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Category Archive: Articles

Brian Ortega Officially Announces T-city Scholarship – Full-Tuition Scholarship For A Year of Training At Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Training Center

    Over the weekend bjjee.com first reported that Brian Ortega was thrilled to announce a jiu jiutsu scholarship after his amazing TKO of Frankie Edgar. Brian Ortega Pledges A Scholarship...

Jean Jacques Machado Releases Statement On Students Promoting Prof To Red and Black Belt

    Early this morning we reported on a case of students promoting their black belt professor to the rank of red and black belt. Curious Case Of Students Promoting Their Coach To Red and...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Spotted At Grappling Industries

    Over the weekend there was quite a curious sighting at Grapplng Industries. The one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger was spotted watching jiu-jitsu. Marcos Flores shared: Really cool...

Curious Case Of Students Promoting Their Coach To Red and Black Coral Belt

    There’s quite a fuss any time something extraordinary happens regarding promotions and demotions. People simply work so hard that these occurences are bound to raise quite a few...

Dana White: I’m Trying To Make Nunes and Cris Cyborg Happen In Rio

    After last night’s impressive triumph of Cris Cyborg next stop is Amanda Nunes. The current bantamweight champion has issued a call out to Cyborg.   @Amanda_Leoa you better...

Brian Ortega Pledges A Scholarship For 4,5 Children To Gracie University

    Following incredible triumph in the octagon Brian Ortega had only the kindest words for the support system Gracie University had provided him with.   We made...

Mackenzie Dern Explains Presence Of Translator In Post Fight Interview

    Mackenzie Dern had been forced to address the viral clip called Evolution of Mackenzie Dern’s accent in her pre fight batch of interviews. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona, the...

Iran Wrestling Federation President Resigns Calling For A Clear Policy About Competing With Israeli Athletes

    Recently the United World Wrestling federation announced that it will be penalizing Iranian wrestler who was urged by his coach to lose: In one clip, a voice – allegedly...

With 15 Minutes Left, Mackenzie Dern Makes 116lbs

    Mackenzie Dern is a day away from her long awaited UFC debut. The bjj champion looked visibly shaken stepping on the scales with only 15 minutes left: Dern yesterday said:  “No...

World Famous Chef Credits Judo With Professional Success

    The owner of two Michelin star restaurant and popular author Thierry Marx maintains the secret ingredient to his success. He told cnn: “Judo, like cooking, involves the mastering...

Robert Drysdale Thinks Biggest Gracie Contribution Was Resisting Judo

    Robert Drysdale has never been too shy to express his opinion. Over the years he’s said things such as: Drysdale: Coaching is a S*it Job Drysdale Slams Rickson: Berimbolo is no...

Mackenzie Dern: The girls Will Respect My Ground, But They’re not Scared – Before, I took One step forward & They Took 10 Steps Back

    Mackenzie Dern is getting ready to step into the octagon for the first time. As a black belt world champion it’s been tough for Dern to enter a new arena and start with 0-0...

Trans Wrestler Mack Beggs Ends Highschool Girl Wrestling Career: “My focus is now to go not just NCAA, but train for the Olympics”

    Trans wrestler Mack Beggs saw his 2nd state championship title met with problematic feedback for the 2nd time in a row. The wrestler was met with as many boos as cheers as he got...

Avoiding Drama in the BJJ Academy

Guest post by James Duscio, a BJJ black belt under Walter Cascao Vital. He runs Cascao Evolution BJJ out of Las Vegas nv. Ideally we would all like to walk into our BJJ academy and have some...

Hyperfly Collaborates with Carhartt To Release Stylish New Gi

BJJ lifestyle wear company Hyperfly  is bringing its BJJ Gi design to a whole new level. They have collaborated with famous clothing brand Carhartt and has just released a limited edition Gi with...

65 Year Old BJJ Black Belt and Hells Angels Member Fights Off Burglar

    Glen Heggstad sent quite a message to the men that wanted to burglarize his home over the weekend – don’t mess with me! Heggstad is a 3rd degree black belt under Joe...

Why Practicing Breakfalls Should Be One Of The First Things You Learn In BJJ

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a martial art dedicated to fighting on the ground. But regardless of this all competition matches start standing and in addition to it in any street type scenario...

How the BIGGEST Boxing Match of all time was WON using Jiu-Jitsu

Guest post by Henry Akins, the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie. Akins trained under Rickson Gracie for 15 years. Akins became the...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Dominating in NAGA World Championships

  Former Combat Sambo world champion & UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov competed in the 2012 NAGA worlds Grappling championships where he smashed his way through the expert...

Yuri Simoes Slams Transgender Wrestler Mack Beggs & the System That Allowed This To Happen

    Over the weekend we reported about Mack Beggs becoming Texas State Champion for the 2nd Year in a row. Mack fought in the girls division after not being allowed to compete with the...

Russel Brand Interviews Rener and Ryron Gracie: Egos and Alcohol Video Episode Of Brand’s Podcast

    Russel Brand started bjj as far back as summer of 2016. Since then he’s been constantly endorsing the art. Russel Brand Got Cauliflower Ear and Had It Drained Brand has been...

UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Will Wrestle For Australia at Commonwealth Games

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is set for a formidable challenge. He will represent Australia in freestyle wrestling for the Commonwealth games which will be held on April 4th. This the...

Yoel Romero Explains Why He Kissed Luke Rockhold at UFC 221

UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero had an impressive KO victory over former champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 221. The KO made the rounds of the media but so did Romero’s after fight antics in...

UFC Champion Rob Whittaker Wins Commonwealth Games Wrestling Spot

    Robert Whittaker is set to earn another place in the history! The current UFC middleweight champion will be the first active UFC champion competing at the Commonwealth Games....