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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Matheus Gabriel: “I’m Always Confident In Myself”

Image Credits: ONE Championship Matheus Gabriel will compete for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world title today, December 2… Against none other than the current...

“BJJ vs Sambo – Which Is Better?” Ruotolo Brothers Reveal Their Opinion

The discussion between BJJ and Sambo – the question being which is the “better” martial art – has been a long-lasting one. And since recently, it’s being put on a test;...

Alex Pereira Challenges Khamzat Chimaev to a Indigenous Wrestling Match

Newly crowned UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira and contender Khamzat Chimaev have been engaged in a war of words in the last weeks. Pereira issued a challenge to Chimaev by showing his...

Kevin Holland Calls Out Henry Cejudo For A BJJ Match

Kevin Holland, the UFC welterweight, will have his next fight the following weekend against Stephen Thompson… But he also has an aim for none other than the former flyweight champion Henry...

The Big Debate: Will MMA Be In The Olympics?

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...

[Funny] Keenan Cornelius: “No-Gi Is For People With Less Brainpower”

What are your thoughts on rolling and competing in no-gi Jiu-Jitsu? Is it harder or easier than competing in the gi? In a recent social media video, Keenan Cornelius shared his opinion on the...

Reinier de Ridder: “Gordon Is Just On Another Level, Man”

If you want to be the best, then you have to train with the best… And that fact is no different for the ONE Championship middleweight and light heavyweight champion Reinier de Ridder. Known for...

Matheus Gabriel On His First Sponsorship: “I Used It To Help My Family”

Image Credits: Matheus Gabriel Instagram Matheus Gabriel, a 2x IBJJF World Champion (at black belt), will compete against Kade Ruotolo for the ONE Championship lightweight submission grappling world...

Brandon Vera Explains How He’d Fight Buchecha: “He’s A Master”

Brandon Vera is a former ONE Championship heavyweight world champion. After an 18-month layoff, he is returning to ONE next Saturday; to fight Amir Aliakbari, an Iranian Greco-Roman wrestling world...

Urijah Faber To Fight In Combat Jiu-Jitsu Match (December 18)

Urijah Faber, the legendary MMA fighter, has been scheduled to fight in a Combat Jiu-Jitsu (CJJ) match on December 18. He will compete against Elias Anderson, who is the current Combat Jiu-Jitsu...

Reinier de Ridder Talks Grappling Match With Andre Galvao: “He’s A Real Legend”

Image Credits: ONE Championship The two-division ONE Championship title winner Reinier de Ridder and BJJ legend Andre Galvao competed against each other in a submission grappling match earlier this...

BJJ Kids Protect Their Deaf Teammate From Bullying (Peru)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is so much more than “just” a martial art… It’s a way of life that builds character – especially for the young ones. One such, bright example, comes...

Felipe Pena To Train At “Atos” For Next Match Against Gordon Ryan

Felipe Pena and Gordon Ryan will face each other once again – for the fourth time in total – in February 2023, at a Who’s Number One (WNO) event. This time around, though,...

Placido Takes Revenge On Danaher For Smashing Him for All Those Years

Placido Saritos is famous for being John Danaher’s uke on BJJ Fanatics instructionals. He often endures all of Danaher’s pressure holds and painful submission and you can often see him...

Student Sues BJJ Instructor For Not Promoting Him To Next Belt

In every BJJ academy there is somebody that has been training Jiu-Jitsu for years, sometimes even more years than most of the others and they are still stuck at their current belt. Why won’t the...

Can ONE Championship Take Jiu-Jitsu to Another Level?

For several months now, ONE Championship has been expanding its influence in Europe and America. The Singapore based federation is well run by Chatri Sityodtong. ONE is the home of all martial arts...

Khamzat Chimaev Submits Neil Magny at Renzo Gracie Academy

Neil Magny is one of the rare fighters that has been asking to fight Khamzat Chimaev for the past few years and he got to taste what that would feel like. Khamzat Chimaev and Neil Magny’s paths...

[Watch] Paddy The Baddy Apologizes To Neighbor For His Dog’s “Sloppy Sh*t”

Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett is a top UFC fighter and a BJJ black belt… Who, like other dog owners, sometimes runs into trouble with his pet. One of those troubles was recorded and...

Bruce Lee Might’ve Died Because He Drank Too Much Water

Bruce Lee, the famous martial artist and actor, suddenly passed away in 1973; at the age of 32 and at the peak of his fame. For years to come, the cause of Lee’s death was thought to have been...

Reinier de Ridder: “It’s Always The Goal To Strangle Them”

When you’re a two-division MMA world champion and when nearly all of your wins came via submission… You know that your BJJ is exceptional. And that your name is Reinier de Ridder. The ONE...

Gordon Ryan “Promoted” To BJJ Blue Belt By Roger Gracie

Gordon Ryan and Roger Gracie had an opportunity to roll together in Austin, Texas; where the Gracie came in order to record a podcast episode with Lex Fridman. Ryan wrote about the awesome experience...

[Watch] Street Altercation In Brazil Ends With A Technical Guillotine Choke & Armbar

The grim reality is that a lot of people living in Brazil are poor or are on the edge of poverty. Crime rates tend to be high in certain areas, and a big part of the population is left to fend for...

Danielle Kelly: “Submission Grappling Could Be On The Level Where MMA Is”

Danielle Kelly is now one of the best-known female submission grappling athletes; success which she’s most recently earned by submitting world Sambo champion Mariia Molchanova. At ONE on Prime...

Cain Velasquez Given Permission By Court To Participate In Pro Wrestling Event

Cain Velasquez, who was released on $1 million bail after being detained for 8 months, has now been given permission to participate in a professional wrestling mach – on December 3, in Arizona....