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Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

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...

Dean Lister’s Scary Looking Home Invader Has Been Identified

Photo of Lister and Glover by Jiu-Jitsu Mag Dean Lister aka Boogeyman had quite an interesting night the other day. The ADCC & UFC vet walked in on a man who was robbing his San Diego home. Dean...

Vagner Rocha Demonstrates His Nasty Wrist Lock From Kasai Pro 3

Vagner Rocha took second place at last weekend’s Kasai Pro 3 losing to Renato Canuto. He made waves with a nasty wrist lock on Marcin Held (verbal Tap) which went viral: Gulp , guess that...

Newly Retired Vitor Belfort Shows Off His New Business Venture: Belfort Fitness Lifestyle Gym

Life after an MMA career can be tough for many fighters. Going from the huge adrenaline rush of fighting in front of a huge crowd to being somebody that the new generation doesn’t always recognize,...

Purple Belt Jason Statham Training BJJ To Get in Shape For Fast and Furious spin-off

The famous Hollywood actor Jason Statham is preparing for the upcoming Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs and Shaw, where he will be teaming up with the force of nature that is The Rock aka Dwayne...

Rousimar Palheres Looking As JACKED As Ever Ahead of Match with Craig Jones

The dangerous and unpredictable Rousimar Palhares will face fellow leglocker Craig Jones at KASAI Pro 3 scheduled for Saturday, August 18. Rousimar recently posted a picture from his training camp,...

Logan & Jake Paul Looking To Transition To MMA & Want To Face CM Punk

Youtube superstar brothers Logan and Jake Paul have more than 28 million subscribers on the video channel and have been all over the news with the outrageous pranks. The older brother, Jake Paul ran...

Catch Wrestling World Champ Pushing To Face Gordon Ryan in a 1st to 10 Wrestling Match

When you are a champion, you are sure to receive many challenges from all corners. Gordon Ryan has been interacting more and more with his fans. Recently after an exchange with AJ Agazarm he revealed...

Champion Collaborates with Hyperfly To Release Stylish BJJ Gi

BJJ lifestyle wear company Hyperfly  is bringing its BJJ Gi design to a whole new level. They have collaborated with famous sporting brand Champion and has just released a limited edition Gi with...

Swedish BJJ Federation Participates in Stockholm Gay Pride Parade

The Stockholm Pride (STHLM Pride) is an annual gay pride festival held in Stockholm, Sweden. It is one of the biggest gay pride festivals with some 60,000 participants and 600,000 following the...

Luke Rockhold is the New Face of Polo Ralph Lauren

Luke Rockhold is making waves outside of his MMA career. The former UFC middleweight champion is the new face of Polo Ralph Lauren. The former champ and BJJ black belt stated: “I’m a big believer...

Garry Tonon Victorious by RNC at One Championship Manila

BJJ ace Garry Tonon faced the ‘Kerala Krusher’ Rahul Raju in his second pro MMA bout today in Manila, Philippines during the ONE: Reign of the Kings event on July 27th. Much as expected he won by...

Bixente Lizarazu, Football World Cup Champion, is a BJJ Black Belt

Bixente Lizarazu, the former left back of French national football team that won the world cup in 1998, has been training Jiu-Jitsu for the since 2009. Lizarazu has also competed twice even winning...

Kurt Osiander Presents His New Academy After Leaving Team Ralph Gracie

Some stunning changes come from the way of the bjj Mecca – San Francisco. So what just happened there? Osiander has been very popular for a number of years. Recently Osiander went on the...