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Category Archive: BJJ News

Matt Serra: ‘Aging Fighters Are Like Aging Strippers’

When does an MMA fighter know when it’s time to hang up their gloves? When does an older BJJ practitioner knows when it’s time to not compete against the young guys anymore and instead...

World Pro: Erberth Santos Embarrassing Peegate, Fakes Injury & Taps Out

Many did not know what to expect from Erberth Santos as he made his return to competition at the 2019 world pro, just a few months after the BJJ AlL Stars Fiasco where he attacked the crowd. Erberth...

Anderson Silva Speaks About Former Coach’s Assault On An Ex-Student

Anderson Silva’s former coach recently confronted a former student of his in Curitiba: The video has been making rounds around the internet with some stunned reactions. As you can see from the...

Massive Brawl At BJJ Competition: Spectators Rush Disrespectful Competitor

Last weekend, a massive brawl happened at a ACBJJ tournament in Pyatigorsk, (Caucasus region of Russia). Spectators of the jiu-jitsu championship rushed to the mat to attack competitor Haji...

Lack Of Opportunities Main Reason For World Champ Tayane Porfirio Joining Gracie Barra From Alliance

“jiu-jitsu é a única arte marcial que tem família” (Jiu-Jitsu is the only martial art that has a family) Team switching in Jiu-Jitsu is a very controversial topic that will always provoke...

Keenan Cornelius On Future Plans After Being Asked To Leave Atos

Keenan Cornelius has been asked to leave Atos, a team he’s belonged to for 6 years. Cornelius has been widely considered one of the prodigies of the sport for quite some time now. Here are...

Incredible Opportunity: Danaher Death Squad Camp at Evolve MMA

You want to learn from the top Grappling instructor today, John Danaher together with his team which wins all the pro tournaments: here is an incredible opportunity. Evolve MMA in Singapore is...

Garry Tonon Puts On Impressive GNP Clinic at One

Garry Tonon was once again in the cage this Sunday in Japan. The event in question was ONE: A New Era. The BJJ champion Cruised on to his 4th stoppage victory in his MMA career. The American grappler...

History Was Made in Bucharest: First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For Europeans

Last weekend history was made in Bucharest, Romania as the first ever European Jiu-Jitsu Brazilian Championship reserved for European citizen only took place. It was attended by around 400 athletes...

BJJ White Belt Helps To Stop Attackers in School Mass Shooting

Rhyllary Barbosa, a BJJ white belt from Sao Paulo was one of the heroes during a recent school shooting that happened at Raul Brasil School near Sao Paulo, Brazil. According to the Police, two former...

First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For Europeans Will Establish A Proper Ranking For The Continent

In 16 years of the IBJJF European Open in Lisbon, only 2 Europeans have managed to win the gold medal in the male adult black belt division. The first, after 7 years, is Alexander Trans. He won in...

Erberth Santos Releases Statement Justifying His Actions at BJJ Stars

Erberth Santos has been at the center of controversy over the weekend thanks to his BJJ Stars match with Felipe going awry. Felipe Pena and Erberth Santos faced each other in the final match of the...

Erberth Santos ‘Does a Khabib’; Instigates Massive Brawl at BJJ Event

Erberth Santos has been involved in many incidents on and off the mats in the past, and is generally known as the bad boy of Jiu-Jitsu… The 2017 world champion is a very controversial figure and...

Mackenzie Dern Announces Pregnancy

Mackenzie Dern has been flying under the radar for the majority of last year. She last fought in May 2018 after that weight debacle. Since then Dern has spent time in the UFC performance institute...

Rayron Gracie’s Mom Issues Statement On Date Turned Attempted Murder

Vinicius Batista Serra (27) attacked Elaine Caparroz (55), the mother of Rayron Gracie and widow of the late Ryan Gracie, in her home over several hours. Caparroz was beaten for four hours in her...

IBJJF Coming To Hungary: Budapest International Gi & No Gi Open; March 9th 2019

IBJJF is proud to announce one more new event for 2019, the Budapest International Gi & No Gi Open IBJJF Championship! On March 9th at Folyondár Vasas Sport and Dance Center. After Zadar,...

Flavio Almeida On Ralph Gracie Attack: ‘If I Had Kicked The Sh*t Out Of Him, I Would Have Dragged Gracie Barra Down’

Last month at the No Gi worlds, Ralph Gracie made the news when he elbowed Gracie Barra director Flavio Almeida while speaking to him by the mat. Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under...

Gracie Barra Announces Partnership with Sporting Giant Adidas

The biggest academy franchise in BJJ has just signed a merchandising agreement with sporting giants Adidas. Gracie Barra students are required to wear Gracie Barra Gis when training at their academy....

AJ Agazarm Mocks Opponent & Loses Pro MMA Debut

BJJ No Gi world champion & ADCC silver medalist AJ Agazarm’s pro MMA debut didn’t exactly go as planned… The BJJ ace lost a split decision to fellow MMA debutant Jesse Roberts...

First Ever European BJJ Championship Reserved ONLY For European Citizens to be Held in Romania

Get ready for the first ever European BJJ Championships that is ONLY reserved for European citizens. Other European championships are mostly Opens that accept competitors from all countries. This...

30 yrs Later ‘Saved By The Bell’ TV Stars Are Training Jiu-Jitsu Together

If you are in your thirty’s and over, you may remember the cult TV show from the 90’s’Saved by the Bell’. Well, twenty years later, the show’s two star actors Mark-Paul...

Actor Jonah Hill Training BJJ Despite Being Bullied by BJJ Guys Back in High School

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son of Michael...

Renzo: ‘Gracie Barra Has Become Weak’; Shows Support For Ralph Gracie Attack On Flavio Almeida

Two weeks ago at the No Gi worlds, Ralph Gracie made the news when he elbowed Gracie Barra director Flavio Almeida while speaking to him by the mat. Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under...

Flavio Almeida Displays Missing Teeth Following Ralph Gracie Attack

Ralph Gracie was hoping to keep his incident under wraps – as per the statement he released against the advice of his attorneys. Ralph Gracie’s Attorney James Cook contacted BJJEE and...