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Category Archive: BJJ News

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Black Belt Finals Results

Ricardo Evangelista [Brazil] beat Nei Nascimento Jr. [Brazil] on points in the Master1 black belt 110kg finals  Joao Miyao [Brazil] beat Hiago George [Brazil] in the Adult black belt 62kg finals...

Rory MacDonald Secures Major Sponsorship from DASH Cryptocurrency Worth $350K

MMA fighter Rory MacDonald has secured a lucrative Dash Cryptocurrency sponsorship for his upcoming Bellator 192 fight with Douglas Lima. Dash is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency. On top of...

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam: Friday of great matches set the black belt finals in Abu Dhabi

Day 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour, this Friday, January 12, in Abu Dhabi, more than delivered the thrills the crowd on the stands of the Mubadala Arena was expecting to feel. Some of the...

Japan’s BJJ Pioneer Yuki Nakai Trains Japanese National Judo Team

Yuki Nakai is the first Japanese born BJJ black belt and he has a Kosen Judo background. As a Judo black belt, Nakai competed at the Nanatei kosen judo championship, leading his university to the...

Red Belts Documentary Trailer Finally Released & It’s Spectacular

After years of wait, BJJ Hacks has finally released a preview of the documentary “Red Belts: Grand Masters of Jiu-Jitsu”, the production of which was generously funded via the support of...

Goatee-less Chuck Liddell Back On The Mat Training BJJ with Gabriel Arges

UFC legend Chuck Liddell took to Instagram to show that he is back in the gym and working on his Jiu-Jitsu with BJJ champion Gabriel Arges of the famed Gracie Barra Northridge Academy, home of Romulo...

BJJ Federation Bans Purple Belts From Teaching

The Jiu-Jitsu Federation of Rio de Janeiro has just issued a statement that will surely ruffle some feathers in the worldwide BJJ community. It is a reminder of one of their federation rules which...

Shoyoroll Gis Will Be Sold at 2018 IBJJF Europeans in Portugal

One of the most iconic brands in BJJ: Shoyoroll has made a major announcement: it will be present at the upcoming 2018 IBJJF European championship which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from January...

Rener Gracie Accuses Academy Owner Of Owing Him 10,000$

Rener Gracie of the famous Gracie Academy and Gracie University, has just released a statement and video where he accuses the owner of an academy in Canada of not paying him the agreed 10,000$ for 4...

Ralek Gracie’s Latest Project: Drama Series About Jiu-Jitsu

Ralek Gracie is one of the most polarizing figures in bjj. While there might be a lot of more controversial figures his constant flip flopping and the inability to make payments towards athletes who...

New Female MMA Fighter Steps In To Duel Male Internet Troll

Any time a video of a very technical girl is seen online there’s quickly a troll emerging tearing it down. The internet has spawned many amateurs that are mostly spectators and judge by what...

Breaking: Rickson Gracie Statement on His Support of Convicted Child Molester

A few days ago, BJJEE.com was the first media to run the story about David W. Arnebeck, an owner of 3 martial arts schools who was sentenced for molesting a 15 year old back in 2013. After his...

Vagner Rocha Slams IBJJF: ‘Don’t Water Down Jiu-Jitsu’

Vagner Rocha, a BJJ black belt under Pablo Popovitch and a UFC vet, recently competed in the IBJJF world No Gi championship. Rocha already has a tremendous competition pedigree, being EBI champion...

Caio Terra Hints At Retirement

10x IBJJF Black Belt World Champion, Caio Terra is a legend of our sport. The Multiple world champion was promoted to black belt by Reyson Gracie and Paulo Strauch after just 3 years of training and...

Gracie Black Belt Calls Rickson a Fraud For Supporting Convicted Child Molester

A few days ago, BJJEE.com was the first media to run the story about David W. Arnebeck, an owner of 3 martial arts schools who was sentenced for molesting a 15 year old back in 2013. After his...

Instructor Guilty of Sexual Misconduct with Minor Trains with Rickson Gracie

in 2013, David W. Arnebeck, an owner of 3 martial arts schools was sentenced for fondling a 15 year old. After his sentencing, Arnebeck continued instructing martial arts to minors. In 1996,...

Tanquinho Makes Twice As Much Money in Pro BJJ Event Than He Does in UFC

Berkut Jiu Jitsu had it’s 9th event last weekend. The entire thing was streamed for free on youtube to the delight of every grappler online. There Felipe Pena and UFC’s bjj champ Augusto...

Superman On His Way To Work After Training Jiu-Jitsu w/ Roger Gracie

Henry Cavill was first spotted doing bjj in May 2016. A Brit residing in London, opted to take his classes at Roger Gracie academy in London at the time. Turns out that a little over a year later,...

(Video) Gordon Ryan Submits Ralek Gracie at Metamoris

As expected the 2017 ADCC champion Gordon Ryan had no difficulty in finishing the controversial Ralek Gracie at Metamoris challenge. As a reminder Gordon Ryan – ADCC gold medalist in the 88kg...

Francis Ngannou Breaks World Record for Punching Power

  UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou will face Alistair Overeem at UFC 218. The winner has a big chance to challenge Stipe Miocic for the title. The Cameroonian-French heavyweight now holds the...

Rener Gracie Invents Revolutionary Sweatshirt/Back Pack

Rener Gracie, love him or hate him, you can’t deny that he’s a brilliant businessman. Rener and his brother, Ryron Gracie created Gracie University, an online Jiu-Jitsu learning center, and...

TV Star Mario Lopez Training BJJ Before Thanksgiving Dinner

Saved By The Bell actor Mario Lopez has been considered a fitness phenom for a number of years. He is known for taking chances – he’s done tv movies, exercise videos but also reality shows. Some...

Josh Hinger Calls McGregor’s BJJ Gym a McDojo For Giving Out Invented Belts

The outspoken 2017 No Gi world champion Josh Hinger has recentlty criticised the belt system used a SBG academy in Ireland, which happens to be Conor McGregor’s BJJ gym. He called it a MCdojo....

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...