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Category Archive: BJJ News

BJJ Champion Ryan Hall To Compete In MMA This Weekend

Ryan Hall is A BJJ Black Belt under 2-time world champion Felipe Costa and representative of the Marcelo Garcia Team, the 27-year-old Virginia native is an IBJJF Mundial (world), No-Gi Mundial and...

Xande, Rodolfo And Leo Nogueira In The Group Of Death At Copa Podio 2013!

We now know who will face at the highly anticipated Copa Podio Heavyweight GP which is set for January 13 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Group of death includes: UFC fighter Caio “Monstro”...

Sebastian Brosche Victorious At Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials In Sweden

Swedish juggernaut Sebastian Brosche (check out his interview HERE) took double gold at the brown/black belt weight and absolute at last weekend’s Sweden Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials which were...

Caio Terra: “Cesar Gracie’s statement came months after he knew about me coaching Carlos Condit.”

Source: BJJ Heroes For those less familiar with recent events here please refer to : Cesar Gracie vs Caio Terra feud. Caio Terra is currently one of the most accomplished jiu jitsu black belts in the...

IBJJF – Pro League makes its debut with FREE STREAM on December 8, 2012 (Long Beach, CA)

The inaugural IBJJ – Pro League 2012 is only two and a half weeks away and new names are being added daily. The roster of athletes is nearly finalized and some of the biggest names in jiu-jitsu...

Lloyd Irvin Introduces a BJJ Reality TV Show: “The Next World Champion”

Lloyd Irvin is changing the BJJ World as we know it. He is creating a reality TV show called: “The Next World Champion” where the best brown belt competitors from all around the world...

Caio Terra Kicked Off Gracie Fighter Team For Helping Carlos Condit

Source: Cage Potato If you watched the UFC Primetime documentary mini series on Georges St. Pierre and Carlos Condit you saw that Condit brought multi-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion Caio Terra...

Fila Grappling Worlds 2012, Full Review, Results & Pictures

The FILA World Championship of grappling, pankration and amateur mixed martial arts were held in Skala (Cracow) from 15 to 18 November 2012. the Polish Federation is to thank and in particular Mr....

Poland Dominates The FILA World Grappling Championships

The FILA World Grappling Championships were held this weekend in Kracow, Poland. The official results have not yet been published but will be up on this site very soon * Edit For Full Review, Results...

Book about Christian Graugart’s around-the-world BJJ trip is finally released!

After two years of planning, writing and editing, the book about Christian Graugart’s around-the-world Brazilian Jiu Jitsu adventure is now available as paperback and eBook. Both the trip and...

Cornelius vs Sousa, No Time Limit Superfight, Lloyd Irvin To Pay 5,000$

Seems like the Graciemag interview of Jackson Sousa, Brazilian No-Gi Nationals champion, where Sousa said that he wanted to face Cornelius, caused quite a stir. Master Lloyd Irvin reacted by saying...

Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti Blasts Team Lloyd Irvin

After Loyd Irvin had said about corruption in IBJJF. Romero Jacare, leader of Alliance had this to say: From Jacare Calvacanti’s facebook: “I am not here to advocate for the IBJJF...

Lloyd Irvin Has Strong Words Against “IBJJF Referee Corruption.”

This statement comes after the much debated controversial lightweight final between Jt Torres and Tanquinho. Source: Lloyd Irvin facebook page <IBJJF Ref Corruption> Must Be Nice! It’s...

World No Gi 2012, Black Belt Finals Review and Results

Bloody Elbow did a in depth Play by play of the event. Here is what went down in the black Belt finals: Men’s Black Belts Rooster-weight Final: Caio Terra vs. Fabio Passos – Fabio pulls...

Rickson Gracie Training At De La Riva’s Talks About His New Plans For MMA

Source: Gracie Mag Red-and-black belt Rickson Gracie was at Equipe 1, a gym in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana neighborhood, this Monday for the launch of his MMA event, Mestre do Combate, of which the...

Stars To Look Out For At This weekend’s No Gi Worlds

  DATE: November 3rd and 4th 2012 ADDRESS: California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840 Source: Gracie Mag This weekend the BJJ world will gather once more...

Carlos Machado Gets The Coral Belt

Source: Three Harmonies On October 28, 2012, the final day of the 5 Brothers Machado Camp, just as the stellar event was drawing to a close on a beautiful Texas day, Prof. Jean Jacques called the...

Spreading BJJ: AJ Adams On Developing BJJ Programs In Universities

Cleber Luciano brown belt Aj Adams was a guest on the always excellent show “This Week On BJJ”. AJ has successfully developed a University BJJ program at a few Universities in California....

Leandro Lo On Fire Wins Weight & Absolute AT No-Gi Brazilian Championships

Source Gracie MAG: The current lightweight champion of the world in Gi Jiu-Jitsu, Leandro Lo has just shown that beating him without the gi is an even trickier task. After a festival of sweeps,...

Marcus Buchecha Was In Poland For A Seminar And Praised Roger

After his amazing superfight against Roger Gracie, Marcus Buchecha spend last weekend in Poland training with Drysdale Poland and giving a Seminar. To see all the pcitures you can go here.  Buchecha...

DJ Jackson & Keenan Cornelius Qualify For World Pro In Impressive Fashion.

Dj Jackson beats Rodrigo Pinheiro and Roberto Cyborg to take the absolute at World Pro NY Trials! Keenan Cornelius also takes Gold in his weight class beating Roberto Tussa!  Our coleagues from BJJ...

Robert Zeps,The Businessman behind Metamoris On Future Events.

Source: The Fightworks Podcast Robert Zeps is a successful businessman who has been practicing Jiu-Jitsu for the past 5 years. He came up with the idea for Metamoris and approached Ralek Gracie....

London Open: Mathias Ribeiro wins absolute; Langhi takes gold at middleweight

Source: Gracie Mag The Crystal Palace National Sports Centre was the venue for IBJJF-sanctioned event in the English capital this Saturday. The big standout at the London Open was Brazil’s Mathias...

IBJJF European No-Gi Results and Review, Bernardo Faria Rules

Source: Gracie Mag The first ever European No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF championship took place this Sunday, in London, UK. World champion Bernardo Faria was the black belt absolute champion. He closed out...