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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Travis Stevens:’If You Did Judo with Me, We Probably Wouldn’t be Friends. If We Did BJJ, We Would Be.’

Judo and BJJ: Similar Jacket, different rules and mentality. Judo training will vastly improve your Jiu-Jitsu and vice versa. However, both sports have their own set of rules and have different goals...

Fight To Win 185: Fellipe Andrew Faces Yuri Simoes

The match-ups for the Fight To Win 185 event, which will take place on September 24 in Seattle (Washington), are going to put on quite a show. One of them has been announced to be between Fellipe...

Nicky Rod Says They ‘Cut The Poison Out’ When Creating B-Team, Wants to Compete Against Gordon Ryan

After John Danaher announced that the notorious Danaher Death Squad (DDS) – comprised out of athletes such as Gordon Ryan, Garry Tonon, Craig Jones, Nick Rodriguez, Nicky Ryan – was breaking up,...

Buchecha: “A Real Fighter Needs to Fight Gi, No-Gi & Test Himself in MMA”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida’s long-awaited mixed martial arts debut is just around the corner. He will step into the octagon for the first time on September 24 at the “ONE: Revolution” event,...

Nightclub Bouncer Shares Story & Details of Dillon Danis Arrest

Dillon Danis was allegedly involved in drunken misbehavior at a nightclub a few nights ago. Then, after being denied entry, Danis became aggressive with the bar staff, after which he was arrested....

ADCC 2022: Is Ryan Hall Making a Return?

Ryan Hall is working hard towards claiming back his winning streak in MMA, since he’s lost his last UFC match to Ilia Topuria. However, there might be huge news in the making for the Brazilian...

Watch: Dillon Danis Caught in Rear Naked Choke Before Getting Arrested

Dillon Danis is one of the most polarizing figures in grappling and mixed martial arts. A black belt under Marcelo Garcia and Bellator athlete, Danis hasn’t been featured in the news lately for his...

Purple Belt World Champion Returns To Training 2 Years After Suffering Stroke

It’s always tragic when a serious injury or health issue occurs to someone from the BJJ community… And it’s even more tragic when it happens to someone who is young. Ronaldo Silva,...

Ethan Crelinsten Undergoes Successful ACL & Meniscus Surgery

Ethan Crelinsten – a BJJ black belt under John Danaher and a member of the newly founded B-Team – has undergone an ACL surgery in order to fix a problem that’s been hindering him...

Female BJJ Fighter Defeated a Male Muay Thai Fighter in Underground MMA Bout

This is just how powerful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA truly are. In this match back in the early 200’s from the legendary Vale Tudo organization Rio Heroes we see a Man vs. Woman in a challenge...

Sandbagging Anyone? Grappling Industries to Crack Down on Sandbaggers at their Competitions

Sandbagging is a term used in martial arts to denote a practitioner who competes at a skill-bracket deemed less rigorous than their actual level of competitive ability. The term is adopted similarly...

Dillon Danis Issue Statement Following Arrest in front of New Jersey Bar

Dillon Danis is one of the most polarizing figures in grappling and mixed martial arts. A black belt under Marcelo Garcia and Bellator athlete, Danis hasn’t been featured in the news lately for...

Who’s Number One (WNO): Pedro Marinho Out, Replaced by Jacob “The Hillbilly Hammer” Couch

Yet another blow was delivered to the WNO Championships 185-pound division, just days before the tournament. Pedro Marinho – who was a replacement for an injured Andrew Wiltse – is out of...

Fedor Emelianenko: “Ring Girls Should Dress More Decently”

Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko is the most recent fighter in the series of MMA faces who touched upon the topic of ring girls. The talk started back in August, when Khabib...

Neiman Gracie Inspired By Cro Cop: “If We Keep Fight Standing, Hospital; If We Go To Ground, Cemetery”

Neiman Gracie, a part of the fourth generation of the famous BJJ family, featured in the co-main event at Bellator 266 last Saturday. A son of Carla Gracie and a nephew to Renzo Gracie, Neiman has...

Breaking: Dillon Danis Arrested in Front of New Jersey Nightclub

Dillon Danis is one of the most polarizing figures in grappling and mixed martial arts. A black belt under Marcelo Garcia and Bellator athlete, Danis hasn’t been featured in the news lately for...

Chatri Sityodtong Promoted To BJJ Brown Belt

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

EBI Champion & BJJ Black Belt Erin Blanchfield Wins UFC Debut

Think what you want, but if you use Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a base for your MMA career – while, of course, developing other skills with vigor – you’re going to find success. And...

Gracie Family Has Mixed Results at Bellator 266

Neiman Gracie, a part of the fourth generation of the famous BJJ family, featured in the co-main event at Bellator 266 last Saturday. Neiman is a son of Carla Gracie and a nephew to Renzo Gracie. He...

Uzbek Judoka Kamoliddin Rasulov (29) Dies After Being Stabbed in a Conflict

Image Credit: IJF Tragic news have reached BJJEE. Kamoliddin Rasulov, a Judoka from Uzbekistan, has tragically passed away after being stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife, during a conflict....

Fighter Retires From MMA After Winning by Reverse Triangle Choke

Winning isn’t everything – neither in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu nor in mixed martial arts. In order to train sports which are as difficult as these ones are, the fighter has got to have heart....

UFC Vegas 37: Anthony Smith Submits Ryan Spann with Rear Naked Choke

The UFC Vegas 37 main event featured a light heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann. Smith took the win via submission – Rear Naked Choke – in the first round; but it was...

ADCC European, Middle Eastern & African Trials 2021: Results & Overview

There’s about a year left before the next ADCC World Championships – and the first official trials just took place! The ADCC European, Middle Eastern, and African trials were held on...

UFC Headliner Says Former NBA player with Wrestling Background “Whooped’ Him in Training

Former UFC light heavyweight challenger Anthony Smith will fight Ryan Spann in the UFC Vegas 37 Main Event. A convincing win for Spann would make him a challenger for the title. In the fight week,...