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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Leandro Lo To Be Inducted Into The IBJJF Hall Of Fame

Image Credits: IBJJF The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) has just announced that Leandro Lo – one of the top-ranking BJJ athletes in history of the sport – will be...

12° ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP OPEN OF BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (GI AND NO-GI)

https://bjjitalia.smoothcomp.com/en/event/11413   The Italian Championship Open of Brazilian jiu-jitsu (Gi and No-Gi) is back, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before. This is a...

In what online casinos can really win in 2023

There is a variety of reliable operators that are well known to experienced players. Amateurs often face the problem of identifying them due to insufficient qualification. Nevertheless, the right...

Joe Rogan Reacts to Mark Zuckerberg Competing & Winning a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently competed in his first ever Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament and won a gold medal. Joe Rogan talked about it recently on his podcast, saying that Zuck...

Is Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Outdated for MMA?

The Gracie family helped create and popularize Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu all over the world, especially in the early days of the UFC. Nowadays modern MMA has almost nothing to do with the UFC from the...

Why Your Guillotine Choke is Weak

Guest post by David Avellan, an ADCC bronze medalist. Avellan has defeated many of the world’s best grapplers, such as BJJ Black Belt World Champions Rafael Lovato Jr., Tarsis...

Kit Dale: “I Was Always A Shy And Insecure Kid”

Kit Dale is one of the world’s most entertaining Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu personalities. His funny social media videos and likable character have made him a fan favorite in the BJJ community:  ...

From Tom Hardy to Mark Zuckerberg: The Incredible Rise in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’s Popularity

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a relatively young and ever-expanding. The growth of MMA has shined a light on bjj for the average American male who can’t wait to learn and then tell all his friends about...

Marinho Talks Upcoming Match With Meregali: “I Can Get The Job Done”

Pedro Marinho will take on Nicholas Meregali on May 18, in a Who’s Number One (WNO) gi match. It’s a 15-minute submission-only bout… And Marinho is looking forward to it! He spoke...

[Watch] Mark Zuckerberg Argues With Referee At A BJJ Tournament

Mark Zuckerberg  – Meta founder and CEO, as well as a BJJ white belt – competed in his first Jiu-Jitsu tournament a few days ago, in the masters lightweight division. Representing Dave...

Roger Gracie’s Unique Method of Deflecting Pressure Passing

Sooner or later, be it in competition or in training, you will come face to face with someone who absolutely loves pressure passing. They take pride in using stack passes whenever they can, and find...

Here’s How To X-Choke From The Knee Cut Pass

The Cross Choke is a submission that can be set up from all sorts of positions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, including the Knee Cut Pass. And it’s actually really simple to do; so, if you don’t know...

This Nasty Wrist Lock Setup Will Surprise Your Training Partners

Wrist lock is perhaps the most underutilized and underestimated submissions in Grappling. There is no denying the effectiveness of the submission, along with the huge number of positions that it can...

6X Master World Champ Points out 2 Gracie Family Members that Only Defeated ‘Those who Didn’t Know Jiu-Jitsu’

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and businessman Viktor Dória recently shared his thoughts on the evolution of fighters’ physiques on the “Connect Cast” podcast. Viktor Dória...

UFC Vet Alan Jouban Offers Advice to Kron Gracie: ‘Butt-Scooting in the UFC, it’s not a Good Look’

ADCC champion and BJJ black belt Kron Gracie recently had a very strange performance against Charles Jourdain at UFC 288. Kron is known for his world class Brazilian jiu-jitsu, but the son of Rickson...

ADGS Abu Dhabi: “Welcome To Your Second Home!”

The 2022-2023 AJP Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour was a lengthy one… And it reached its finale at its home soil, in Abu Dhabi! It was a spectacular event, with incredible technique...

This Hidden Gem Jiu Jitsu Guard that No One Plays & Gives You 6 Points

Closed guard is a staple of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu but is seldom used by the new generation. There is a move from closed that is truly a game changer. It gives 6 points. It consists of either a back...

Watch Mark Zuckerberg in Action in his 1st Ever Jiu-Jitsu Competition

The Jiu-Jitsu community was caught off guard by a pleasant surprise. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg competed in his first ever BJJ competition last Saturday, May 6th. Founder of Facebook and one of...

Claudio França: “Mark Zuckerberg Has A Good Level Of Jiu-Jitsu”

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, surprised the Jiu-Jitsu world a few days ago – when he competed on the BJJ Tour stage, an event led by Claudio França. Zuckerberg, a white belt and...

ADGS Abu Dhabi: Thrill And Glory For The Champions And Heroes At The End Of The Tour

After a long journey in the 2022-2023 season, it was time to come back home. The AJP Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour circled back to its homonymous territory and provided an incredible...

BJJ World Champion Reveals USADA Offered a Deal to Banned Athletes for Shorter Suspension

3x BJJ world champion Marcio ‘Pe de Pano’ Cruz revealed that he spoke about the case with two fighters suspended at the Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Worlds for PEDS. Last week, during an edition of...

Masakazu Imanari Shows How To Do The Perfect Imanari Roll

There is a reason why Masakazu Imanari is nicknamed ‘Red belt in Leglocks’. He has made his name leglocking opppnents left and right for the past 20 years in MMA and grappling competitions. The...

This Grip Is Super Effective Against Heel Hooks & Other Leg Locks

Ah, the Heel Hook… Every submission grappler’s dream and nightmare at the same time – it just depends whether you’re on the giving or the receiving end of it. However, if your Heel Hook...

How To Leg Lock Bigger & Heavier Opponents?

For a lot of people, Leglocks sometimes carry a sort of a stigma with them. They are either frowned upon, for they are regarded as „dirty“ techniques (such as the case is with Wristlocks in some...