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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

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...

Wrestling World Champion Bo Nickal Embraces Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in The Gi

Wrestling under 23 world champion & NCAA All American wrestler Bo Nickal has finally made the plunge and embraced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in the Gi. He took a picture at one of his training sessions...

WWE Pro Wrestler MVP wins Brazilian IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu World Championship

You don’t often hear of WWE wrestlers training BJJ and much less competing in BJJ competitions. WWE’s MVP aka Montel Vontavious Porter competed last weekend at the 2020 World Master IBJJF...

Fast Food Employee Deals with Man Wielding Butchers Knife By Taking Him Down & Rear Choke

December 22, 2020, Split, Croatia – Shortly after 3:30 pm, an employee of a fast food facility was stabbed in the neck by a man with a butcher knife and scissors and was transported to the...

‘Reug Reug’ the 265lbs Senegalese Wrestler Will be Marcus Buchecha’s MMA Debut

The winningest IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu champion of all time with 13 wins, Marcus Buchecha Almeida has a date set for his MMA debut. The BJJ fighter will face Oumar Kane on February 24th for the One...

Buchecha To Make MMA Debut Against Senegalese Wrestling Champion at One Championship

The winningest IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu champion of all time with 13 wins, Marcus Buchecha Almeida has a date set for his MMA debut. The BJJ fighter will face Oumar Kane on February 24th for the One...

World’s Largest Sport Retailer DECATHLON Brings Innovative Pant Tightening System To Their Latest BJJ Gi

OUTSHOCK is a recent specialized sport combat brand developed by Decathlon. For those who don’t know, DECATHLON is a French company and the largest sport retailer in the world. The...

Jake Paul Attacks Dillon Danis with Projectiles in Drive-By

Youtuber and try hard boxer Jake Paul  is really trying to force his way into a fight with Conor McGregor. Paul turned his attention on McGregor’s teammate and Bellator fighter/BJJ black belt...

14 year Old Boy AGF Wins Pro Division by Submitting 3 BJJ Black Belts

J.R. Caballero. Remember this name. He is just 14 years old. He trains under Donny Blue in Pleasanton, Texas and has submitted numerous black belts in competition. This past weekend he won AGF’s...

67yr Old Woman Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu Takes Down Home Invader

A 67-year-old woman used her jiu-jitsu training to stop an intruder from hurting her neighbor in California, USA. Donald Robert Prestwood, 59, who also lived in the building, assaulted Lorenza...

Canadian BJJ Instructor Blasts Firas Zahabi For Refusing to Roll with Women in BJJ

Riccardo Carminati Galli is a Swiss BJJ instructor based in Toronto, Canada where he runs @BJJbattalion academy. He was revolted by what fellow Canadian BJJ/MMa coach recently said about his reasons...

Barata Freitas Legal Team Denies Rape Charges, Claiming It Was Consensual

A Brazilian jiujitsu champion and instructor at the famous Jackson-Wink MMA Academy has been arrested, jailed and accused of drugging and raping a client last month. Rafael de Freitas, 37, aka...

Man Wearing BJJ Gi with White Belt Wanted By Police in Texas After Being Involved in Assault

A man wearing a BJJ gi and a white belt is wanted by Police in League City, Texas after being involved in an assault on November 27th. The Police department first described the man as wearing a...

UFC Champ Israel Adesanya Promoted to Purple Belt in BJJ: “It’s Time to Start Tapping People Out!”

UFC Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0) is currently working on his BJJ Gi & No Gi game at Atos HQ in San Diego, California. Adesanya has been training BJJ for a few years under the...

BJJ Champion Rafael ‘Barata’ Freitas Accused of Drugging, Raping Client

A Brazilian jiujitsu champion and instructor at the famous Jackson-Wink MMA Academy has been arrested, jailed and accused of drugging and raping a client last month. Rafael Freitas, 37, aka Barata,...

Enson Inoue Promoted to 5th Degree BJJ Black Belt Despite IBJJF Not Recognizing His Rank

MMA legend and old school BJJ black belt Enson Inoue has been retired from MMA since 2004 (he had a short comeback fight in 2010), but he has started training Jiu-Jitsu again in 2016 after taking a...

Garry Tonon Wins in ONE Main Event & Maintains Unbeaten MMA Record

Held this Friday (4), in Kaalang, Singapore, the “ONE Championship – Big Bang” marked the return of Garry Tonon to the Asian organization’s MMA fights. Featured in the main event of...

Gordon Ryan, John Danaher and the DDS Big Plans 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...

British PM Hails New Vaccine as ‘Biological Jiu-Jitsu’

The UK prime minister Boris Johnson press conference has just come to an end. The PM welcomed the new Pfizer/Biotech vaccine, saying rollout will begin next week. About 800,000 older people, care...

Teenage Champ Kade Ruotolo Taps BJJ Black Belt with Rare Choke to Win Combat Jiu-Jitsu World Title

Buggy choke has turned quite a few eyebrows since videos of it first surfaced a few years ago. Now the Buggy choke was on display in the finals of last weekend’s 2020 Combat Jiujitsu World...

Japan: 63 yr Old Fights Off Attacking Bear Using Karate

A 63-year-old karate black belt started out as the victim of an encounter with an angry bear, but ended up the victor, police in Japan have said. Atsushi Aoki was fishing in the mountains of...

Muay Thai Instructor Uses Jiu-Jitsu to Subdue Manhattan Baby Abduction Suspect

A good Samaritan used his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills to stop an attempted kidnapping at Madison Square Park in NYC this month. Brian Kemsley, 33, a Muay Thai instructor and BJJ practitioner found...

Watch: Epic Trailer For New Jiu-Jitsu Movie w/ Sean Patrick Flanery, Dennis Quaid & Renzo Gracie

After the calamity that is the new Nicolas Cage movie called “Jiu-Jitsu” which actually has nothing to do wit Jiu-Jitsu, we now have a promising MMA/BJJ movie coming up. The trailer for...

Fellipe Andrew Explains Decision To Switch Teams from Zenith to Alliance

Fellipe Andrew made a huge impact at this year’s European championship when he won the gold in the black belt absolute in spectacular fashion. The Zenith black belt became the first man to submit...