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Category Archive: BJJ News

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...

Keenan Cornelius Competing in Copa Podio Against Xande, Rodolfo, Leo Nogueira…

A virtual unknown purple belt fighter 1 year ago, Keenan Cornelius (brown belt) will be competing against the big boys in Copa Podio in January: Rodolfo, Xande, Leo Nogueira etc.. In the words of his...

Camil Moldoveanu & Remus Corbei of Romania Take Gold in World Japanese Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Vienna

Two Romanian BJJ competitors from Absoluto BJJ , Camil Moldoveanu (IBJJF Europeans winner at white, blue and purple and World pro winner) & Remus Corbei  ( 3 times IBJJ european gold medalist,...

Andre Galvao On IBJJF Pro League: “I Will Be 100% Ready To Compete Against All The Top Fighters Today.”

Source: http://www.adcombat.com Current ADCC world Weight and Absolute Champion was recently confirmed in the IBJJF Pro-league event that goes down this December 8, 2012 at the Long Beach Pyramid....

How To Find the Perfect Jiu-Jitsu School (For You)

Finding the perfect jiu-jitsu school is like finding the perfect woman (or man!), it takes a lot of work, but it’s well worth the effort! In this critical video, Ryron and Rener Gracie...

Fernando Terere Will Be Competing At The 2013 Europeans in Lisbon

After overcoming psychological and drug addiction problems for many years, the BJJ legend has recently made a brilliant comeback. He won a tournament in Mexico, and in a return to Brazil’s mats...

Terere Victorious In Brazilian Competition Return (Watch Fight Video)

After his recent return to competion with three victorious BJJ matches in Mexico, this Sunday BJJ Legend Fernando Terere was back to shining where he’s most used to: on the mats in Brazil. Tererê...

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...