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Category Archive: Articles

Jiu jitsu Academy Honoring Slain US Deputy Marshal Chase White

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community in Tucson Arizona is mourning the loss of slain US Deputy Marshal Chase White. White was a member of Daimyo Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for the past 2 years. Marshal White, 41,...

Demi Lovato Is Back To BJJ After ODing on Fentanyl Earlier This Year

Demi Lovato went through a huge ordeal in 2018. The pop star – and blue belt in bjj reportedly relapsed after several years of sobriety and was subsequently revived with the aid of narcan while...

Demian Maia Books Octagon Return For Brazil Set UFC Fight Night

Demian Maia is ready to return to the octagon. The 41 year old Brazilian veteran is ready to step back another hard opponent. Maia will be making his return at UFC Fight Nights Fortaleza. The UFC is...

The Best BJJ Demonstration You Will Ever See by World Champions Bia Mesquita & Leticia Ribeiro

BJJ demonstrations are often used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the martial art. The problem is that to truly appreciate the effectiveness of Jiu-Jitsu, you need to feel it yourself…....

BJJ Player & Studio Owner Mateo Maldonado aka Matthew Maldonado Accused Of Groping a Woman on Subway

Mateo Maldonado had quite a blast from the past this week. One time Mateo Maldonado was battling much much much heavier criminal accusations – with the help of his bjj coach. The Jiu-Jitsu...

SAMBO just got provisional Olympic recognition – Possible To See 1st Participation in 2024 Olympics

SAMBO just took a giant step forward! According to the official site: Vasily Shestakov, President of the International Sambo Federation: – Today the dream of sambists from all over the world came...

Craig Jones’ Team Suffers Big as ADCC Cancels Kazakhstan Trials With One Day Notice

ADCC recently cancelled the Almaty, Kazakhstan set ADCC trials. These trials were ADCC Asia & Oceania Trial 2018 – so a number of Australians got the short end of the stick. ADCC wrote...

Ex-Chelsea FC Goalkeeper Ricardo Prasel Talks Career in MMA Compared To Football & How BJJ Changed His Life

Ricardo Prasel grew up in Brazil, where like many kids, he had dreams of becoming a professional football player. Prasel was a talented goalkeeper. He started playing at age five, then went to...

Former Teammate Doubles Down On Accusations Of Doping Against Gordon Ryan

Gordon Ryan has had quite a transformation since the first time he’s won EBI and got into the spotlight. Back then he was almost unrecognizable.   View this post on Instagram  ...

Kron Gracie Ready To Make UFC Debut in January – First Opponent Revealed

Kron Gracie has made his way into the UFC. The bjj prodigy and son of Rickson Gracie has been signed by the most prestigious mma organization around. Gracie, 28, has long been training and first made...

Fredson Paixao Assaulted A Brown Belt & Ghosted Him After The Assault Resulted in Brain Trauma

Fredson Paixão Melo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈfɾɛdʒisõ pajˈʃɐ̃w̃]; born May 13, 1979) is a potential felon, Brazilian mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor. He...

Rener Gracie Makes The Push To Get Bullied Siblings into Gracie University

Rener Gracie has been working overtime on social media lately – but something great came out of it. The Gracie University head found the following video online:   View this post on...

B.J. Penn’s Brother Reagan Penn Accused of Assault in Brazil

Reagan Penn is wanted by the Brazil police department. The brother of bjj phenom BJ Penn was in Rio De Janeiro helping Penn prep for pending Ryan Hall fight when he found himself in a suspicious...

Ana Carolina Vieira Ecstatic Men and Women Were Equally Awarded at CBD Invitational

Black Belt CBD invitational was definitely the most exciting gi event of the season. On the line was 30.000 USD – for each of the two categories male and female. In the end family Vieira came...

New Seattle Seahawk Defensive End Jacob Martin Does BJJ To Get In Shape For NFL

New Seattle Seahawk Defensive End Jacob Martin has been in tremendous shape his entire life. After all he has to be as Defensive End of one of the strongest teams in the NFL.   Recently Martin...

Leandro Lo Abandons Helm Of NS Brotherhood

Leandro Lo made his name as a part of Cicero Costha team. Until 2015 – when he founded his own team NS Brotherhood. A team he commemorated in a huge tattoo on his chest:     View this...

CM Punk Compares Himself To Ben Askren: Not Fighting Logan Paul

CM Punk was a huge joke back when he got signed to the UFC. Everyone was seriously questioning the move – however in spite of his fighting record, now standing at 0-2, Punk proved to be a...

Paulo Miyao Suspended For 3 Months Due To Competing Before Prior Suspension Ran Out

USADA just revealed Miyao has accepted another suspension. Miyao was caught competing at the UWW Grappling World Championship for Brazil prior to the organization realizing Miyao was actually...

Gracie Shares Unbelievable Clip Of Systema Self defense

Some martial arts instructors and schools actually believe that they are capable of offering an effective set of self defense skills, while actually that is far from reality. Even famous martial arts...

(Video) Jiu Jitsu Stacks The Odds In Police Officer’s favor in spite of A Huge Weight Difference

Through the years we’ve often talked about cop jitsu and how huge of a difference it makes when we see police officers be able to handle themselves properly and without excessive force in...

‘Jacare’ Wants Title Shot Says He Deserves more Than To Be Ranked 5th

Jacare just put on quite a show. The seasoned veteran managed to outclass Chris Weidman and knock him out. “Romero defeats me in a robbery and fights for the belt. Gastelum wins a split decision, a...

‘Judo’ Gene LeBell retires from MMA judging following Liddell vs. Ortiz 3

‘Judo’ Gene LeBell has been a legend of the sport longtime. The 86 year old Gene is a judo & bjj black belt. He decided to end his time as a professional MMA judge following...

Rodolfo Vieira Analyzes Return to Jiu-Jitsu and Possible Match Against Gordon Ryan

Rodolfo Vieira recently returned to the jiu jitsu scene for a limited occasion. The CBD black belt invitational with some impressive financial prizes. There he proved once again what made him a...

Gracie Breakdown: Giving a Boxer a Reality Check

A European man showed up at a Gracie CTC in Osaka, Japan recently and made a unique request – he needed his arrogance in check. We kid you not! In the short discussion beforehand he reveals...