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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

BJJ World Champion Boycotts IBJJF: ‘An Unprofessional, Greedy & Unfair Organisation’

The leading federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the IBJJF which is run by Carlos Gracie Jr. is planning some major changes for all IBJJF members. IBJJF is a private for-profit company and even...

10 time IBJJF World Champion could face Combat Sambo World Champion in the near future

10 time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine is soon set to make his second appearance in Brave Combat Federation in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The BJJ legend will be fighting yet another blackbelt in...

Gordon Ryan Wins Double Gold at IBJJF No Gi Pan & Issues Message To Haters

Gordon Ryan’s gi voyage has long been under a magnifying glass. Former EBI champ and ADCC champion has announced a gi transition almost a year ago and we have yet to see him compete. HE...

BJ Penn On Ryan Hall Match Up: ‘I Recently Learned The Berimbolo & I Don’t Even Know The 50/50 Guard’

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn is a go. The jiu jitsu aces will square off in the UFC Octagon at UFC 232. UFC 232 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that...

In Germany You Can Pay €999 To become a BJJ Blue Belt in a Six Weekend Long Course

For a beginner, the BJJ blue belt is a big deal in the martial art/sport as it’s the first coloured belt in the long journey that makes up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For long term practitioners, the blue...

10 times IBJJF champion predicts submission win at Brave 16

Bruno Malfacine has turned his attention towards professional mixed martial arts after his landmark 10th world title win at IBJJF world championships. Malfacine will have his third professional fight...

Eddie Cummings Confirms He Has Left Team Renzo Gracie to Join Unity Jiu-Jitsu

Eddie Wolverine has had a tumultuous year. After a rumored conflict with John Danaher, Wolverine has moved camps several sources say. Back in February John Danaher shared why Eddie Wolverine and Jon...

Tyron Woodley Promoted To BJJ Black Belt By Din Thomas After Submitting Darren Till

Tyron Woodley’s dramatic win over Darren Till at UFC 228 on Saturday night was made a little bit more special by the fact that he also got promoted to black belt in BJJ by UFC vet Din Thomas....

UFC Working On B.J. Penn – Ryan Hall Bout for November or December

BJ Penn isn’t quit done with MMA just yet…. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani is reporting that the UFC is working on a featherweight bout between the two world class grapplers: BJ Penn and Ryan...

EVOLVE MMA To Hold Global Tryouts For The EVOLVE Fight Team – Winners Set To Receive Monthly Salary, World-Class Training, Complimentary Housing, and Career Management –

EVOLVE MMA To Hold Global Tryouts For The EVOLVE Fight Team – Winners Set To Receive Monthly Salary, World-Class Training, Complimentary Housing, and Career Management – EVOLVE Mixed...

Vagner Rocha On “No Nutella BJJ” Movement: Have You Ever Fought Someone Really Trying To Kill You?

Nowadays it’s common to hear the buzzwords “no nutella” or “Porrada” used by Jiu-JItsu practitioners. It’s been used in Brazil for years, but has only recently...

Floyd Mayweather Gives Fight Advice to Khabib About Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been the center of attention lately with his pending fight with Conor McGregor around the corner. While Conor McGregor has been steadily working alongside Dillon Danis...

After Last Week’s Mercy Wristlock Vagner Rocha Hits The ‘Chloroform Submission’

Vagner Rocha is a bad bad man. Last weekend he took second place at Kasai Pro 3 losing to Renato Canuto. He made waves with a nasty wrist lock on Marcin Held (verbal Tap) which went viral: Gulp ,...

BJJ’s First Openly Gay World Champion Couple Get Married in Vegas

Black belt World champions Luanna Alzuguir and Ana Carolina Vieira have become Jiu-Jitsu first ever gay married couple by tying the knot this weekend in a small private civil ceremony. The event was...

2 Time Olympic Champion Kayla Harrison Wants Cris Cyborg: ‘I Ain’t Afraid Of You’

Kayla Harrison has had her long anticipated MMA debut – against Brittany Elkin at 155 lbs looking like a lean machine! And just last night she made her 2nd appearance in the cage facing off against...

Bad Guy Can’t Handle Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Cop Ruben Alvarez

In a world plagued with suspicious deaths and ineffective law enforcement methods one officer stood out with his effective application of basic jiu jitsu. The police officer in question is Ruben...

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...

BJJ Couple’s Epic Wedding Ceremony at BJJ Globetrotters Camp

BJJ Weddings are still somewhat rare even though bjj gathers the most passionate practitioners around the world. The latest to marry are life long roll-mates. Two teammates took the important step on...

Dean Lister’s Scary Looking Home Invader Has Been Identified

Photo of Lister and Glover by Jiu-Jitsu Mag Dean Lister aka Boogeyman had quite an interesting night the other day. The ADCC & UFC vet walked in on a man who was robbing his San Diego home. Dean...

Vagner Rocha Demonstrates His Nasty Wrist Lock From Kasai Pro 3

Vagner Rocha took second place at last weekend’s Kasai Pro 3 losing to Renato Canuto. He made waves with a nasty wrist lock on Marcin Held (verbal Tap) which went viral: Gulp , guess that...

Newly Retired Vitor Belfort Shows Off His New Business Venture: Belfort Fitness Lifestyle Gym

Life after an MMA career can be tough for many fighters. Going from the huge adrenaline rush of fighting in front of a huge crowd to being somebody that the new generation doesn’t always recognize,...

Purple Belt Jason Statham Training BJJ To Get in Shape For Fast and Furious spin-off

The famous Hollywood actor Jason Statham is preparing for the upcoming Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw, where he will be teaming up with the force of nature that is The Rock aka Dwayne...

Rousimar Palheres Looking As JACKED As Ever Ahead of Match with Craig Jones

The dangerous and unpredictable Rousimar Palhares will face fellow leglocker Craig Jones at KASAI Pro 3 scheduled for Saturday, August 18. Rousimar recently posted a picture from his training camp,...

Logan & Jake Paul Looking To Transition To MMA & Want To Face CM Punk

Youtube superstar brothers Logan and Jake Paul have more than 28 million subscribers on the video channel and have been all over the news with the outrageous pranks. The older brother, Jake Paul ran...