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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Former ADCC champion accuses the organization of bribing him to lose a match

In a shocking recent revelation, Mark Robinson, a former ADCC champion & high level South African grappler, has accused officials from the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) of attempting to bribe him...

10 Years Of ADGS: Paulo Pinto Talks About A Decade Of Competing In AJP Events

A UAE-based Brazilian, Paulo Pinto has become a reference in Jiu-Jitsu over the course of his decades dedicated to the sport. Also known as Paulinho Baraúna, a nickname from his time as a competitor...

UFC’s Renato Moicano Praised By Jordan Peterson: “Unspeakably Great”

Renato Moicano secured his third consecutive UFC victory with a remarkable win over Jalin Turner at UFC 300. However, it was Turner who first landed a devastating right hook, sending Moicano crashing...

Ex-NFL Star Chad Ochocinco Challenges Max Holloway: “Let’s Spar”

During a recent episode of the Night Cap podcast with Shannon Sharpe, ex-NFL star Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson expressed his desire to challenge none other than UFC’s Max Holloway....

Rener Gracie Says Arman Tsarukyan Survived Charles Oliveira’s Guillotine Due To Loose Shorts

In the first round of their UFC 300 fight, Charles Oliveira set up a tight Guillotine Choke… But Arman Tsarukyan somehow escaped from the submission hold. Fighters with this mentality like...

Flashback: MMA Legend Minotauro Nogueira Training Sambo in Russia

Retired MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, better known as Minotauro was a few years ago in Russia, where he was conducting a PR campaign for the UFC for which he is an ambassador. In Moscow, the...

Craig Jones’ Candid Confession: ‘I Went To Tijuana Before EBI To Inject Ster**ds’

In a startling revelation, Jiu-Jitsu champion Craig Jones has openly discussed his use of steroids prior to competing in the Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) tournament. This admission sheds light on...

New Wave vs B-Team: Which Gym Reigns Supreme for Jiu-Jitsu Training?

Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts often find themselves debating the merits of different gyms, especially when considering where to train among the top contenders. In Austin, Texas, two gyms stand out due to...

Conor McGregor’s Coach Blasts Andrew Tate’s Claim That ‘BJJ is Useless in the Street’

Conor McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, joined other martial arts experts in condemning Andrew Tate’s dismissive comments about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Kavanagh expressed his frustration by...

How Much Sense Does Alex Pereira’s BJJ Black Belt Promotion Make?

UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira’s promotion to a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by Glover Teixeira certainly sparks an interesting conversation about what constitutes readiness...

ADGS Rome 2024: Professional Athletes Rise As Champions In The Land Of Gladiators

After an entire afternoon of competition at the highest level, the second and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour Rome 2024 was down for the count last Sunday, April 14th! The tournament...

UFC 300 Controversy: Was Yan Xiaonan Choked Out Unconscious?

Zhang Weili found herself bewildered during her strawweight title defense at UFC 300 – as she thought that she put Yan Xiaonan to sleep with a Rear Naked Choke. Weili had Xiaonan in a back take...

[WATCH] UFC’s Arman Tsarukyan Punches Fan During Walkout

Arman Tsarukyan’s UFC 300 walkout took an unexpected turn… When he engaged in a physical altercation with a fan in the crowd! Prior to his bout against Charles Oliveira on the main card,...

Alex Pereira Promoted To Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Alex Pereira has been promoted to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt by his coaches… Immediately after his spectacular knockout victory in the main event of UFC 300! The news were confirmed by...

The Tragic Fall of Erberth Santos: From Jiu-Jitsu World Champion to Notorious Criminal

Erberth Santos once stood at the pinnacle of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world, lauded for his phenomenal grappling skills and rapid ascension in the sport. His journey began with humble origins in...

Roger Gracie Blasts Rampant PED Use in Jiu-Jitsu Competitions: “It Creates an Inequality

Roger Gracie, seen by many as the GOAT of jiu-jitsu, has spoken out strongly against the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in the sport. Despite his prominent legacy as the son of Reila...

Judo Olympian & 5th degree BJJ Black Belt Rhadi Ferguson: “BJJ is Basically Just Judo”

Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, an Olympic competitor in Judo, a fighter in ADCC world championships, IBJJF world championships, and professional MMA, brings a unique perspective to the martial arts community....

It’s Finally Official: Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler Scheduled For UFC 303

Conor McGregor’s highly anticipated return to the octagon has been officially confirmed by the UFC… As the Irish superstar is set to face off against Michael Chandler in the five-round...

[WATCH] Deiveson Figueiredo Becomes 1st Person To Tap Out Cody Garbrandt

Deiveson Figueiredo just made a significant statement at UFC 300… By becoming the first fighter to submit former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt! Despite a slow start in the opening round,...

[WATCH] Kayla Harrison Mauls & Submits Holly Holm With RNC

Kayla Harrison just made a stunning debut in the octagon at UFC 300 – by delivering a spectacular performance against Holly Holm! From the very start of the fight, Harrison displayed her...

[WATCH] Bo Nickal Taps Out Cody Brundage With RNC At UFC 300

Bo Nickal is quickly emerging as one of the top UFC title contenders… As he’s just delivered a spectacular win at UFC 300 – by defeating Cody Brundage via Rear Naked Choke! However,...

Cuban Greco-Roman Wrestler Mijaín López Eyes 5th Olympic Gold

Mijaín López is an exceptionally talented Greco-Roman wrestler from Cuba, renowned for his dominance in the sport. He is a four-time Olympic gold medalist, securing titles in the 2008, 2012, 2016,...

The Joy of Leading a BJJ Academy: A Career Beyond the Boring Corporate Job

Written by Gile Huni., a 3rd degree BJJ black belt and head instructor at Kimura BJJ Serbia  In the bustling landscape of careers, the path of a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy owner and head coach...

Will The New UFC Gloves Put A Stop To Eye Pokes & Hand Injuries?

The UFC has introduced a significant change when it comes to their equipment – their gloves design! During an official presentation in Las Vegas on Friday, the promotion introduced new gloves...