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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Relson Gracie Talks About a Nightclub Altercation He Had In Hawaii at Age 68

Relson Gracie is a Jiu-Jitsu legend. A few months ago, the red belt was involved in a fight in Hawaii; where he (68 years old!) faced a man that was around 40 years old. The fight ensued in a...

Instant Karma: 15yr old Kid Submits Purple Belt Who Taunted Him

Nowadays, you can see many antics during grappling matches. Most of these happen when an overconfident competitor taunts his opponent with a passive posture. Of course, it’s a trap and in the...

Nicky Ryan Releases Statement After Knee Injury: “It’ll Definitely Require Surgery”

Nicky Ryan is a beast. At “The Road to ADCC“, which took place on July 17, he displayed a dominant game of wrestling and BJJ to gain a win against Dante Leon. However, what makes his...

Fight To Win 178 Line-Up: The Return of Xande Ribeiro

The Fight To Win 178 tournament will take place today, July 24. What makes the card ever-more exciting is the return of Xande Ribeiro to the competition scene, as he will have a match against Fellipe...

Security Guard Uses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Subdue Confrontational Man

Knowing even just a little bit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can take you a long way in dealing with threatening situations. While it’s good to mix BJJ with other (striking) martial arts if you want...

Breaking News: 2021 IBJJF Gi World Championships Confirmed

Yes, you’ve heard it right! The IBJJF 2021 Gi World Championships is now official! After a lengthy pause from almost any sort of Jiu-Jitsu competitions in 2020, that was brought by the COVID-19...

Anderson Silva vs. Logan Paul Boxing Match: Paul Called as Favorite

Even though it seemed as just one of the many other similar speculations, it looks like that the boxing match between Anderson Silva and Logan Paul will actually happen. Jeff Levin (Paul’s...

Who’s Number One (WNO): 155-Pound Bracket Completed

Image Credit: WNO/FloGrappling The Who’s Number One (WNO) tournament will take place in late September this year. Just recently, the championship announced the full 155-pound division...

Relson Gracie Criticizes Kron’s Striking in the UFC: “You Don’t Need To Do Boxing”

Kron Gracie is currently the only representative of the Gracie family in the UFC. He had his first match in 2019, winning against Alex Cacares with a Rear Naked Choke. In the same year, however, Cub...

Georges St-Pierre Doesn’t Mind His Statue That Looks Like Barack Obama

In early June this year, the former two-division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre was honored with a statue of himself. This was done in his hometown of St-Isidore, Quebec, Canada, at the “Place...

Felipe Pena Talks About Moving to MMA & Match vs. Nicholas Meregali

On August 1st, Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali will face each other in the BJJBET 2 tournament. In a conversation with TATAME, Pena talked about their first match in 2018 and what he expects to see...

Inspiring: Kris Moutinho Wins $75k UFC Bonus & Coaches BJJ Class Next Morning

Some people are built differently from others. They posses formidable discipline, an admirable work ethic, and the drive to be one of the best in their chosen fields of work. One of them is Kris...

“Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds: The Middleweights” Announced

Combat Jiu-Jitsu (CJJ) is up on the forefront again! “CJJ Worlds: The Middleweights” 16-man tournament will take place on October 3, in Mexico – and a number of exciting names for...

Mikey Musumeci Explains His Beef With Geo Martinez: “I Overreacted”

Mikey Musumeci won the match against Geo Martinez (via points, 6:0) at “The Road to ADCC” event on July 17. Many were taken by surprise by Mikey’s post-match interview, however, as...

Paulo Miyao on New Role as a BJJ Academy Instructor: ‘I Started To Enjoy Teaching’

“The medals don’t mean anything and the glory doesn’t last. It’s all about your happiness.” Jackie Joyner Kersee, 2-time Olympic Gold medalist in track & field Carlos Gracie Jr famously...

BJJBET 2: Competitors & Exciting Matchups Announced

On August 1st, the BJJBet 2: Who’s Next” event will take place. The organization announced the athletes of the event, among them being the feared Leg Lock specialist Rousimar “Toquinho”...

CBJJE Brazilian Nationals: Gracie Barra Black Belt Wins Four Gold Medals

The CBJJE – one of the most traditional tournaments in Brazil – took place last weekend. The tournament displayed numerous highly technical matches, as well as the Gracie Barra...

Rodolfo Vieira Emotional After UFC Vegas 31 Win: “I Dedicate My Victory To My Son and My Grandma”

Rodolfo Vieira managed to bounce back from his first professional MMA loss, at UFC Vegas 31 – by winning via Rear Naked Choke against Dustin Stoltzfus. During the post-fight press conference,...

Submission Underground (SUG) 25: Results and Overview

Image Credit: SUG 25/@smithhammerphotography The Submission Underground (SUG) 25 promotion was one of the most exciting ones thus far. Pedro Marinho won his match in the main event against Andy...

“The Road to ADCC”: Exciting Results and Highlights!

“The Road to ADCC” event took place on July 17 and featured phenomenal matches! In themain event, Kanyan Duarte got his win against Matheus Diniz via Heel Hook. In the co-main event,...

RNC Finish: Rodolfo Vieira Submits Dustin Stoltzfus (UFC Vegas 31)

Rodolfo Vieira managed to put himself back on the winning streak in his fight against Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Vegas 31 – winning via Rear Naked Choke!   THE COURSE OF VIEIRA VS. STOLTZFUS...

Mikey Musumeci: “Geo Martinez is such a low class person! Horrible!”

Mikey Musumeci won the match against Geo Martinez at The Road to ADCC via points (6:0). However, the match result itself was put in a backseat as Mikey went on to speak of Geo as: “… a...

CBJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship To Take Place After Two Years of Waiting

After a two years pause, the CBJJ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship is going to take place again. It is scheduled for September 25 until October 3, and will be staged at Rio de Janeiro (in the...

Fight 2 Win (F2W) 177: Full Card Preview And What to Expect

Fight 2 Win (F2W) is taking place tonight with a greatly packed, immensely exciting card! Here’s who’s competing and what you can expect from the matches.   MAIN F2W EVENT: RAFAEL...