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Category Archive: BJJ News

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...

Ryan Hall On Whether BJ Penn Should Retire After Latest Loss

Ryan Hall needed just 61 seconds to submit BJ Penn with a heel hook at UFC 232 last night. Penn (40), a former lightweight and welterweight champion was a big reason for the UFC’s rise in the...

Kurt Osiander Reacts To His Former Master Ralph Gracie’s Legal Troubles

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...

Flavio Almeida Suffers Brain Damage Mixes Portuguese & English 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...

Gracie Barra Puts Restraining Order on Ralph Gracie For Flavio Almeida Altercation

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...

IBJJF Releases Statement on Ralph Gracie’s Assault Of Flavio Almeida at No Gi Worlds

Over the weekend rumors started circling Ralph Gracie was in a vicious altercation at Nogi worlds with Gracie Barra leader Flavio Almeida. But what exactly happened? Here’s how Dan Lukehart...

Exclusive: Ralph Gracie’s Attorney Releases Statement Following Attack on Flavio Almeida

Over the weekend rumors started circling Ralph Gracie was in a vicious altercation at Nogi worlds with Gracie Barra leader Flavio Almeida. But what exactly happened? Here’s how Dan Lukehart...

Caught On Camera: Ralph Gracie Assaulting Flavio Almeida at No Gi Worlds

Over the weekend rumors started circling Ralph Gracie was in a vicious altercation at Nogi worlds. Card That’s not crazy, that’s Gracie way. Lot of people never even noticed that Gracie...

Cyborg Justifies His Slapping DQ Against Gordon Ryan: ‘I Was Teaching This Kid Respect’

Roberto Cyborg Abreu isn’t having the easiest time after getting a silver medal at Nogi Worlds. The seasoned ace has been mocked relentlessly online. But did he deserve it? To rewind it started...