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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Marcus Buchecha On His Training For the Pans, Doping Controls, & His Participation In ADCC.

Source: Translated from Portuguese from Tatame Current weight and absolute world champion, Marcus Buchecha has already confirmed that he will be at the Pan Americans, where he also won weight and...

Keenan Cornelius: “I Want To Be The Most Dominating BJJ Champion In History.”

Source: BJJhacks.com Keenan Cornelius is one of the best non-black belt competitor in jiu-jitsu right now. The medal hunter tells us how he uses the power of focus to win only gold medals, and...

Boston Open Results: Keenan Cornelius and DJ Jackson Take Double Gold…For Different Teams

The 2013 Boston Winter Open was held on March 3 in Boston, Mass. and was a huge success: Source Graciemag: “The team trophies were distributed at the very end of the night with Gracie Barra...

Polish BJJ/MMA Prodigy Marcin Held Is Promoted To Black Belt At 21 years Of Age

Yesterday in Poznan, Poland, Vinicius Draculino was carrying out the last day of training for Gracie Barra Team Poland. After training, there was a promotion ceremony. One of these promotions was the...

BJJ Transfers: Keenan Cornelius, JT Torres & Jordon Schultz Move To Atos San Diego

Source: Graciemag Andre Galvao will be taking in some of the biggest names and upcoming talents into his already powerful Atos team: Keenan Cornelius, JT Torres and Jordon Schultz, all moving from...

Rodolfo Vieira:”I know I’ll be one of the first to be tested. I’m clean and I will prove it to everybody…”

Source: Graciemag BJJ World Champion Rodolfo Vieira is getting ready for the major IBJJF championships. Vieira is in Australia for a series of seminars in the company of GF Team leader, professor...

Renzo Gracie On Dealing with The IOC To Bring BJJ To The Olympics: “You have to pass all control to them…The next thing you see, they own the sport..”

Source: MMAFIGHTING Despite the grand commercial success jiu-jitsu has enjoyed in North America and worldwide over the last 30 years, the sport will likely never achieve the recognition and...

It’s Official, Keenan Cornelius Will Compete For Atos Under Andre Galvao

The Keenan saga continues. BJJ’s hottest prospect has left Team Lloyd Irvin and had many people wondering where he would go. Looks like it’s Atos BJJ under Andre Galvao where he will join...

Keenan Cornelius Official Statement On Leaving Team Lloyd Irvin

A public statement has been made by Keenan Cornelius on his exit from Team Lloyd Irvin: “I think some of you could care less about where I go, or what I do, and I get that, but a lot of people,...

Keenan Cornelius leaves Team Lloyd Irvin

Lloyd Irvin has confirmed on his facebook that Keenan Cornelius will be leaving Team Lloyd Irvin this week. Keenan just turned 21 a few days ago and is already one of the biggest BJJ stars of the...

Serbian BJJ Cup 2013, April 7th in Belgrade, Serbia

One of the best & most prestigious BJJ competitions in the region: The Serbian BJJ Cup is on April 7, In Belgrade, Serbia! Where & When: at Sportski Centar Sumice, one of the most prestigious...

Ricardo Demente Abreu Returns To The Mat To Face Rodolfo Vieira @ Next Copa Podio

Ricardo Demente an Rodolfo Vieira will face off in a formidable superfight on the 1st of May, again in Rio de Janeiro at Copa Podio. Ricardo Abreu (Also known as Ricardo Demente in BJJ) is a top Jiu...

ADCC 2013 No Longer in Sao Paulo. Possibly Headed Towards China…

ADCC 2013 Update. Source: Adcombat.com “As many of you know ADCC will be holding another World Championship event this year. We were planning to return to one of our favorite venues. In 2001...

World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship UK Trials 2013 Review & Results

    The UK trials is one of the strongest trials in Europe. Many competitors from all over the world joined in the battle to qualify for the World Pro. Stars such as Jackson Souza, Maciej...

World Profesional Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bucharest Trial 2013 Review & Results

163 participants registered for the second edition of Bucharest UAEJJ Championship 2013, 63% more than last year! There were for the first time 28 kids participating from Romania, the rest were...

Join The Eastern European BJJ Community On Our New Forum!

Join the new BJJ Eastern Europe Forum and communicate with the community! Once you register, to upload a profile pic, go to www.gravatar.com and go to upload a profile picture. You can also register...

IOC Drops Wrestling from 2020 Olympic Games!

Source: BBC News The oldest sport in the world, Wrestling has been dropped from the Olympic Games from 2020 by the International Olympic Committee to make way for a new sport. But Wrestling could...

Caio Terra:“The 50-50 Is As Much Stalling As The Closed Guard”

Caio Terra isn’t a blind believer of “old-school” Jiu Jitsu , rather he likes that the sport is developing and that new positions are arising. With every new positions comes new...

BJJEE Photo Contest: Win Gis & Prizes From Atama Europe, DOorDie & Lawofguard.com!

BJJ Eastern Europe Facebook Photo Contest Sponsored BY Atama Europe, DOorDIE( Groundfighter Fightwear )& LAWOFGUARD.COM Win GIS AND PRIZES! MOST VOTES WINS. GI & PRIZES FOR 2nd & 3rd...

Michael Langhi Summer Camp In Poland

Alliance Poland is organizing this camp with multiple times world champion Michael Langhi. All information is on the poster.

Newly Promoted Black Belt Magid Hage Taps Out Clark Gracie & Zak Maxwell @ San Diego Trials

At the same time as the IBJJF Europeans, The San Diego Trials for the Worl Pro was underway.Many athletes were competing for a first place spot for an all expense paid trip to Abu Dhabi to mcompete...

2013 BJJ European Open Results & Review

The beginning of the 2013 IBJJF season was as usual the European Open in Lisbon. This year, the competition was full of eventful moments. Many things were expected by BJJ fans: The return of the...

Marcus Buchecha Almeida On His Return To Competition, Fighting Rodolfo Vieira etc

2012 was a breakout year for Marcus Buchecha. He won the double gold at the Pans and the Worlds making a big impression. He finished his year off, by dominating Roger Gracie at Metamoris Pro in a...

Europeans: Faria & Nogueira Close Out Absolute, Luanna To Meet Michelle in Final

Day 3 of the 2013 European Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship was a day full of action. Juveniles and masters & seniors took the stage. After them, it was the turn of the stars to play at the...