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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Abu Dhabi King of Mats travels to Tokyo for a full day of battles featuring eight of the best lightweight competitors in the world

After the tremendously successful heavyweight bracket in Moscow this past June, the Abu Dhabi King of Mats (ADKOM) is now on its way to Japan for another full day of matches. This time, the...

Cain Velasquez To Make Pro Wrestling Debut at Triplemania XXVII

Former UFC champion Cain Velasquez (36) has his mind set on another field – pro wrestling. Velasquez has signed with top Mexican lucha libre (Pro Wrestling) promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide as a...

Gegard Mousasi Accuses Bellator champ Rafael Lovato Jr. of Using PEDs

Last weekend, BJJ world champion Rafael Lovato made history. The undefeated MMA fighter (10-0 MMA) dominated and took a decision win over the dangerous veteran Gegard Mousasi in the main event of...

Watch: 3 Weeks Before his Bout With Askren ,Jorge Masvidal Faced Anthony Pettis in BJJ SuperFight

UFC fighters Anthony Pettis and Jorge Masvidal put on a show last June 15th and faced each other in a grappling match for charity (a Bullyproof Foundation). This grappling match came just 3 weeks...

Renzo Gracie Negotiates ‘Surrender’ of Brother Ralph After Flavio Almeida Assault Case

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...

Francis Ngannou Doesn’t Think That Junior Dos Santos is a Legit BJJ Black Belt

UFC Minneapolis takes place next Saturday 29th of June and the provocations of the protagonists of the main event are becoming more intense. Francis Ngannou , in a conversation with reporters,...

BJ Penn Gets Into Altercation W/ Strip Club Bouncer

UFC Hall of famer and BJJ world champion B.J. Penn ran into some trouble last Monday night, as he got into a street fight with a bouncer at a strip club in Honolulu … with the fight spilling...

With Ralph Gracie Staying Put in Brazil, Police Arrest Co-Assailant in Flavio Almeida Assault Case

Ralph Gracie thought he dodged a bullet in December when he and Lincoln Pereira assaulted Flavio Almeida in public at the Nogi worlds. The assault was widely reported.   As you can see the two...

BJJ World Champion Rafael Lovato Jr Makes History; Wins Bellator Middleweight Title

BJJ world champion Rafael Lovato did it! The undefeated MMA fighter (10-0 MMA) dominated and toook a decision win over the dangerous veteran Gegard Mousasi in the main event of Belllator London at...

BJJ Instructor Responds To Student Abuse Drama: ‘I Slapped Him But Not To Damage Him. We Are Friends’

2 days ago, a video surfaced of a BJJ instructor showing a technique on how to counter lockdown. The counter consisted of standing up which created a strong calf cruncher. The student tapped but the...

Keenan Cornelius Reveals Issues With Galvao Leading To Him Being Kicked Out Of Atos

Last April, Keenan Cornelius was 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...

Dillon Danis Puts On Jiu-Jitsu Clinic In Second MMA Fight; Wins by Armbar

BJJ world champion Dillon Danis, just had the second MMA fight of career at Bellator. He faced Max Humphrey. Danis needed less than two minutes to secure his debut by arm bar.   View this post...

Breaking: Rodolfo Vieira signs with UFC

The ADCC & five-time world champion of Brazilian JiuJitsu and undefeated in MMA, Rodolfo Vieira (29) has been signed by the UFC. The Brazilian will face Oskar Piechota at UFC Fight Night Uruguay...

Rogan: “Everybody is Juiced Up in The Submission Grappling World”

Retired two-time UFC light heavyweight challenger, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is set to face one of the best grapplers in the world, Craig Jones in a Grappling superfight. The match will happen at...

TUF Winner Antonio Carlos Jr Robbed At Gunpoint & Has Rolex Stolen

Brazil has always had a reputation as one of the most dangerous countries in the world. BJJ and MMA fighters are amongst the victims. 2 weeks ago, UFC champion Jessica Andrade attracted the attention...

SUG Books Rumble Johnson- Craig Jones Grappling Match Amid Domestic Violence Investigation

Retired two-time UFC light heavyweight challenger, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is set to face one of the best grapplers in the world, Craig Jones in a Grappling superfight. The match will...

8 yr Old Brazilian Boy Sells Candy in the Street & Collects $1,300 To Compete in the United States

To achieve the dream of participating in a BJJ competition in the United States, little eight year old Enzo Simões sold candy at Niterói traffic signs with his family for three months. After that...

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...

Rubens ‘Cobrinha’ on How Capoeira has Improved his Jiu-Jitsu

5x Jiu-Jitsu world champion and Storm Kimonos athlete Rubens Charles ‘Cobrinha’ has incorporated Capoeira into his Jiu-Jitsu years ago. According to him, it has helped to to improve his...

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...