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Category Archive: BJJ News

This weekend’s Rio Open / International Masters & Seniors Bring In Stars From Past And Present

The Rio Open/ International Masters and Seniors Championship promises to be a great feast forJiu-Jitsu fans in Rio de Janeiro, . The yearly event event will gather the adult blackbelts, masters and...

Andre Galvao On His Difficult Road To Winning ADCC 2011

Andre Galvao won his weight and the absolute in ADCC 2011 in the UK. He will be fighting Braulio Estima in a superfight in Beijing at ADCC 2013. He shared his road to the championship which was full...

Rodolfo To Participate In Superfight @Jiu-Jitsu Expo & Keenan Invited To ADCC In Beijing

The second edition of the World Jiu-Jitsu is looking promising. The event is promoted by Renzo Gracie will be held on 9 and 10 of November, in Long Beach, California. After the Bruno Malfacine and...

The Top 5 BJJ Fighters In MMA According To Fabricio Werdum

At the UFC in Fortaleza last month, the event reached a new record. From 12 fights, eight ended by submission, showing the strength of Jiu-Jitsu in the UFC. The black belt Fabricio Werdum, who...

Robert Drysdale Out Of UFC 163 Fight Due To Staph Infection

Robert Drysdale will have to wait a bit longer to make his UFC debut. The light heavyweight has been forced to pull out of a scheduled bout against Ednaldo Oliveira at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Rio de...

Roger Gracie Considering An Offer To Face Marcus Buchecha In Metamoris III

In October 2012, at Metamoris Pro 1, Roger Gracie put his gi back on to face the biggest name in Jiu-Jitsu today: Marcus Buchecha Almeida . The match ended in a draw after 20 minutes. The two meet...

Australian BJJ Phenom Kit Dale Included In 2013 Copa Podio Grand Prix

Newly promoted Australian black belt phenom Kit Dale will be joining Keenan Cornelius, US Judoka Travis Stevens, Leandro Lo and many other big stars at the 2013 Copa Podio de Jiu-Jitsu in Rio de...

Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral Back To Jiu-Jitsu, Looking To Compete At Rio Open

After announcing his retirement from MMA , Renato Babalu plans to return to Jiu-Jitsu. At 37, Babalu has had 48 MMA fights – and only 11 losses – throughout his brilliant career. He is...

Roger Gracie: “I’m Considering The Option Of Moving up A Weight Class In The UFC.”

After his decision loss on his UFC debut to Tim Kennedy, Roger told Tatame that he is analyzing the situation. He has said that he is considering going back up to Light heavyweight, his last weight...

Miyao Bros & Renzo Gracie Training With Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed

“Those kids have a way to find your back from everywhere,” says Renzo Gracie, who is been training with the Miyao brother in Sheikh Tahnoon’s (who is a BJJ black belt who has been...

Anderson Silva On Chris Weidman Rematch: “All the provocation, hands down… It should continue, it’s part of the show”

The rematch is set for December 28. Anderson Silva says that he made some mistakes during their first encounter but says that he will continue to provoke his opponent since that is part of his...

Andre Galvao: “My Training For My ADCC Superfight With Braulio Starts Today.”

The reigning weight and absolute of the ADCC , Andre Galvao will once again participate in the largest Grappling World Championship, which will take place on October 19 in Beijing, China. The Atos...

Roberto Cyborg: “I Went To Two Universities, Studying Business & Fitness, But I Had Something Telling Me That I Had To Do Something With Jiu-Jitsu…”

Roberto Abreu AKA “Cyborg” is a one of the most exciting fighters today and instructs at Fightsports in Miami, Florida. In this video he talks about how he chose to live the Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle:

2x ADCC Champ, Leo Vieira Back To Action @ADCC 2013 in China

ADCC has just confirmed that 2x champion Leonardo Vieira will be in Beijing in October. in the last edition in the UK, Leo finished runner-up of the 77kg category which was won by Marcelo Garcia....

Marcus Buchecha Almeida Training & Teaching In Russia

The current absolute world champion Marcus “Buchecha”, 23 years old, was recently touring the world teaching and of course training Jiu-Jitsu. Here he is in Russia during his 3 day...

Winner Of ADCC Brazilian Trials, Joao Gabriel: “My Dream Is To Be ADCC & World BJJ Champion.”

After the first half the year focusing on gi tournaments, João Gabriel will start his preparation for ADCC , which will be held on October 19 in Beijing, China. This will be the first time that the...

(Rumors in Brazil) Minotauro Nogueira On Anderson Silva’s Loss: “If people knew what really happened in the defeat of Anderson, they would be disgusted.”

      Some Brazilian Media are all over the rumors that Anderson Silva threw the fight against Chris Weidman. They are just rumors and should be treated as such. Here is a translation...

Possible UFC Elite Grappling Match Up: Jake Shields Wants To Fight Demian Maia

FightHubTV talked to UFC welterweight Jake Shields during a recent event in Northern California. In the video above, Shields talks about wanting a rematch with Jake Ellenberger, Jiu-Jitsu, and the...

Jiu-Jitsu Expo 2nd Edition: Bruno Malfacine vs Jeff Glover, No Gi Superfight

Five-time world Jiu-Jitsu champion , Bruno Malfacine will be in action in a No Gi fight. In the second edition of the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, on the 9th and 10th of November in California, the black...

Rafael Lovato Jr To Face Lucio Lagarto in Superfight At Grapplers Quest Amsterdam

From Lovato’s facebook: “The next challenge is set! I will be competing in a no-gi superfight against the super tough Lucio “lagarto” Rodrigues at the Grapplers Quest /...

Marcus Buchecha: “Rodolfo Is The Best In The World.”

Marcus Buchecha and Rodolfo Vieira have faced in all the finals of the absolute of major championships in Jiu-Jitsu . In 2013, the two met in the finals of the Worlds and World Pro, with the athlete...

(Video) UFC veteran Maiquel Falcao Attacked By Group In Massive Street Fight In Brazil

    UFC and Bellator fighter Maiquel Falcao got violently attacked in a gas station in Brazil and it was all filmed by CCTV: This is what happened according to MMA fighting: “The...

Roger Gracie After His UFC Loss To Tim Kennedy: “The Weight Loss Made Me Gas Out.”

Source: GracieMag  Roger Gracie blaims the weight cut for him gassing out during the fight. He said that he won’t go up a weight class but needs to get used to the cut. “GRACIEMAG: On...

Statues Of Carlos & Helio Gracie Will Be Erected in Rio De Janeiro

Source: O Globo As further proof of the important place of the Gracie family in Brazilian society: Brazilian newspaper “O Globo” broke the news to the public. Grandmasters Carlos and Helio...