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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Rafael Lovato Jr Gives Us a Tour of his Beautiful New Academy

Human beings are the most adaptable beings on the Earth. That being said, some of us have the luxury to seek out the best possible human experience in every activity we do. These are some of the most...

The Incredible Scorpion Triangle Choke

The Brazilian judoka Moacir Mendes Júnior competed recently and put on an amazing display of Newaza (Judo ground game) which he crowned with a never before seen submission: The Scorpion triangle...

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth Promoted to Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Age 59

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is the latest famed musician to enjoy the joys of jiu jitsu. Mustaine is 59 years old – he is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter...

New Footage of Conor McGregor Grappling Dillon Danis

Conor McGregor is a decent grappler however in the bjj world he is usually linked to Dillon Danis who found his notoriety through association. One way or another McGregor is ready to train Gi again....

Kron Gracie Leaves California & Opens a Gym in Montana

In this video from January from a Czech youtuber, ADCC champion and UFC fighter Kron Gracie announces that he has left his academy in LA due to Cov Id restrictions to open a gym in Montana. He likes...

Take Online Private Jiu-Jitsu Lessons From The Best In The World NOW – The “BJJ HI” App

Imagine learning BJJ from the legends themselves… From Renzo Gracie, Buchecha, Felipe Pena, Braulio Estima – just how awesome would that be? Now, imagine that you didn’t have to travel...

Actor Jason Momoa Trains Jiu-Jitsu

The latest Hollywood star to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is Jason Momoa. He is known for his television roles as Ronon Dex on the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis...

BJJ Stars 5: Biggest Names in Jiu-Jitsu Show Up Including Controversial Erberth Santos

This unique event will take place on February 6th in Brazil, under the banner of BJJ Stars 5, an 8-man heavyweight tournament will be held in which we will see the world’s best competitors such...

Marcus Buchecha Puts His Much Awaited MMA Debut on Hold

The winningest IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu champion of all time with 13 wins, Marcus Buchecha Almeida was set to make his MMA debut date set for his MMA  on February 24th for One Championship in...

Jiu-Jitsu History in the Making: UAE & Israel Federation Agree On Official Cooperation & BJJ Development in Both Countries

ABU DHABI, December 19. The UAE and Israeli Jiu-Jitsu Federations signed a memorandum of cooperation to develop the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the two countries through several joint initiatives...

ADCC Champion Jeff Monson Announces Retirement

Monson is a two-time winner of the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship, and a No Gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu World Champion. Monson is also an anarcho-communist known for his radical political...

Rafael Lovato Jr Plans To Return to MMA in 2021 Despite Rare Brain Condition

Former Bellator MMA champion Rafael Lovato Jr has announced that he would be returning to MMA despite his rare medical condition that made step back from MMA last year. Lovato said “Retired is not...

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu White Belt Explains Why He Pulled a Small Arm During a Street Altercation

A recent video went was released on the internet of a man with Gracie Jiu-Jitsu hoodie pointing his small arm at another man in a neighborhood altercation. Rener Gracie found out who the man was, and...

16 yr/o WINS 8 BJJ Matches in ADULTS Division – Flying Arm Bar, Rolling Knee Bar, Reverse Omoplata

16 year old BJJ phenom Isaac Thompson enters the adults division and out wrestles everyone while using unorthodox BJJ techniques such as the truck, lockdowns, reverse omoplatas and FLYING armbars....

Angela Lee ‘Disgusted’ After Her New BJJ Academy is Vandalized; Delaying Grand Opening

ONE atomweight champ & BJJ black belt Angela Lee’s BJJ academy, United BJJ Hawaii was attacked and vandalized last week. Lee who runs the academy with BJJ black belt MMA fighter husband...

BJJ Cribs: Gordon Ryan Shows Off New Rental House in Puerto Rico

It goes without saying that one of the hottest topics in the BJJ community recently has been the change of location that the top BJJ team from New York city has decided on. Of course we talking about...

The World’s First Ever Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Video Game Hits Google Play Store

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the few martial arts not to be represented in video games format. Until now.. On December 15th, black belt Luiz Eduardo Adler, Duda, founder and CEO of Smash Mountain...

Gilbert Burns: ‘Conor McGregor’s Jiu-Jitsu Is Very Underrated’

Conor McGregor is a decent grappler however in the bjj world he is usually linked to Dillon Danis who found his notoriety through association. One way or another McGregor is ready to train Gi again....

17yr Old Combat Jiu-Jitsu World Champ Kade Ruotolo Announces MMA Debut For 2021

📷 @banejitsu Kade Ruotolo, the 17 year brown belt under Andre Galvao has just announced that he plans to have an MMA debut in 2021. This didn’t come out of nowhere as last month, he made...

‘World’s Best Grappler’ Easily Submits Olympic Judo Champion Satoshi Ishii at SUG 20

Not even the second performance within the Submission Underground promotion was successful for Satoshi Ishii. After being defeated by Mason Fowler ten days ago in the title fight, the...

Gordon Ryan vs Rafael Lovato Jr Grappling Match Will Happen in 2021

In one of the last articles of the FloGrappling website, the question was asked for the title of the best American grappler of all time. Of course, the question was asked in a public forum, and the...

Actor Tom Hardy Promoted To Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Actor Tom Hardy was recently promoted to the rank of blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Hardy began training jiu-jitsu as far back in 2011 when he prepared for his role as an MMA fighter in the film...

Roger & Kyra Gracie Approve The World’s First Ever Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Video Game

On December 15th, black belt Luiz Eduardo Adler, Duda, founder and CEO of Smash Mountain Studio, presented the beta version of the BEJJ Game to Jiu-Jitsu legends Roger Gracie and Kyra Gracie. Adler...

Wrestling Legend Dan Gable Discusses Wrestlers Transitioning to MMA

Dan Gable is best known for his coaching accolades (including 15 NCAA team team titles for university of Iowa) but the legend is primarily forged on a career that totaled only one lost match in his...