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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Nick Rodriguez: “No Matter Who You Are, I Will Choke You Out”

Nick Rodriguez will take on Elder Cruz on January 21, in an upcoming Who’s Number One (WNO) match. Both athletes are quite similar in their style; explosive and agile in movement, highly versed...

Ze Mario Sperry Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues its practice of adding people to its Hall Of Fame every Monday… And the latest inductee is the legendary Ze Mario Sperry! They’ve shared the news on their Instagram...

UFC Vegas 46: Did Rogerio Bontorin “Fake-Tap” vs. Brandon Royval?

There are good ways and bad ways to get out of a submission. Generally speaking, the good way is whatever you can do to get out of it without getting seriously injured; and the bad way is whatever...

A Michael Jackson Impersonator Gets in Altercation & Puts Guy in a Bulldog Choke

It’s not easy being a Michael Jackson impersonator in Las Vegas especially when you have hecklers who want to fight you. This is what happened recently when a dude tried to square up with a...

LFA 121: Michael Cyr Wins via Brutal Rear Naked Choke

LFA 121 took place last Friday, on January 14. Streamed over UFC Fight Pass, it featured immensely entertaining fights – one of them being a bout between Michael Cry and Aldan Coria. Cyr...

F2W 191 Full Results: Gianni Grippo Loses to Mauricio Gomez

F2W 191 (Fight To Win) took place on January 14 and displayed a number of high-paced matches. The main event featured a bout between Gianni Grippo – the 2021 IBJJF World Champion (no-gi)...

Andrew Wiltse: “The IBJJF Time Requirements Should Be Abolished”

If there are just two things that can be said with absolute certainty about Andrew Wiltse, it’s that he’ll always bring on exciting, fast-paced matches – and that he isn’t...

Man Gets Handcuffed & Decides to Run – Gets Caught by a BJJ Blue Belt

Selling fake merchandise is generally a bad idea… But it’s an even worse idea when you get handcuffed and then decide to flee from the police; only to get caught by a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Paddy Pimblett Taps To Electric Chair & Injures His Hip Flexor

Anyone who has been caught in the Lockdown can attest to how frustrating it is to get out, let alone to pass the guard. If you try forcing your leg out, you can end up hurting your knee, or if you...

WNO: Mikey Musumeci vs. Estevan Martinez Title Match Announced

Mikey Musumeci, the current Who’s Number One (ONE) bantamweight champion, has just been scheduled a short-notice bout against Estevan Martinez! Stepping in for Jon Calestine, Musumeci will be...

Tecia Torres vs. Mackenzie Dern Announced for UFC 273

Mackenzie Dern has got herself a fight! She will take on Tecia Torres on April 9 (Saturday), at UFC 273. Torres, who is also in the top 10 strawweight contenders, shared the news on her social media:...

F2W 191: Full Card Lineup Revealed

F2W 191 is taking place tomorrow, January 14, and it’s going to be full of promising matches! The Fight To Win promotion revealed the full card lineup for this event on their Instagram page,...

Gordon Ryan Reveals How Much Money He Would Have Made Competing More In 2021

Gordon Ryan managed to compete for a total of only three times in 2021. He submitted Roberto Jimenez and Vagner Rocha at Who’s Number One (WNO); but then had to stay on the sidelines for much...

GrappleFest 11: Daisy Fresh vs. Europe Main & Prelims Cards Announced

GrappleFest 11 full card lineup has just been announced! The event will take place on February 26, 2022 – and will feature a two-team no-gi grappling tournament between the USA’s Daisy...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Reveals Plans for Boxing Debut

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza – the legendary MMA fighter and BJJ champion – has retired from MMA in May last year, when he was released from the UFC after losing against Andre Muniz...

Rafael Mendes, Youngest ADCC Champion Ever, Gets Inducted to ADCC Hall Of Fame

Rafael Mendes, a 2009 and 2011 ADCC champion – as well as the youngest champion in ADCC history – has officially been inducted into the ADCC Hall of Fame! The announcement came via...

Throwback: Khabib Destroys Opponent at World Combat Sambo Championships

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from mixed martial arts back in the fall of 2020. Winning his last fight against Justin Gaethje, he retained the UFC lightweight title and earned the 29-0 record in...

Rickson Gracie On Why He Never Strikes with a Closed Fist in a Street Altercation

Should you punch or slap in a street fight? The legendary Rickson Gracie says that you shouldn’t punch in the street because you can break your hand. You should instead use a palm strike or slap,...

Grapple in the Temple BJJ 3 Day Extravaganza: Seminars, Competition and Beach BBQ

Thailand just announced that ; from Jan 11, 2022, international travelers from any country around the world, regardless of their vaccination status under their Alternative State Quarantine scheme....

Rener Gracie Shows How to Defend the Shoelace Strangle from Behind

Last weekend, Police arrested a Charlotte-area man who tryed to strangle a woman with a shoelace at a bus stop at Miami International Airport. In the graphic video, the man stands near the woman and...

Gui Mendes: “People Are BJJ World Champions And Are Not Doing Well (Financially)”

Guilherme (Gui) Mendes is a 4x IBJJF world champion who, back in 2012 and alongside his brother Rafael, opened up the “Art of Jiu Jitsu” academy. Through the years, the academy has...

ADCC 2022: Kaynan Duarte, Josh Hinger & Others Receive Invites

ADCC 2022 is going to be one of the biggest (if not the biggest) events in the history of grappling. Set for September 17 and 18, 2022, in Las Vegas (Nevada), the tournament is already inviting...

Chael Sonnen: “Khabib Was Telling The Truth – I Saw Him Let Go Of Justin’s Arm”

Do you remember the legendary UFC 254 fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje? Khabib won the match via Triangle Choke; however, he later admitted that he had an Armbar in the making,...

Bellator MMA Signs Elite Wrestler & Grappler Pat Downey

Pat Downey, an elite (and quite controversial) wrestler & grappler has signed a contract with Bellator MMA! He’ll fight in the 185lbs division, which was confirmed after an initial report...