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Category Archive: Articles

How To Adjust Grappling Earguards

  How to adjust BJJ earguards so they fit properly and are comfortable when you’re grappling.  

Understanding Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s Hidden Curriculum

  “The nature of knowledge is closely linked to the acquisition of knowledge or very simply: what people learn is related to how they learn.“ ~Bonni Yordi, “Learning and Social...

Joe Rogan Blasts Aikido Master: ‘Bring in a Division 1 Wrestler, Good Luck’

  Joe Rogan welcomes an Aikido Master during his podcast and slowly breaks it down, calling it the most ineffective martial art ever. When asked how he would deal with a wrestler, his guest...

UAEJJF Explains Reasons Behind End Of Absolute Division

    As we previously reported the UAEJJF canceled the open weight division for the 2016-2017 season. Now the federation’s spokesman released an official statement outlining reasoning...

Mike Davila Supporters Asked To Leave Team Renzo Gracie

    Drama surrounding Bronx Martial Arts Academy – Team Renzo Gracie continues. Following participation in EBI 7, Mike Davila was asked to leave. Now he’s announced that his...

Celebrity Bodybuilder Trains Wife for MMA

  Rich Piana, a longtime bodybuilder who has a big following on YouTube is a polarizing effect in the world of fitness. He openly admits to have taken steroids for 27 years since he was 18....

Gracie Humaita Israel Jiu-Jitsu Beach Training

  In the majority of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies around the world, they will teach you the sport aspect of Jiu-Jitsu. This means no strikes, and little self defense, but more focus on the...

Croatia National Pro: U$50.000 In Travel Prizes To World Pro Championships in UAE

  It is with great pleasure that we announce the first ever World Pro Jiu-Jitsu championship in Croatia: The Croatia National Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2016 organized by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu...

Grappling Central Podcast: Kristina Barlaan

    The latest episode of Grappling Central Podcast is a must-hear interview with Kristina Barlaan. Unlike many other guests, Kristina  was very open up about the severity of issues...

Submission Underground Results

    While Metamoris was all the rage in LA, over in Portland, Oregon Submission Underground event made it into the world. Cheal Sonnen launched the even with a fairly stacked card that...

Metamoris 7: Results And Videos

    Metamoris 7 was held last night in Los Angeles, California. After many issues securing the original card it was all together abandoned for the card featuring organization’s...

UFC’s Jim Miller Thought He Was Old – Turns Out He Had Lyme Disease

    Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Jim Miller was certain his life as a fighter is coming to a close. He intended to announce his retirement after a final bout at UFC 200 but in a strange...

EBI 7 Competitor Mike Davila Asked To Leave His Academy

    Mike Davila was recently asked to leave his academy because of his decision to participate in Eddie Bravo Invitational 7. Davila himself announced this in a facebook post: The name of...

Danaher Comments on EBI 7 Victor, Eddie Cummings

    John Danaher is thrilled with the outcome of Eddie Bravo Invitational 7. He took the time to share some joy in his latest posting  Big night for the squad in LA at EBI 7: Eddie...

EBI 7 Champion Revealed! Complete Results and Videos

    EBI 7 has just finished and we have our new winner. Eddie Cummings‘ road to victory wasn’t easy but it sure looked fun. As expected Eddie Cummings worked through a slew of...

Garry Tonon Can Crack a Tune (And/Or Ralek’s Leg)

    Garry Tonon Sings. And he isn’t half bad either. In the latest case of taunting Ralek Gracie ahead of their Metamoris fight, Tonon has chosen to adapt a song called Lullaby (aka...

Matt Kaplan Puts Leg Lock Academy On Blast: Stop it!

    Renzo Gracie’s Matt Kaplan spoke out about the Leg Lock Academy and provided some harsh thoughts when it comes to a particular leg lock. The blast was inspired by a video put...

Easy Takedown For People Who Don’t Do Takedowns- Shawn Williams

  Shawn Williams is a 3rd degree BJJ blck belt under Renzo Gracie and the inventor of the ‘Williams guard’. In this video, he shows a simple and effective takedown that is accessible...

Lovato Jr. Defeats Cyborg, More Results from Fight To Win Pro 7

    Fight To Win Pro 7 brought out many exciting moments. The headline fight featured Roberto Cyborg Abreu, ADCC winner and an old favorite Rafael Lovato Jr. Both were looking ripped for...

Lesnar Flagged For Doping, Mark Hunt Wants Half of His Money

    Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential doping violation late Thursday night by the USADA (US Anti-doping Agency). Apparently one of the tests he took prior to UFC 200 notes a...

Maldonaldo Wins Appeal but Russian MMA Refuses to Overturn Fedor Victory

    Russia’s MMA Union, the one Fedor Emelianenko chaired. refuses to overturn victory over Maldonaldo in spite of the World MMA Association (WMMAA) overturning Fedor victory into a...

Get Ready For Cyborg vs Rafael Lovato Jr. @ Fight to Win Pro 7

    Fight To Win Pro 7 event is seriously upping it’s game. After couple of lackluster matchups they’re really onto something with exciting fight airing tonight – Roberto...

Nate Orchard: Jiu-Jitsu Is A Game Of Death

    Nathan Orchard is a 10th Planet jiu-jitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo with close to 15 years of experience in martial arts. His MMA record is fairly impressive but it’s also...

Metamoris In Trouble Again: Looking for 11th Hour Replacement

    The struggling organization Metamoris hit another snag during organizing 7th edition of the event. As per announced, Metamoris is looking for an 11th hour replacement to face Judo...