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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Mikey Musumeci To Represent Cobrinha BJJ Team

Mikey Musumeci has just announced that he will represent a new team… The Cobrinha BJJ one – as he will be under professor Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles! Musumeci shared the news...

John Danaher Explains the Difference Between Gordon Ryan & Nicholas Meregali

“Nicholas Meregali’s style is like that of a musician, with an artistic flourish,” said John Danaher, the legendary BJJ coach, contrasting it with Gordon Ryan’s more methodical...

The Best BJJ Commercial Ever Made: A Creative Take by the Italian Jiu-Jitsu Union

In a charming and humorous new commercial, the Italian Jiu-Jitsu Union showcases the passion and enthusiasm for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu  across all ages. This advertisement captures a lively discussion...

Nicholas Meregali Says He Likes To Make His Opponents “Suffer”

When you train and compete, what’s your approach like towards your training partners and opponents? Do you want to get the win and get it over with… Or do you take special pride and...

Navy SEAL Claps Back at Sean Strickland’s Comments: “Our Training Will Just End Your Career”

Sean Strickland, notorious for his unfiltered opinions, recently stirred the pot with his views on the toughness of Navy SEALs… Sparking a somewhat angry rebuttal from a member of the elite...

Dana White Reacts To Crowd Brawl At UFC Mexico City: “It Kept Going Forever”

A chaotic brawl erupted among spectators at UFC Mexico City… And even Dana White couldn’t believe what was happening. The incident, which unfolded during the UFC’s latest match in...

Marc Goddard Shares What He Told Brian Ortega – After Holding On The Submission For Too Long At UFC Mexico

Brian Ortega, a former two-time contender for the UFC featherweight title, faced off against ex-UFC interim champion Yair Rodriguez at an exciting co-main event at UFC Fight Night: Mexico. The fight...

BJJ Black Belt Wins By TKO vs Judo Black Belt in MMA event In The Gi

At the XTB KSW Epic event held on February 24th, 2024, KSW presented a captivating matchup that harkened back to the early days of MMA. This bout featured a showdown between a Judo black belt and a...

Bernardo Faria’s Advice on What White Belts Should Focus on In The First 12 Months In Jiu-Jitsu

Embarking on the journey of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  as a white belt is a transformative experience marked by challenges, triumphs, and an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Bernardo Faria, a very...

Craig Jones Names His 5 Best Grapplers of All Time

Craig Jones, a prominent figure in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), is widely recognized not just for his exceptional grappling prowess but also for his role as the primary humorist and prankster in the...

Rafael Lovato Jr Explains How He Stays Healthy for Jiu-Jitsu at Age 40

Rafael Lovato Jr, renowned in the MMA and BJJ community for his accomplishments and longevity in Jiu-Jitsu, shares valuable insights into his approach to staying healthy and fit as he reaches the...

Do BJJ Black Belts Mean Less Today Than Before?

In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the black belt has long been a symbol of expertise, dedication, and skill. However, as BJJ continues to grow in popularity, the meaning and value of earning a...

ADXC 3: Lucas Protásio & Pedro Maia Shake Up The Preliminary Card With A Jiu-Jitsu Bout

The countdown for the third edition of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) has officially begun! Scheduled to take place a little over two weeks from now, on March 2nd, the event will land in...

Vagner Rocha Explains Why He’s On TRT, & What Benefits He Sees in Jiu-Jitsu

Vagner Rocha is 41 years old, but he continues to train and compete at the highest level of professional grappling. For instance, his latest appearance at a major tournament was at ADCC 2022 –...

Mackenzie Dern Says It’d “Make No Difference” If She Were A 10x BJJ World Champion

UFC star Mackenzie Dern has achieved remarkable success throughout her career, capturing titles at almost every major BJJ tournament and competing at the highest levels in the UFC. Despite her...

Vagner Rocha Explains His Approach To Rolling with Heavier & Aggressive Training Partners

In a recent episode of the Mayn Idea Podcast, 2 x ADCC bronze medalist and UFC vet, Vagner Rocha, a renowned Jiu-Jitsu black belt, shared valuable insights on how to spar with larger teammates. His...

[WATCH] Craig Jones Hits Spectacular Flying Triangle Choke Against UFC’s Phil Rowe

Craig Jones secured a spectacular victory against UFC welterweight Phil Rowe, in a submission grappling match that lasted just over a minute… With a Flying Triangle Choke! Jones had previously...

[WATCH] Brian Ortega Hits Spectacular Arm Triangle Choke Comeback At UFC Mexico City

Brian Ortega overcame adversity to secure a stunning victory against Yair Rodriguez – in the co-main event of UFC Mexico City! Ortega, who faced a significant setback in their first encounter...

Female Karate Black Belt Getting Exposed By Untrained Man is a Huge Wake Up Call

An organized fight depicted in a recent video has sparked discussion within the martial arts community. The video showed a female karate black belt competing against an untrained man in a match....

MMA Fighters That Refused To Use Their Martial Arts Background

In the realm of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), athletes usually build their careers on a foundational martial art, refining this skill over years of dedication. However, the UFC has seen a surprising...

Why are Non-Brazilians So Obssessed with Leg Locks in Jiu-Jitsu?

In recent years a new school of Jiu-Jitsu players have started to perfect the leg lock game (Garry Tonon, Gordon Ryan,or Craig Jones in No Gi, and Victor Hugo in the Gi) but they are still not...

ADXC 3: Zayed Akatheeri Vs Oziel Santos And A Brazil Vs Kazakhstan Duel Brings The Heat To The Prelims

With the next edition of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) getting closer, the organization just can’t seem to stop bringing new and exciting fights to the card that will shake up its...

Dana White Reveals Joe Rogan Worked For Free At The Start Of UFC Career

In the early days of the UFC’s new era, following its acquisition by Dana White and the Fertitta brothers for $2 million, the organization faced the colossal task of overhauling a struggling...

Sean Strickland’s Been Caught Grappling On The Mountain Yet Again

Sean Strickland, the ex-UFC middleweight champion, has been showcasing his grappling skills on the snowy slopes yet again. During a recent outing on the ski slopes, Strickland engaged in an impromptu...