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Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

Teen Wrestling Champ Body Slams Suspect, Stops Kidnapping of Children

A 16-year-old wrestling champion stopped a kidnapping and assault near Las Cruces, New Mexico, when he body slammed and pinned a 22 year old man to the ground until deputiespolice arrived. Canaan...

Police Release Jon Jones DWI Arrest Video

Jon Jones UFC light heavyweight champion was arrested on Thursday morning this week on multiple charges including DWI, negligent use of a firearm, possession of an open container and having no proof...

4th Degree BJJ Black Belt is Giving Away Free Drilling & Conditioning DVDs For The BJJ Community

Want a free Guard Passes Drill and Conditioning DVD? Renato Migliaccio is a 4th-degree black belt under the late Ryan Gracie, Founder of Sampa Jiu-Jitsu, and founder of the International BJJ...

Mikey & Tammi Musumeci Have Left Caio Terra Association

2020 is just getting crazier and crazier. 3x Black Belt world champion Mikey Musumeci has just anounced that himself and his sister Tammi have decided to part ways with Caio Terra in his CTA...

MMA Legend Calls Steven Seagal An Embarrassment To True Martial Artists

    “It’s sad how some people can’t accept that their time the spotlight has come to an end. I watch Brazilian jiu jitsu today and am amazed that some of the basic moves are new to...

Doctor & BJJ Purple Belt Paints Bleak Picture on How Coronavirus Will Severely Affect BJJ Academies Worldwide

Covid 19 is affecting the worlwide BJJ community in a major way. Jiu-Jitsu is possibly the closest contact sport there is, and this is possibly the worst environment when it comes to spreading any...

Master BJJ World Champion Nick ‘The Tooth’ Gullo Infected with Coronavirus

Nick “The Tooth” Gullo — 2019 Master black belt world champion has anounced that he has been infected by the novel coronavirus Covid 19. Gullo anounced 4 days ago on his IG that he had it. He...

Robert Drysdale on Why He Won’t Fight in MMA or Compete in BJJ Anymore

Robert Drysdale is an American-Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and professional mixed martial artist currently signed with the Legacy Fighting Championship & is the current Light Heavyweight...

Rickson Gracie Black Belt Henry Akins Joins SBG BJJ Association

Henry Akins, the third American to receive a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt from legendary fighter Rickson Gracie has just anounced that he has joined  Straight Blast Gym International, a BJJ...

Upcoming Documentary To Uncover The Real & Unbiased History of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Do you remember your first steps? One day – be it just a month ago, a couple of decades ago or something in between – you found out about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. You saw it on Youtube, your blue...

Video: 16-yr-old Andy Ruiz Drops Former UFC Champ Andrei Arlovski in Sparring

The former WBA heavyweight boxing world champion Andy Ruiz has been on the low for the last few months since losing to Anthony Joshua late last year. Ruiz put himself back in the headlines when he...

The Russian Grappler Paralyzed After Neck Injury is Doing Much Better

The tragic situation occurred during the Grappling Open World Cup , where a grappler from Dagenstan, Russia fell on his head during while attempting a flying armbar.  Paizutdin Aliyev fell on his...

UFC Research – Takedowns Not As Important to Wins as Traditionally Thought

In brazilian jiu jitsu having a well rounded game has long been a big point of interest. The major point of contention in many academies where most rolls start from the knees are takedowns. However...

Royce Gracie Compares Jiu-Jitsu’s Evolution To That Of Taekwondo

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing all around the world. Sport style Jiu-Jitsu is flourishing while the traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for self defense is instructed by a few dedicated instructors. Parts...

Paulo Costa: ‘Logan Paul ‘surprised me’ in sparring, he’s ‘very skilled in wrestling’

Youtube star Logan Paul was recently on the mats  with UFC fighter Paulo Costa at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas. Logan Paul who has more than 20 million subscribers on Youtube and is a...

Eddie Bravo Talks about Jiu-Jitsu Training Session with Conor McGregor

  Eddie Bravo talks about about Conor McGregor’s ground game and grappling is his willingness to learn and evolve.   “It’s a good sign, and I saw it first hand, he has the...

Youtube Celebrity Logan Paul Actually Held His Own Wrestling Paulo Costa

Youtube star Logan Paul was recently on the mats  with UFC fighter Paulo Costa at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas. Logan Paul who has more than 20 million subscribers on Youtube and is a...

BJJ Globetrotters Founder Christian Graugart Adresses IBJJF Ban & Future Plans

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Globetrotters offer a de-centralized alternative to the traditional affiliation system of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. They have a fundamental emphasis on promoting a non-political...

Caught in a Deep Arm Triangle… Just Heel Hook Them Of Course

Masakazu IMANARI!!! The Japanese legend amazes in his first match at CJJW. That escape though… You’ve never seen a rolling escape to heel hook from an arm triangle. Masakazu Imanari has...

Josh Barnett: ‘I Was Awarded a BJJ Black Belt & I had NEVER Trained BJJ’

Former UFC heavyweight and Metamoris heavyweight champion Josh Barnett explains on his Facebook page the backstory to how he was awarded a BJJ black belt without ever having worn a Gi or trained any...

Introducing the New Grappling Art: ‘Gi Luta Livre’

  Luta Livre seems to be the forgotten son of the grappling arts. Its “big brother” rival Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has had the tremendous success that we all know, and has changed the martial...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Shares Thoughts On What BJJ’s Biggest Problem is

The lightweight division of the UFC is all about the grappling lately. Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov are prepping for a sharp face off. Ferguson may be a bjj black belt under Eddie Bravo but...

NEWS ALERT: UAEJJF Postpones All Jiu-Jitsu Events Over Coronavirus Fears

The UAEJJF has just released the following statement announcing the postponement of all their upcoming  BJJ events until further notice: To support international efforts to limit the spread of...

Seniors WBJJA European Open Cup Gi & No Gi To Be Held in Bucharest, Romania

Get ready for the 2020 SENIORS WBJJA EUROPEAN OPEN CUP Gi and No Gi which will held in beautiful Bucharest, Romania. The tournament is organized by the WBJJA (World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association)...