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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Clark Gracie Has Close Encounter with Infamous Football Supporters ‘Grobari’ in Belgrade, Serbia

Clark Gracie is currently giving a seminar tour of Europe and he spent the weekend in Belgrade, Serbia where he conducted a highly successful seminar at Kimura BJJ Serbia which was attended by over...

Marcelo Garcia Anounces Plans To Return To BJJ Competition

Marcelo Garcia is another outstanding competitor. Having won 5 world jiu jitsu tournaments and 4 times the ADCC (two of the most important tournaments in jiu jitsu), there are many who consider him...

Bodycam Footage Shows ‘Wasted’ Stephan Bonnar Resisting in DUI Arrest

Last Sunday, UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with DUI and resisting arrest. Bonnar was traveling around 90 mph. Bodycam footage has emerged and shows Bonnar...

Brazil Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Receives Honorary BJJ Black Belt from Gracie Family

On October 25, during the Brazilian electoral period, Robson Gracie (9th degree coral belt and son of Carlos Gracie sr) promoted the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to the rank of BJJ black...

Rodolfo Vieira Drops His Cell Phone In The Middle Of BJJ Match with Kit Dale

Rodolfo Vieira hadn’t competed in a grappling tournament since he decided to focus on MMA after winning the 2015 ADCC Last night he made a successful return to Gi BJJ by defeating Kit Dale and...

Watch: CBD BJJ Invitational feat. Rodolfo, Frank Mir, Kit Dale, DJ Jackson Etc..

Rodolfo Vieira has long been one of the most intimidating bjj players out there. However since Vieira has been dead set on adapting for MMA and making his career the bjj field evolved some. Vieira...

PFL 9: Vinny Magalhaes’ Flying Triangle to Kimura is a Work Of Art

ADCC champion Vinny Magalhaes continues his grappling clinic in the PFL MMA organization. Magalhaes had a beautiful submission over Rakim Cleveland at PFL 9. Magalhaes set up a flying in under 80...

Khabib Gets Hero Welcome From Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov

After his convincing victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, and the brawl, Khabib Nurmagomedov met with controversial Chechen Republic leader, Ramzan Kadyrov. Kadyrov has been accused of numerous...

Khabib Threatens To Leave UFC: ‘You Can Keep My Money That You Are Withholding’

Dana White has reneged his initial claim. After reluctance to decide how UFC will proceed with Nurmagomedov he determined to let the NSAC lead with their choice. However it’s quickly becoming...

Khabib Gets Hero Welcome Back Home From Putin

After his convincing victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, and the brawl, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov met Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin, a 6th degree black...

BJ Penn Does BJJ Exhibition Match & Shows A Half Guard Pass

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn is a go. The jiu jitsu aces will square off in the UFC Octagon at UFC 232. UFC 232 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that...

‘Even His Excuses Won’t Fit’ Chechen Minister About McGregor’s Disrespectful Kadyrov Comments

Conor McGregor’s recent comments about controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, has been met with hostility from the Chechen community. McGregor stated during the press conference ahead of...

No More Bad Calls: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Now Used at BJJ Tournaments

You know the feeling. You’re at a BJJ competition. It’s a long day and you finally get your name called for your match. You are leading on points, or so you think you are… The...

‘Watch your mouth if you don’t want trouble!’ Chechen MMA fighter to McGregor on Kadyrov Comments

Conor McGregor’s recent comments about controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, has been met with hostility from the Chechen community. McGregor stated during the press conference ahead of...

Abu Dhabi King of Mats: Erberth Santos reigns in Los Angeles to secure a chance to challenge Alex Trans for the heavyweight belt

The Abu Dhabi King of Mats Heavyweight champion has now an official contender. Erberth Santos fought his way trough the toughest of competitions this Sunday, September 23, in Los Angeles. The...

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...

Coach Din Thomas On Why He Promoted Tyron Woodley To Black Belt in the Octagon

Tyron Woodley’s dramatic win over Darren Till at UFC 228 on two weeks ago was made a little bit more special by the fact that he also got promoted to black belt in BJJ by UFC vet Din Thomas....

BJJ World Champion Boycotts IBJJF: ‘An Unprofessional, Greedy & Unfair Organisation’

The leading federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the IBJJF which is run by Carlos Gracie Jr. is planning some major changes for all IBJJF members. IBJJF is a private for-profit company and even...

10 time IBJJF World Champion could face Combat Sambo World Champion in the near future

10 time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine is soon set to make his second appearance in Brave Combat Federation in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The BJJ legend will be fighting yet another blackbelt in...

Gordon Ryan Wins Double Gold at IBJJF No Gi Pan & Issues Message To Haters

Gordon Ryan’s gi voyage has long been under a magnifying glass. Former EBI champ and ADCC champion has announced a gi transition almost a year ago and we have yet to see him compete. HE...

BJ Penn On Ryan Hall Match Up: ‘I Recently Learned The Berimbolo & I Don’t Even Know The 50/50 Guard’

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn is a go. The jiu jitsu aces will square off in the UFC Octagon at UFC 232. UFC 232 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that...

In Germany You Can Pay €999 To become a BJJ Blue Belt in a Six Weekend Long Course

For a beginner, the BJJ blue belt is a big deal in the martial art/sport as it’s the first coloured belt in the long journey that makes up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For long term practitioners, the blue...

10 times IBJJF champion predicts submission win at Brave 16

Bruno Malfacine has turned his attention towards professional mixed martial arts after his landmark 10th world title win at IBJJF world championships. Malfacine will have his third professional fight...

Eddie Cummings Confirms He Has Left Team Renzo Gracie to Join Unity Jiu-Jitsu

Eddie Wolverine has had a tumultuous year. After a rumored conflict with John Danaher, Wolverine has moved camps several sources say. Back in February John Danaher shared why Eddie Wolverine and Jon...