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Category Archive: BJJ News

This is How BJJ Athletes Will Cheat The Announced PED Tests at IBJJF No Gi Worlds

Yesterday news came out that the IBJJF would be contracting U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to test athletes at the upcoming No Gi world championships held in December 2019. This marks the first time...

US Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang: “Police Officers Should Be BJJ Purple Belts”

2020 USA Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang is young and hip. He recently shared the following on the social media: Presidential Candidate Andy Yang Suggests All Police Be BJJ Purple Belts:  ...

French President’s Bodyguard Calls Renzo Gracie a ‘Jerk’; Wants To Face Him in the Cage

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has been under fire by the international community following the Amazon fires. French president Emmanuel Macron was particularly critical of Brazil and Bolsonaro....

BJ Penn Addresses Recent Street Altercation & Alcohol Consumption

Last week, UFC Hall of famer and former 2 weight class champion BJ Penn was involved in yet another bar fight in Hawaii. Footage was released by TMZ sports showing BJ knocked out by a civilian. BJ...

Caught on Video: Melvin Guillard Lays Out a Civilian in a Bar

Ex-UFC fighter Melvin Guillard knocked out a man on the street in Colorado while working as a bouncer for a popular bar … The incident happened in September 2018.For the bar incident, Guillard...

Boxing: Campbell Executes a Double Leg Takedown on Vasyl Lomachenko

Luke Campbell in his boxing title fight against Vasyl Lomanchenko, scores a double leg takedown on the former sambo and wrestling practitioner. Vasyl Lomachenko is the current WBO super featherweight...

New Brazilian Ambassador Of Tourism Renzo Gracie Threatens French President Macron

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has been under fire by the international community following the Amazon fires. French president Emmanuel Macron was particularly critical of Brazil and Bolsonaro....

Penn Family Rep Issues Statement Following Street Altercation Gone Wrong

UFC Hall of famer and former 2 weight class champion BJ Penn is in trouble once. He involved in yet another bar fight in Hawaii — Last time, in June, Penn merely grappled with a guy, not...

Jocko Willink Surprises Podcast co-host Echo Charles & Promotes him to black belt in BJJ

Echo Charles is the co-host of the ultra popular Jocko podcast together with the larger than life Jocko Willink. From September of 1990 to 2010 Jocko Willink was a Navy SEAL Platoon Commander and...

BJ Penn Knocked Out in Street Altercation

UFC Hall of famer and former 2 weight class champion BJ Penn is in trouble once. He involved in yet another bar fight in Hawaii — Last time, in June, Penn merely grappled with a guy, not...

BJ Penn In Another Bar Altercation, Pummeling Man In Hawaii

UFC Hall of famer and former 2 weight class champion BJ Penn is in trouble once. He involved in yet another bar fight in Hawaii — Last time, in June, Penn merely grappled with a guy, not...

Decathlon: World’s Largest Sport Retailer Launches BJJ Products

The revolution has started. BJJ has gone mainstream. OUTSHOCK is a recent specialized sport combat brand developed by Decathlon. For those who don’t know, DECATHLON is a French company and the...

Royce Gracie’s Son Khonry Wins Second Pro MMA Bout By Armbar

Khonry Gracie, son of legendary Royce Gracie has just won his 2nd pro MMA bout by 1rst round armbar at Bellator 225. The Gracie legacy lives on. Unlike his first cousins Ryron, Rener, and Ralek...

Incredible 11 second Heel Hook Finish at BELLATOR 225

What a beautiful heel hook set up by Aviv Gozali on Eduard Muravitskiy at Bellator 225. This is officially the fastest submission in Bellator history.   View this post on Instagram   11...

Claudia Gadelha On Why Americans Have A Hard Time Flow Rolling

For grapplers, rolling in BJJ or randori in Judo is used to develop one’s techniques. The problem is that in many cases, rolling often turns out to be less constructive. That is why flow rolling is...

Flavio Almeida In Court Calls Fugitive Ralph Gracie ‘Coward & Terror*st’

The assault case by Ralph Gracie and his student, Lincoln Pereira, on Flávio “Cachorrinho” Almeida that occurred during the IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World No-Gi championship on December 15 last...

Mackenzie Dern & Husband Had An Encounter with Racist Woman At The Beach

BJJ world and ADCC Champion Mackenzie Dern and her husband, pro surfer, Wesley Santos recently became parents in June of this year to little girl Moa. After a hiatus from maternity leave, Dern is...

Keenan Cornelius On Helio & Rickson Gracie: ‘Their Level Was Probably Tough Purple Belt’

There are many stories of Rickson Gracie manhandling and submitting BJJ world champions when they came to visit him in his academy  during the 90’s. One of the names that come up are bjj greats...

Man Charged w/ stealing USD 1,3 Million To Fund Expensive BJJ Competition Habit

Aaron Baslangic, a top executive at Australian retail giant Coles, was arrested last Friday and has since been charged with multiple thefts and deceptions. It is alleged that Baslangic stole close to...

Conor McGregor Sucker Punched an Old Man in Irish Pub Over Whiskey Dispute

Footage has been released of an incident that took place a few months ago involving the UFC superstar. On April 6th 2019, in the Marble pub in Dublin, Ireland Conor McGregor was out having some...

UFC 1 Commentator Bill Wallace Uncovers Gracie Family’s Dirty Tactics During First Events

Karate Hall of Famer Bill “Superfoot” Wallace was a commentator on the first ever UFC event that was held in Denver, Colorado in 1993. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu shocked the martial world when a...

Dillon Danis Compares The Training at Unity & Marcelo Garcia Academy

Dillon Danis started training at Unity Jiu-Jitsu in NYC after he was asked to leave Marcelo Garcia Academy. He trains alongside The Miyao bros, Devonte ‘Bones’ Johnson, Murilo Santana and...

Just How Good is Joe Rogan in Jiu-Jitsu? Jean Jacques Machado Answers The Question

Joe Rogan has long been one of the most influential people in the bjj community and out of it. The 52 year old stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and businessman...

Despite 8 Herniated Discs, Rickson Gracie is Back to Rolling Again

There are many stories of Rickson Gracie manhandling and submitting BJJ world champions when they came to visit him in his academy  during the 90’s. One of the names that come up are bjj greats...