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Category Archive: Articles

Tex Johnson Snaps Baseball Bat With a Leg Lock

Last week, news came out that Aaron “Tex” Johnson’s days at Unity have come to an end after startling accusations against him surfaced from  fellow Unity bjj student. In the meantime, Tex...

Demian Maia Trains With Danaher Death Squad, Books Fight against Anthony Rocco Martin

Demian Maia is not showing signs of slowing down. the 41 year old Brazilian welterweight will meet Anthony Rocco Martin in a welterweight matchup on the June 29th. Danaher shared: View this post on...

Iranian Hulk Sajad Gharibi Says His First MMA Fight Is Booked

Iranian Hulk will be making his way into the cage.  Scary looking  Sajad Gharibi is said to be fighting a Brazilian opponent. Hulk says sometime in 2020 and for some reason it’s versus some...

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Talks Jiu Jitsu and How it Meshes With His New Tv Horror ‘The Passage’

Mark-Paul Gosselaar was spotted working on his bjj alongside former costar Mario Lopez a while back. 30 yrs Later ‘Saved By The Bell’ TV Stars Are Training Jiu-Jitsu Together   View...

The Best Drinks for Staying Hydrated as an Athlete

One of the key elements to staying fit and recovering from your workouts quickly is staying hydrated. Water aids in removing waste, helps to lubricate joints so that they don’t become inflamed, and...

John Danaher Shows How To Do The Perfect BJJ Mount Escape

John Danaher has long been authority on many aspects of bjj. In a brand new clip he shares his philosophy on dealing with mount escapes. Mount escapes are notoriously nasty because some lead directly...

Carlson Gracie To be Honored with statue in Rio de Janeiro

Carlson Gracie, one of the most important coaches in jiu-jitsu and MMA history, will be honored with a statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August. Grandmaster Carlson Gracie, Sr was the eldest son...

Ex-Misawa BJJ instructor Convicted of Attempted Manslaughter in on-base Brawl

Ex-Misawa BJJ instructor Rodrigo Pineda Gomez, 44, has been convicted of attempted manslaughter. Gomez and his 21-year-old son, Miguel Gomez, assaulted three airmen on Misawa Air Base in 2016....

Augusto Mendes Exonerated: Settles USADA Case Due To Tainted Supplement

36 year old former UFC fighter and bjj champion Augusto Tanquinho Mendes finally settled his doping case with USADA. Following extensive testing it was found that he tested positive for Ostarine due...

Bodybuilder Shares Video Where He Manhandles a BJJ Blue Belt Division

Bodybuilder Houston Jones was determined to prove that bodybuilding is the ultimate martial arts style?! For this occasion he put on a blue belt and signed up to a local comp: In this episode of...

Gracie Breakdown: Excessive Force Use During Walmart Arrest

It seems like we talk about the importance of jiu jitsu for law enforcement officers every day – but that’s just because it is that important. It’s important to note that context...

Erin Herle Making MMA Debut In June

Erin Herle just announced she will be making her way into the cage. Herle wrote:  Worlds 2012, 5 matches, lost by one advantage in the final and cried belly down on the mat when the 6-minute match...

AJ Agazarm Hurls Insults at Cobrinha

Aj Agazarm has been struggling to drum up publicity for his latest venture so he’s shifted gears and went back to doing what he does best – trashtalking. Agazarm can’t even make...

Gordon Ryan Sicced Fans Onto A Gym That Evicted Him and Keenan Over His girlfriend’s instruction

Gordon Ryan is not known for his patience when it comes to being denied service at restaurants. In fact Ryan is not one to mince words about anything – including the homeless. Here’s how...

7th BJJ Intensive Camp in Lignano, Italy June 7 – 10, 2019

Welcome to the 7th BJJ Intensive training camp in beautiful Lignano/Udine – ITALY! June 7 – 10, 2019, Lignano/Italy The location is right next to the sea and only 10 min waling distance to the...

Black Belt Erin Herle Whoops Male White Belt

Rubens Cobrinha Charles’ black belt Erin Herle just accepted to be a part of an interesting exhibition – she agreed to have a rolling session filmed against fighttips’ Shane who is...

Keenan Cornelius Makes a Stop at The Blue Basement to train with DDS

Keenan Cornelius has no angst about his recent ouster from the ATOS camp. Cornelius is making a seminar tour and dropped by the Renzo Gracie academy to train with Garry Tonon, Gordon Ryan and the...

Garry Tonon Set To Fight In Singapore May 17th

Garry Tonon will be fighting again very soon. Tonon was previously a part of the ONE FC historic Tokyo card when he defeated Anthony Engelen by TKO. This makes Tonon, a submission artist 4:0 in mma...

Russell Brand Describes the Psychological Impact of Jiu-Jitsu

Russel Brand has been doing bjj for quite a while. The comedian started as far back as late 2017. Recently he wrote a book and touched upon how it psychologically affected him saying:  ” I...

Darren Till Arrested in Spain for Stealing a Taxi and Thrashing a Hotel

Darren Till is the latest mma fighter to get in trouble with the law.  Till, who last fought in May against Jorge Masvidal, is said to have been stopped by police after jumping in the cab and...

Handful Of ADCC Invites Left: A Look Who Is In, Who Is Out From The Toughest Competition In the World

ADCC is the most prestigious tournament. The Abu dhabi combat club is a championship held only every other year and as such the invites are coveted. Here’s a complete list of those who have...

B.J. Penn Accused of Threatening Farmer with Machete; Police Investigation Ongoing

Jiu jitsu phenom B.J. Penn is having a bad streak of running in with the law. Following leaked statements from his ex partner about co*aine binges Penn is now the subject of an ongoing police...

Ralph Gracie Arrest Warrant Out For Felony Assault of Flavio Almeida

Ralph Gracie thought he dodged a bullet in December when he assaulted Flavio Almeida in public at the Nogi worlds. The assault was widely reported.   Now Jiu-Jitsu Times has obtained a copy of...

Former Jiu Jitsu coach Sentenced To Just 2 Years And 4 Months For Sexual Abuse

Former Jiu Jitsu coach Gerald Strebendt, 40,  was sentenced tojust  two years and four months in prison with two years and eight months of probation by a court in Lane County, OR this week...