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Category Archive: BJJ News, Seminar

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...

2 Break Out Stars Dominate The Purple Belts at 2013 Europeans

Charlotte Von Baumgarten (Alliance Jiu-Jitsu Germany) and Tim Spriggs (Team Lloyd Irvin) both took double gold (weight and absolute) at Purple belt at Europeans. Charlotte Von Baumgarten is the big...

Breaking News: IBJJF To Test For PEDs At Pan 2013

USJJF is pleased to announce it has contracted with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to provide an anti-doping testing program at the Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships, to be held at the Bren Event...

Official Lloyd Irvin Statement About The Rape Case

An Open Letter From Lloyd Irvin Regarding The Reported Events Of New Years Eve 2012 & The Ensuing Conversation About Himself & His Team During The First Half Of January 2013 Source: Graciemag...

Ludus Team Russia Preparing For 2013 Europeans

On january, from 1rst to 14th, Russia is on a state of Holiday. Russians follow the Julian Calendar which means that Orthodox Christians (majority of Russians) celebrate Christmas and New Year...

Vinny Magalhaes Doesn’t Like “Keyboard Warriors.”

The internet is a virtual world were some people feel empowered to give their opinion abouth real life fighters. UFC Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes made a statement today about on his Facebook...

BJJ Stars To Look Out For at the 2013 Europeans

From the 24th to the 27th of January at the Casal Vistoso municipal sports complex, the Europeans will kick off the 2013 Ibjjf season. Watch out for Fernando Terere to make his comeback to big...

Top Japanese BJJ Black Belt Daisuke Nakamura Getting Ready For 2013 Europeans

Daisuke Nakamura is one of the top black belts in Japan and is from Grabaka Gym, an academy founded by the former king of Pancrase, Sanae Kikuta, in Tokyo, Japan. He is aiming for the Europeans...

What We Learned From The 2013 Copa Podio

The 2013 BJJ season started off with a bang with Copa Pódio Heavyweight Grand Prix bringing together BJJ’s heavyweights and biggest stars. See the full results here Rodolfo Vieira is a beast...

Copa Podio 2013 Full Results

Cities Challenge – Diego Borges defeated Rodrigo Reis by armbar Couples Challenge : Leandro Lo defeated Augusto Tanquinho (5 to 2) Mackenzie Dern defeated Luiza Monteiro (8-2) Tanquinho and...

IBJJF Launches The 2013 Rule Book

IBJJF launches the 2013 Rule Book. Be sure to read about all the updated rules for 2013. The new rules will be active for the European Open Championship, which takes place January 24-27 in Lisbon,...

Mackenzie and Tanquinho on ‘couples challenge’ against Leandro Lo and Luiza @ Copa Podio

  Source: Tatame (translated from Portuguese) In addition to a GP with the best heavyweights in the world, the Copa Podia of Jiu-Jitsu, which happens this Sunday (13) in Rio de Janeiro, will feature...

Team Lloyd Irvin BJJ Members Accused In New Year’s Eve Rape

Source: http://www.wjla.com Two men are in police custody following accusations they committed a vicious crime. Matthew Maldanado, 26, and Nicholas Schultz, 21, are accused of repeatedly raping a...

21 Tickets for the IBJJF Worlds Up For Grabs at The Finnish BJJ Open 2013!

The  Finnish Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation are organizing another international tournament with the BJJ Finnish Open 2013 in Helsinki, Finland, April 20th to 21st. Similarly to last year, they are...

2012 Judo World Rankings, Russia is Top Nation

Source: International Judo Federation IJF The International Judo Federation just released the World Ranking list at the end of 2012. Find below the best athlete of this Olympic year. Please find here...

New BJJ Reality Show Organized By Abmar Barbosa

Robert Drysdale black belt and owner of crazy guard game, Abmar Barbosa has a lot of new plans for 2013. After Lloyd Irvin’s brown belt Kumite Reality Show that was filmed, Abmar is planning...

BJJ Fans Point To Rodolfo Vieira, Alexandre De Souza and Xande Ribeiro as Favorites For the Copa Podio 2013

The Copa Podio will be held on January 13 in Rio de Janeiro, and promises to set the gentle art communjty on fire. The event will feature a heavyweight GP, with names like Rodolfo Vieira, Leo...

BJJ Legend Fernando “Margarida” Pontes Back In Action, Wins MMA Fight By KO

BJJ Legend and multiple time world BJJ champion (Including 2001 double world champion at 21 years old) Fernando “Margarida” Pontes won his second official MMA  fight at Fair Fight, an MMA event...

Lloyd Irvin’s Brown Belt BJJ Kumite Has Started! Detailed Review.

From Lloyd Irvin’s FB: The BJJ Kumite – The rules of the tournament have been kept a secret until now. There are 12 competitors, “everyone is fighting everyone”, 12 no gi...

IBJJ Pro League Results and Review

History has been made, The IBJJF has officially started organizing professional tournaments with prize money: The IBJJ Pro League has landed. For years, Jiu-Jitsu players Wordlwide were demanding for...