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Category Archive: BJJ News

Ricardo Demente Abreu Returns To The Mat To Face Rodolfo Vieira @ Next Copa Podio

Ricardo Demente an Rodolfo Vieira will face off in a formidable superfight on the 1st of May, again in Rio de Janeiro at Copa Podio. Ricardo Abreu (Also known as Ricardo Demente in BJJ) is a top Jiu...

ADCC 2013 No Longer in Sao Paulo. Possibly Headed Towards China…

ADCC 2013 Update. Source: Adcombat.com “As many of you know ADCC will be holding another World Championship event this year. We were planning to return to one of our favorite venues. In 2001...

World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship UK Trials 2013 Review & Results

    The UK trials is one of the strongest trials in Europe. Many competitors from all over the world joined in the battle to qualify for the World Pro. Stars such as Jackson Souza, Maciej...

World Profesional Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bucharest Trial 2013 Review & Results

163 participants registered for the second edition of Bucharest UAEJJ Championship 2013, 63% more than last year! There were for the first time 28 kids participating from Romania, the rest were...

Join The Eastern European BJJ Community On Our New Forum!

Join the new BJJ Eastern Europe Forum and communicate with the community! Once you register, to upload a profile pic, go to www.gravatar.com and go to upload a profile picture. You can also register...

IOC Drops Wrestling from 2020 Olympic Games!

Source: BBC News The oldest sport in the world, Wrestling has been dropped from the Olympic Games from 2020 by the International Olympic Committee to make way for a new sport. But Wrestling could...

Caio Terra:“The 50-50 Is As Much Stalling As The Closed Guard”

Caio Terra isn’t a blind believer of “old-school” Jiu Jitsu , rather he likes that the sport is developing and that new positions are arising. With every new positions comes new...

BJJEE Photo Contest: Win Gis & Prizes From Atama Europe, DOorDie & Lawofguard.com!

BJJ Eastern Europe Facebook Photo Contest Sponsored BY Atama Europe, DOorDIE( Groundfighter Fightwear )& LAWOFGUARD.COM Win GIS AND PRIZES! MOST VOTES WINS. GI & PRIZES FOR 2nd & 3rd...

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...