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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

[WATCH] Sean Strickland Grapples Fan While Skateboarding – Chokes Him Out

Sean Strickland, one of the UFC’s most vocal and often controversial figures, recently found himself in a grappling match on a snowy mountain! Just days after his narrow defeat to Dricus Du...

[WATCH] Medical Staff Slow To Help Injured IBJJF Competitor – But For Good Reason

In a recent IBJJF tournament, some critiques were cast on the medical team’s performance – following an incident that emphasized the paramount importance of proficient medical support in...

How To Build A Social Media Following & Earn Money As A Grappler?

You Do Not Need to Be a World Champion or Black Belt to Make More Money in Jiu-Jitsu. In fact being one could be a hindrance. All too often you see top competitors open a gym and forget that they are...

Fancy Moves Or Foundational Techniques? John Danaher Offers A Different Perspective

When it comes to training rolls and competition, it’s normal that you’d like to hit that fancy move… To “wow” the crowd (or even just your coach). However, even though...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has A Strict Haircut Rule In His Gym – Break It & You’ll Get Punished

Khabib Nurmagomedov is well-known for the level of discipline he has followed, throughout all the years of fighting professionally… And that he continues to follow, even as he’s retired....

Your BJJ Training Partners Will Love Experiencing The ‘Fat Man Choke’

The ‘Fat man choke’ is a blood choke that is fairly simple but very effective that you can use in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It’s called the ‘Fat man choke’ by Professor Paul...

Kettlebell Exercises Grapplers Can Do For A Complete, Full Body Workout

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

ADXC 3: Get Ready For Big Dan’s Return With His Merciless Heel Hook At The ADXC 1

With March 2nd still a couple of weeks away, the third installment of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) is not quite here yet… But the organization is working tirelessly alongside AJP...

Craig Jones vs. Rafael Lovato Jr. Match Announced For UFC Fight Pass Invitational 6

The UFC Fight Pass Invitational 6, set for March 3rd, 2024, is gearing up to be a super exciting event in the submission grappling world! Why? Well, among other things, because it’s just been...

[WATCH] Japanese MMA Fighter Attempts An Ultra-Rare Executioner Submission

Japanese fighter Rei Tsuruya recently secured his place in the UFC with a victory at the Road to UFC Season 2 Finals. But what got the world of MMA – especially the BJJ community –...

Kron Gracie Says His Father Doesn’t Understand The Current State Of Martial Arts

The legacy of the Gracie family in mixed martial arts (MMA) is unparalleled, with their name being synonymous with the sport’s inception and its early dominance. Yet, as the sport has evolved,...

Roger Gracie Reflects On BJJ Matches He Lost: “I Lost Due To Stubbornness Or Arrogance”

Roger Gracie didn’t lose a lot of matches… But the ones he did – in his opinion – he lost not due to a lack of skill. But due to his own stubbornness or arrogance. Speaking...

[WATCH] Molly McCann Pops Diana Belbita’s Arm With Nasty Armbar At UFC 85

Molly McCann just achieved a historic personal victory at UFC Vegas 85 –  as she achieved her first-ever submission win in a dramatic fashion against Diana Belbita! The fight ended with McCann...

[WATCH] That Time When UFC Heavyweights Fought Each Other At A Local BJJ Tournament

Did you know that the UFC heavyweights Roman Dolidze and Nikita Krylov grappled against each other, back in the day, at a local Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament? The match took place at the ADCC...

Meta Warns Investors About Mark Zuckerberg’s BJJ & MMA Hobbies

According to Calfkicker.com, Meta Platforms Inc. has issued a caution to its investors in the latest Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing – pointing out the potential dangers Mark...

Ensuring safety in sport: The important link between sport and security

Sporting events bring people together from all over the world, from all walks of life.   However, amidst the excitement and enthusiasm, there is one important aspect that cannot be overlooked:...

Joe Rogan Secures A New $250 Million Spotify Deal For His Podcast

Joe Rogan, the renowned UFC commentator and podcast host, has inked a fresh contract with Spotify! This deal, valued at $250 million, ensures the continued streaming of the “Joe Rogan...

Craig Jones vs. Philip Rowe Set For Pit Submission Series Match

Craig Jones is set to clash against UFC’s Philip Rowe at the Pit Submission Series! This match is scheduled for February 23rd in the city of Mexico City. The news were shared via social media....

Longtime UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer Reveals Why She Decided To Retire

Brittney Palmer, a long-time UFC octagon girl, recently revealed why she decided to retire from the job. Palmer, who first debuted at the UFC stage at UFC 125 in 2011, chose a memorable moment to...

UFC Veteran Paige VanZant Received $50K For A Custom Request – You’ll Never Guess What It Was

Former UFC fighter Paige VanZant recently shared an… Interesting request she received from a fan on her OnlyFans account. Specifically, the fan offered $50,000 for VanZant to cut off her hair...

Zoltan Bathory: “I Hired BJJ Black Belts For Band Security So I Could Train On The Road”

How dedicated are you really to training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… Especially when things like work get in the way of everyday training? Well, Zoltan Bathory – founder and rhythm guitarist of...

Should Rolling with Students be a Necessity For Every Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. The idea that a belt ranking would be assigned to a student that doesn’t roll is almost universally frowned upon. But what can be said of...

Josh Hinger: “Belt Ranks, Degrees, And Competition Wins Don’t Accurately Measure BJJ Success”

Josh Hinger is one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes today… And he has recently received yet another acknowledgement for his successes – a promotion to the rank of a 3rd degree...

No More ‘Dad Bod’: How Much Does Training in Jiu-Jitsu Affect Your Weight?

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an effective way to lose extra weight. You’re less likely to get bored with your training compared to conventional workouts like running, swimming, or lifting...