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Category Archive: Articles

Fabio Gurgel: Weight Limit Should Be on IBJJF’s Agenda Soon If It’s Not Already

    Alliance master Fabio Gurgel is a very well respected member of the bjj community. Many of the biggest bjj names of today are under his banner – the banner of Alliance.   No...

Instructor Offers To Pay For His Students To Train At Other Gyms

    The creonte mentality is something that was rehashed over and over in the recent bjj culture. The term was originally coined by legend Carlson Gracie. Creonte was the name of a...

Joe Rogan: UFC screwed up by not making UFC 209 a Diaz brothers Edition

    UFC 209 is fast approaching and it’s quite the card. In addition to the rematch for the Welterweight title between Stephen Wonderboy Thompson and Tyron Woodley it also has the...

Decoding The Early Belt System of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

  Guest post by Brandon Hetzler  who is Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black bet under Rickson & Kron Gracie, 7th degree black belt in Jugoshin Ryu JuJutsu. Early belt system of Gracie Jiujitsu....

Augusto Frota & Davi Ramos Hosted Biggest BJJ Seminar in Serbian History

A major event for BJJ in Serbia happened last weekend: For the first time ever, Davi Ramos (2015 ADCC champion) and Augusto Frota (head of Frota Academy and 3rd degree black belt under Rodrigo...

EBI’s Inaugural Combat Jiu-Jitsu Event Nearing, Competitors Revealed Slowly

    Eddie Bravo Invitational 11 is just behind the corner. The inaugural Combat Jiu Jitsu tournament will be taking place Sunday March 5th in Los Angeles. The show will include a regular...

Frank Mir Doesn’t Think PEDs Make MMA Fighters Better, Interested In Bellator

    Frank Mir is quite an interesting figure both in terms of bjj and mma communities. Very well spoken, intelligent Mir stands behind his attitudes even when they don’t necessarily...

Chael Sonnen Explains Letting Go Of D’arce: Tito Ortiz Tapped Plus Yelled Tap Twice!

    Chael Sonnen still isn’t over the controversial bout with Tito Ortiz. Back when the match took place there was quite a bit of controversy attached to it. Just check out some...

Watch: Buchecha, Panza, Assis & Co Training Their Wrestling w/ Jacob Harman

Watch the Jiu-Jitsu elite training their Wrestling with coach Jacob Harman of Church boys Wrestling. The famous coach filmed their 11am training session: Marcelo Garcia on Why he Prefers Wrestling...

Tony Ferguson Calls Khabib’s Record “Padded”, Reveals Strategy

    Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson is unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s record. The 10th planet brown belt doesn’t fawn over Khabib’s Undefeated record. In fact...

Hackleman Answers: ‘Is It Ever OK To Hit Someone Over Verbal Attacks?’

John Hackleman was asked if you are allowed to use self defense or attack someone over verbal abuse against you or your loved ones. He stated: NEVER hit someone over insults or anger, but if someone...

Instructor Who Gave Out Junior Black Belts Responds: “I do not regret giving them black belts!”

    Naturally seeing a picture of these 2 kids being awarded their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts while wearing their bjj gis raised quite a few eyebrows. The whole incident came into...

Derrick Lewis Still Not Letting Up On Browne As Ref Admits It Was A Late Stoppage

    Derrick Lewis is basking in the joys of his victory over Ronda Rousey‘s beau – Travis Browne. And he’s doing it in quite a fashion. After a string of comments in the...

Biggest Youth Tournament, Gymnasium Cup Set to Feature More Than 1000 Competitors

    In the past Gymnasium Cup broke through different frontiers. Now they’re at it again! This year more than 1000 participants will be duking it out ages 4 through 17 in Moscow,...

Martial Arts Hero Tackles Drunk Driver to the ground As he Attempts To Escape The Police

    BJJ community has yet another hero after today’s events. Ray Clark who was at the time leading a Brazilian jiu-jitsu class in Bournemouth, Dorset opted to intervene when he saw...

Transgender Wrestler Wins Title Despite Attempt To Ban Him From Competing

    Allen, Texas saw at a first glance typical podium – the winning wrestler pulled the tearful runner up next to him on the podium and the two exchanged a hug. What’s so...

Johny Hendricks Talks How Gi Training Helped Him Get His Cardio At All Time High

    Johny Hendricks fought Hector Lombard in the UFC octagon last night. Prior to their bout Hendricks had huge issues with weight cutting having missed weight several times prior to trying...

BJJ Instructor Awards two Junior Black Belts

    Quite a peculiar scene took place earlier this week at Gunn Marital Arts in Maryland USA. One of the instructors opted to award two juniors their bjj black belts. In brazilian jiu jitsu...

UFC Halifax: Johny Hendricks vs Hector Lombard Full Fight

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Fight night 105: Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne

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Watch: MMA fighter On Suspension After A Child Got Hurt In Cageside Incident

    Performing at a sports event always follows a certain set of rules that are there for a very good reason for the most part. These rules are a reason why amateur fighter Tyler Meadows...

Fedor vs Matt Mitrione Canceled, Sonnen Offered To Step In But No Dice

    The bout between legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione got canceled just a couple of hours before the event was set to take place. The two were to fight it out in...

Watch: Keenan Cornelius Vs Sean Roberts & More of JiuJitsu.net Challenge

  Last night was a good night for bjj. In addition to the superfight between Keenan Cornelius and Sean Roberts the eager fans also got the chance to observe The Jiujitsu.net challenge...

Cris Cyborg Cleared Of Anti Doping Violation

  In a surprising turn of event USADA announced todat that UFC athlete Cris Justino “Cyborg” has been granted a treroactive therapeutice use exemption and will face no anti doping...