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Category Archive: BJJ News

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...

Marcus Buchecha On “This week in BJJ” Shows His Metamoris armlock

Budo Jake and Budo Dane had a specialm guest this week on their Weekly show, “This week in BJJ”, Double World Champion, Marcus Buchecha Almeida. Bucheccha talked about his life, BJJ...

Demian Maia would like to fight Jon Fitch or Nick Diaz next

Source: Bloody Elbow Demian Maia is two for two at welterweight in the UFC, and his dominant win over Rick Story at UFC 153 has probably sent him rocketing up the rankings at 170. Besides being a...

London Open & 1rst European No-Gi Open This Weekend!

On Saturday, October 20 will be the IBJJF London BJJ Open followed by the 1rst European No-Gi Open on Sunday October 21. This will be the first European Championship No-Gi that the IBJJF organizes. A...

Kron Gracie On Metamoris: “In Jiu-Jitsu, Strength Only Lasts So Long.”

Ice cream Kron Gracie following his submission win over Otavio Sousa at Metamoris 2012 talks about how he felt fighting in a 20 minute no points fight and beating a IBJJF World Champion.

10 Things We Learned From Watching Metamoris Pro

  1. No points means that you can keep it playful if you want: The fight between Caio Terra and Jeff Glover started off very playful with both fighters disregarding dominant positions and making...