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Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

‘Even His Excuses Won’t Fit’ Chechen Minister About McGregor’s Disrespectful Kadyrov Comments

Conor McGregor’s recent comments about controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, has been met with hostility from the Chechen community. McGregor stated during the press conference ahead of...

No More Bad Calls: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Now Used at BJJ Tournaments

You know the feeling. You’re at a BJJ competition. It’s a long day and you finally get your name called for your match. You are leading on points, or so you think you are… The...

‘Watch your mouth if you don’t want trouble!’ Chechen MMA fighter to McGregor on Kadyrov Comments

Conor McGregor’s recent comments about controversial Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, has been met with hostility from the Chechen community. McGregor stated during the press conference ahead of...

Abu Dhabi King of Mats: Erberth Santos reigns in Los Angeles to secure a chance to challenge Alex Trans for the heavyweight belt

The Abu Dhabi King of Mats Heavyweight champion has now an official contender. Erberth Santos fought his way trough the toughest of competitions this Sunday, September 23, in Los Angeles. The...

Matt Serra: ‘Aging Fighters Are Like Aging Strippers’

When does an MMA fighter know when it’s time to hang up their gloves? When does an older BJJ practitioner knows when it’s time to not compete against the young guys anymore and instead...

Coach Din Thomas On Why He Promoted Tyron Woodley To Black Belt in the Octagon

Tyron Woodley’s dramatic win over Darren Till at UFC 228 on two weeks ago was made a little bit more special by the fact that he also got promoted to black belt in BJJ by UFC vet Din Thomas....

BJJ World Champion Boycotts IBJJF: ‘An Unprofessional, Greedy & Unfair Organisation’

The leading federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the IBJJF which is run by Carlos Gracie Jr. is planning some major changes for all IBJJF members. IBJJF is a private for-profit company and even...

10 time IBJJF World Champion could face Combat Sambo World Champion in the near future

10 time IBJJF world champion, Bruno Malfacine is soon set to make his second appearance in Brave Combat Federation in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The BJJ legend will be fighting yet another blackbelt in...

Gordon Ryan Wins Double Gold at IBJJF No Gi Pan & Issues Message To Haters

Gordon Ryan’s gi voyage has long been under a magnifying glass. Former EBI champ and ADCC champion has announced a gi transition almost a year ago and we have yet to see him compete. HE...

BJ Penn On Ryan Hall Match Up: ‘I Recently Learned The Berimbolo & I Don’t Even Know The 50/50 Guard’

Ryan Hall And BJ Penn is a go. The jiu jitsu aces will square off in the UFC Octagon at UFC 232. UFC 232 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that...

In Germany You Can Pay €999 To become a BJJ Blue Belt in a Six Weekend Long Course

For a beginner, the BJJ blue belt is a big deal in the martial art/sport as it’s the first coloured belt in the long journey that makes up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. For long term practitioners, the blue...

10 times IBJJF champion predicts submission win at Brave 16

Bruno Malfacine has turned his attention towards professional mixed martial arts after his landmark 10th world title win at IBJJF world championships. Malfacine will have his third professional fight...

Eddie Cummings Confirms He Has Left Team Renzo Gracie to Join Unity Jiu-Jitsu

Eddie Wolverine has had a tumultuous year. After a rumored conflict with John Danaher, Wolverine has moved camps several sources say. Back in February John Danaher shared why Eddie Wolverine and Jon...

Tyron Woodley Promoted To BJJ Black Belt By Din Thomas After Submitting Darren Till

Tyron Woodley’s dramatic win over Darren Till at UFC 228 on Saturday night was made a little bit more special by the fact that he also got promoted to black belt in BJJ by UFC vet Din Thomas....

UFC Working On B.J. Penn – Ryan Hall Bout for November or December

BJ Penn isn’t quit done with MMA just yet…. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani is reporting that the UFC is working on a featherweight bout between the two world class grapplers: BJ Penn and Ryan...

EVOLVE MMA To Hold Global Tryouts For The EVOLVE Fight Team – Winners Set To Receive Monthly Salary, World-Class Training, Complimentary Housing, and Career Management –

EVOLVE MMA To Hold Global Tryouts For The EVOLVE Fight Team – Winners Set To Receive Monthly Salary, World-Class Training, Complimentary Housing, and Career Management – EVOLVE Mixed...

Vagner Rocha On “No Nutella BJJ” Movement: Have You Ever Fought Someone Really Trying To Kill You?

Nowadays it’s common to hear the buzzwords “no nutella” or “Porrada” used by Jiu-JItsu practitioners. It’s been used in Brazil for years, but has only recently...

Floyd Mayweather Gives Fight Advice to Khabib About Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been the center of attention lately with his pending fight with Conor McGregor around the corner. While Conor McGregor has been steadily working alongside Dillon Danis...

After Last Week’s Mercy Wristlock Vagner Rocha Hits The ‘Chloroform Submission’

Vagner Rocha is a bad bad man. Last weekend he took second place at Kasai Pro 3 losing to Renato Canuto. He made waves with a nasty wrist lock on Marcin Held (verbal Tap) which went viral: Gulp ,...

BJJ’s First Openly Gay World Champion Couple Get Married in Vegas

Black belt World champions Luanna Alzuguir and Ana Carolina Vieira have become Jiu-Jitsu first ever gay married couple by tying the knot this weekend in a small private civil ceremony. The event was...

2 Time Olympic Champion Kayla Harrison Wants Cris Cyborg: ‘I Ain’t Afraid Of You’

Kayla Harrison has had her long anticipated MMA debut – against Brittany Elkin at 155 lbs looking like a lean machine! And just last night she made her 2nd appearance in the cage facing off against...

Bad Guy Can’t Handle Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Cop Ruben Alvarez

In a world plagued with suspicious deaths and ineffective law enforcement methods one officer stood out with his effective application of basic jiu jitsu. The police officer in question is Ruben...

Claudia Gadelha On Why Americans Have A Hard Time Flow Rolling

For grapplers, rolling in BJJ or randori in Judo is used to develop one’s techniques. The problem is that in many cases, rolling often turns out to be less constructive. That is why flow rolling is...

BJJ Couple’s Epic Wedding Ceremony at BJJ Globetrotters Camp

BJJ Weddings are still somewhat rare even though bjj gathers the most passionate practitioners around the world. The latest to marry are life long roll-mates. Two teammates took the important step on...