s...

UFC’s Jim Miller Thought He Was Old – Turns Out He Had Lyme Disease

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Jim Miller was certain his life as a fighter is coming to a close. He intended to announce his retirement after a final bout at UFC 200 but in a strange...

EBI 7 Competitor Mike Davila Asked To Leave His Academy

    Mike Davila was recently asked to leave his academy because of his decision to participate in Eddie Bravo Invitational 7. Davila himself announced this in a facebook post: The name of...

Danaher Comments on EBI 7 Victor, Eddie Cummings

    John Danaher is thrilled with the outcome of Eddie Bravo Invitational 7. He took the time to share some joy in his latest posting  Big night for the squad in LA at EBI 7: Eddie...

EBI 7 Champion Revealed! Complete Results and Videos

    EBI 7 has just finished and we have our new winner. Eddie Cummings‘ road to victory wasn’t easy but it sure looked fun. As expected Eddie Cummings worked through a slew of...

Garry Tonon Can Crack a Tune (And/Or Ralek’s Leg)

    Garry Tonon Sings. And he isn’t half bad either. In the latest case of taunting Ralek Gracie ahead of their Metamoris fight, Tonon has chosen to adapt a song called Lullaby (aka...

Matt Kaplan Puts Leg Lock Academy On Blast: Stop it!

    Renzo Gracie’s Matt Kaplan spoke out about the Leg Lock Academy and provided some harsh thoughts when it comes to a particular leg lock. The blast was inspired by a video put...

Easy Takedown For People Who Don’t Do Takedowns- Shawn Williams

  Shawn Williams is a 3rd degree BJJ blck belt under Renzo Gracie and the inventor of the ‘Williams guard’. In this video, he shows a simple and effective takedown that is accessible...

Lovato Jr. Defeats Cyborg, More Results from Fight To Win Pro 7

    Fight To Win Pro 7 brought out many exciting moments. The headline fight featured Roberto Cyborg Abreu, ADCC winner and an old favorite Rafael Lovato Jr. Both were looking ripped for...

Lesnar Flagged For Doping, Mark Hunt Wants Half of His Money

    Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential doping violation late Thursday night by the USADA (US Anti-doping Agency). Apparently one of the tests he took prior to UFC 200 notes a...

Maldonaldo Wins Appeal but Russian MMA Refuses to Overturn Fedor Victory

    Russia’s MMA Union, the one Fedor Emelianenko chaired. refuses to overturn victory over Maldonaldo in spite of the World MMA Association (WMMAA) overturning Fedor victory into a...

Get Ready For Cyborg vs Rafael Lovato Jr. @ Fight to Win Pro 7

    Fight To Win Pro 7 event is seriously upping it’s game. After couple of lackluster matchups they’re really onto something with exciting fight airing tonight – Roberto...

Nate Orchard: Jiu-Jitsu Is A Game Of Death

    Nathan Orchard is a 10th Planet jiu-jitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo with close to 15 years of experience in martial arts. His MMA record is fairly impressive but it’s also...

Metamoris In Trouble Again: Looking for 11th Hour Replacement

    The struggling organization Metamoris hit another snag during organizing 7th edition of the event. As per announced, Metamoris is looking for an 11th hour replacement to face Judo...

Founder Of UFC, Rorion Gracie Reacts To Sale: I Don’t Regret Walking Away

    Rorion Gracie created the UFC way back in 1993 in order to introduce the general public to jiu-jitsu. Royce Gracie wins over bigger opponents did just that and quickly turned the no...

Rafael Mendes: I do Jiu-Jitsu To Get Faster And Stronger

  Rafael Mendes is fresh of his 6th World title. His laser-sharp focus and precision have payed off yet again. Many tournament absences in last year didn’t really affect Rafa. This time he...

Inside the Mind of Rafael Mendes with Kenny Florian

    Go inside the mind of 6x world champion Rafael Mendes as he sits down with former UFC fighter Kenny Florian and discusses his most recent world title at the 2016 IBJJF World...

Gracie Breakdown: Silva vs Cormier

      Anderson Silva stepped up to face Daniel Cormier with just 3 days notice following Jon Jones drama. Win, lose or draw it was certain Silva, aka The Spider had plenty of bravado....

Jordanian Women Shamed Father By Loving Jiu-Jitsu, Winning Changed All

    Rana, 31, and her sister Lama Qubbaj, 28 love jiu-jitsu. This choice was especially frowned upon in Jordan where this sport is considered both obscure and masculine. Rana talked about...

Filipe Costa: “Kenny Florian is a Bitch”

    Soul Fighters BJJ’s Filipe Braga Costa is mighty pissed off. When Chael Sonnen decided to launch his submission only grappling event Costa was excited to face off with UFC’s...

Weightlifter Almost Dies Following New Deadlift World Record 

  Eddie Hall had q near death experience recently after achieving the new deadlift world record. Just last year he lifted 462kg (1018 pounds) outdoing the previous record. Eddi Hall said:...

Renzo Gracie wants to celebrate 50th Birthday Fighting In UFC

    Renzo Gracie wants to celebrate the landmark 50th birthday in style. March 11th 2017 will mark Renzo’s 50th, and he’d like it to be a fists blazing event. He hasn’t...

Galvao Talks Controversy in Worlds Finals and Return to MMA

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest jiu-jitsu athletes. His never-ending list of titles was recently topped off when he took gold in the heavyweight category. Admittedly, heavyweight...