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Category Archive: BJJ News

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...

Highlights From The Metamoris Pro Press Confrence

Follow the Live Play by Play for Metamoris PRO right here on BJJ Eastern Europe tonight at 12pm (midnight) Paris/Warsaw/ Belgrade time This Saturday, the 12 fighters gathered in Downtown San Diego...

Dean Lister: “I’m curious to see how Xande will try to tap me out”

Follow the Live Play by Play for Metamoris PRO right here on BJJ Eastern Europe tonight at 12pm (midnight) Paris/Warsaw/ Belgrade time Source: Gracie Mag Dean Lister’s nickname is the Boogeyman....

Xande Ribeiro: “Lister Has Never Been Tapped Out, I’m Going To End That Run”

Follow the live play for Metamoris right here on Sunday October 14 at 12pm Paris time Source: Gracie Mag Alexandre Ribeiro, a two-time winner of the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship absolute division,...

World Masters & Seniors Video Highlight

Do or Die produced a great highlight for the recent World Masters and Seniors watch the action!

Metamoris PRO Full Preview

Source: BJJ Heroes Metamoris Pro Invitational is a jiu jitsu event where some of the top names in the jiu jitsu world will face each other in much anticipated super-fights. These super-fights have a...

World Pro Poland Trials quick Review and Partial Results

This weekend’s Warsaw Trials was a big success as most of the regions top competitors competed for a all inclusive paid trip to the World Pro 2013 which will be held in the UAE – Abu...

2012 Pan No-Gi Results, Pablo Popovitch Absolute Champion

  Source Gracie Mag The 2012 Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi was held in New York on saturday. Pablo Popovitch was the adult black belt absolute champion, defeating Alliance’s Lucas Lepri in the final...

Official IBJJF World Rankings, See Who Are The Top 100 BJJ Players Of The Moment

  The IBJJF has just released its black belt ranking. The organization has divided 150 athletes  into two groups: the male top 100 and female top 50. The ranking takes into account the points...

Copa Podio Heavyweight GP: A Star Studded Line Up (Rodolfo, Xande, Leo Nogueira etc..)

The Copa Podio promises to revolutionize the gentle art, on December 15, in Rio de Janeiro. Besides the couples challenge , which will showcase Augusto Tanquinho and Mackenzie Dern vs David Ramos...

Igor Pokrajac on his loss to BJJ Ace Vinny Magalhaes: “If I wanted to do a grappling match I would go on a grappling tournament ,this is MMA and UFC fans want a fight”

The top billed bout on the UFC 152 preliminary card special on FX was a light-heavyweight bout between the surging Igor Pokrajac and the returning TUF runner up, Vinny Magalhaes. In the second round...

Brazilian Team Nationals 2012: Rodolfo Vieira’s GF Team Dominate & Take 1rst Place

1- GF Team 2- Nova União 3- Alliance While UFC 152 was going down in the States, the traditional Brazilian Team Nationals were underway in Rio de Janeiro, this Saturday. And the big winner was...

Vinny Magalhaes: “I’m Not Impressed By Igor Pokrajac”

Jiu-Jitsu ace Vinny Magalhaes had an impressive win over Croatia’s Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152, dispatching him with a second round armbar. The Jiu-Jitsu World Champion has this say about his...

Check Out The Pro Rankings Which Will Qualify Participants To The IBJJF Pro League Tournament in December

  Source Gracie Mag: The IBBJJF Pro League will take place on December 8 at the California State Walter Pyramid, in Long Beach, California. These are the official criteria and rankings: There...