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Category Archive: BJJ News

UFC Fighter Calls Metamoris Founder Ralek Gracie a Coward

  Our friends at Jiu-Jitsu times recently released an article entitled 10 ways Ralek Gracie Messed Up Metamoris. The article accuses Gracie of having harmed the professional grappling promotion,...

Copa Podio’s Epic Card This Saturday: Lo, Lepri, Ramos, Najmi, Gracie, Sousa…

    Lightweight Grand Prix January, 9th 2016 – Rio de Janeiro 3:00 pm (Toronto) 9:00 pm (Oslo) Live Broadcast: www.flograppling.com On January 9, 2015, the 4th season of Copa Podio...

911 Call From Julianna Pena’s Bar Brawl: ‘They’re gonna f**k sh*t up’

  Julianna Pena, the first female winner of The Ultimate Fighter in 2013, was arrested Dec. 20 by the Spokane (Wash.) County Police Department and charged with two counts of misdemeanour...

Ronda Rousey’s Bodypaint Only Sports Illustrated Pictures

  Ronda Rousey posed in a body paint bathing suit for a Sports Illustrated shoot this week. The famous magazine confirmed that the UFC fighter will star in 2016 Swimsuit Issue. Ronda, 28, has...

Olympian Ben Askren To Face AJ Agazarm at Polaris 3

  Europe’s premiere submission only event, Polaris 3 Jiu-Jitsu Invitational is set to take place in Poole, England in April and will be available on pay-per-view. The first match up to be...

‘Blade’ Rolls, Wesley Snipes Trains Jiu-Jitsu!

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son of...

Humility: After Losing To Demian Maia, Neil Magny Attends His Seminar!

  Proof that many MMA fighters are humble even in defeat: Neil Magny attends the MMA seminar of his former opponent Demian Maia. Magny faced Demian Maia on August 1, 2015 at UFC 190. He was...

Rose Namajunas On Why a Submission is Better Than a KO

  Rose Namajunas is an Lithuanian-American MMA fighter who is currently competing in the Women’s Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is a purple belt in BJJ and...

Copa Podio Lightweight GP: Leandro Lo to Face Lepri, Davi Ramos, Najmi, Danis

  Lightweight Grand Prix January, 9th 2016 – Rio de Janeiro 3:00 pm (Toronto) 9:00 pm (Oslo) Live Broadcast: www.flograppling.com On January 9, 2015, the 4th season of Copa Podio gets...

Galvao, Vinny, Tonon & More To Compete at EBI 6 for $50k

  Eddie Bravo’s exciting submission only Jiu-Jitsu invitational has added some major stars for its 6th event which is scheduled to held in Mexico city on April 30th. Big names such as ADCC...

Why Demian Maia Won’t be Grappling Nick Diaz at Metamoris

  Demian Maia completely dominated Gunnar Nelson at UFC 194, and asked for a shot at the welterweight belt. The BJJ black belt and ADCC champion may have to wait in line as the title holder...

Scarlett Johansson Joins Ashton Kutcher & Trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son of...

Rigan Machado Answers Critics on Teaching Method for Celebrities with Limited Sparring

    Rigan Machado is an 8th degree red and black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, earning his rank under Carlos Gracie Jr. He is a former Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a veteran of the ADCC....

Amazing Jiu-Jitsu on Display in Brian Ortega vs Diego Brandao UFC Fight

  BJJ black belts Brian Ortega and Diego Brandao did battle last night at UFC 195 last night. Ortega, a student of the Gracie Academy was able to pull out a late triangle to win the fight. With...

Jiu-jitsu Fighter Immobilizes Armed Robber

  A man who assaulted an elderly woman in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil was caught in the late afternoon on Friday (1st of January). He was taken down and immobilized by a jiu-jitsu and muay thai...

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jaideep Singh Full Fight Rizin FF

  Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jaideep Singh Full Fight Rizin FF.  

Kron Gracie vs. Asen Yamamoto Full Fight Rizin FF.

    Kron Gracie vs. Asen Yamamoto Full Fight Rizin FF. Kron Gracie defeats Asen Yamamoto by submission – Round 1 – RIZIN 12/31/20159  

Bob Sapp vs. Akebono Full Fight Rizin FF

  Bob Sapp vs. Akebono Full Fight Rizin FF  

Gabi Garcia vs Lei’D Tapa Full Fight Rizin FF

  Gabi Garcia vs Lei’D Tapa Full Fight Rizin FF  

Helio Soneca: ‘Sheikh Tahnoon is One of the Most Technical BJJ Black Belts in The World’

    Fighting Lifestyle UAE  talked to old school veteran Master Helio Soneca, during his short trip to the UAE giving a seminar at Team Nogueira Dubai. Helio Soneca has been responsible...

Mike Mrkulic, Montenegrin-American BJJ Black Belt, Dies in Car Crash

  Montenegrin-American BJJ black belt Mike Mrkulic (44) has tragically passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning due to a car crash. Mike Mrkulć was what you could call a BJJ prodigy....

Watch: Kron Gracie & Gabi Garcia Have Super Intense Weigh Ins at Rizin

  After completing the first stage of the event on the 28th of December, the Rizin Fightin Federation, or “new Pride”, will have its second show NYE December 31st. In addition to the...

UAEJJF Planning 10 More European Pro Gi & No Gi Events in 2016

  2016 will be a busy year for professional Jiu Jitsu in Europe. The UAEJJF has big plans for the old continent. How does a European Pro League sounds like? They are planning 10 events...

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr on Retirement: ‘All I Do is Jiu-Jitsu, Surf & Play with my Kids’

    Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. (husband of Sarah Michelle Gellar) is among the growing list of celebrities who practice Jiu Jitsu. Prinze is a blue belt under the Gracie Academy. In 2014,...