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Category Archive: Articles

Lo Dominates En Route To Double Gold & More Results from Day 2 of IBJJF Pan Ams

    DAy 2 of Pan Ams had much excitement. Black Belts returned on the mats once more to finish the road started on day 1. One of the biggest excitements of the day was black belt newbie...

Judo’s ‘Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi’ Modification For MMA & No Gi Grappling

Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy  and of mmacoach.net, shows how he modified a judo throw called “Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi” for MMA and Grappling and made it more...

Mackenzie Dern’s Opponent Explains Weight Cutting Controversy: Own Up To It!

    Mackenzie Dern’s 3rd fight in mixed martial arts would’ve been the 2nd time she failed to make weight. So instead her management scrambled and it was negotiated that the...

Pan Ams Black Belt Day 1 Results and Recap

Day one of IBJJF Pan Ams has just concluded. Plenty of black belts stepped on the mats to showcase their skill! Day1  has seen some of the most exciting fights to the date with plenty of excitement...

Xande Ribeiro vs Adam Wardzinski (Final) Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London 2017

Wardziński Adam vs Xandre Ribeiro finał 94kg adult. Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London 2017.

Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson (KO) – UFC FIGHT NIGHT 107 – Full Fight

Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson (KO) – UFC FIGHT NIGHT 107 – Full Fight.

Gunnar Nelson vs Alan Jouban UFC London

  @GunniNelson rocks Jouban & gets the submission win!! What a performance!! ?? @GunniNelson rocks Jouban & gets the submission win!! What a performance!! #UFCLondon #UFCFightPass...

Ronda Rousey Considering Doing a Reality Show With Family

    Ronda Rousey story has the true markings of an individual overcoming big obstacles and harsh upbringing only to achieve some unimaginable feats and subsequently fall from grace. Given...

Division 1 Wrestling Champ & MMA Fighter Ed Ruth Competed At Pans

  3x NCAA Division 1 wrestling champion Ed Ruth opted to compete this year at Pans. Ruth is an American mixed martial artist and former freestyle wrestler. While competing for Pennsylvania State...

Conor McGregor Goes Crazy On Boxing Media: “I’m going to shock the whole godd*mn world”

  The Notorious Conor McGregor is determined on making a case for himself as a boxer. This is why he’s so determined to make the Floyd Mayweather match a reality. Now that he’s...

Zagreb International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship: 51 Travel Packages to Tokyo & London Grand Slam

It is with great pleasure that we announce the first UAEJJF event of the 2017/2018 season: ZAGREB INTERNATIONAL PRO JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP in Zagreb, Croatia, organized by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu...

Study: Demian Maia’s Highly Efficient Wrestling

  UFC Welterweight Demian Maia has arguably some of the best wrestling in the UFC. He has taken down some of the best wrestlers in the UFC like Chael Sonnen, Jon Fitch (numerous times), Rick...

Rousimar Palhares Signs New MMA Contract

    Things are finally looking up for Rousimar Palhares who hasn’t had the easiest path since his dismissal from the UFC back in 2013. In fact he’s lost both fights he was in in...

NFL Defensive Tackleman Jason Shirley Wins Gold At IBJJF Pans

    NFL’s free agent Jason Shirley was determined to put on a show at 2017 IBJJF Pan Championships. The 330 pounder managed to outshine everyone in the white belt adult ultra heavy...

Vitor Belfort Sets His Sights On CM Punk For Retirement Fight

    It’s been a running joke on the internet this past month just how much Vitor Belfort‘s body has changed over the years. MMA vet said he will be retiring soon after his bout...

BJJ Competitor Forgets To Remove Phone From Gi!

A quick reminder to competitors, just make sure your pockets are empty before stepping on the mats 😉 This happened at this Year’s Pan.   A quick reminder to competitors, just make sure...

Matt Hughes Considering Return to MMA Against Royce Gracie

    It’s looking more and more like another epic rematch is in the works. The news has just leaked that 43 year old UFC hall of famer Matt Hughes is considering a comeback. If Hughes...

Childstar Actor & BJJ Brown Belt Jonathan Lipnicki Reveals Struggle with Being Bullied and How BJJ Helped

  Jonathan Lipnicki reached stardom at the very beginning of his acting career. At age6 he was cast in the cult hit – Cameron Crowe’s Jerry Maguire. Now, the 26 year old actor has...

Terminal Cancer Patient Determined To Keep On Competing in BJJ

    For some competing is an integral part of the Brazilian jiu jitsu lifestyle. Such is the case in this incredibly inspirational story. Kenny Bond walked into a physicians office some...

5th Degree Black Belt Phil Migliarese’s BJJ Q&A: Shares Lots of ‘Hidden Details’

Phil “Jiu-Jitsu Matrix” Migliarese  is currently a 5th degree Relson Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt with over 30 years of experience in BJJ and Mixed Martial Arts. A Gracie Worlds and...

Travis Stevens Goes To BJJ Academy As An Undercover White Belt

  Travis goes to a BJJ academy as an undercover white belt! Travis Stevens aka ‘The Judo Silencer’ is a Olympic silver medalist judoka from the United States who competed in 2008, 2012 and...

Lessons From Rickson Gracie: Connection, ‘Tighten The Rope’

  Guest post by Brandon Hetzler  who is a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black bet under Rickson & Kron Gracie, 7 and creator of Jugoshin Ryu JuJutsu.   “Tighten the rope”. This was...

Demian Maia Explains How He Was Forced to Fight Masvidal

    Demian Maia has been the most impacted by the stalemate performances that both Stephen Wonderboy Thompson and Tyron Woodley put on – not once but twice. The two famously fought to...

Michael Page’s Father Accused or Rape and Abuse of Preteens In His Martial Arts Classes

    Curtis Page is a 3x world champion kickboxer. He’s also the latest martial arts instructor to be accused of rape and absue of underage girls, girls as young as 11. Curtis, father...