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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Video : Joe Schilling Beats ‘Pervert’ Up for Using S*x Toy in his Gym’s Shower

World class kickboxer and MMA fighter Joe Schilling recently was faced with a very weird situation in his gym. Schilling is a middleweight champion in GLORY, a former WBC world champion in Muay Thai...

Ben Askren Isn’t Yet Convinced by Khamzat Chimaev’s Hype Train

The Chechen Khamzat Chimaev is currently the UFC’s fastest rising star after he fought and won twice within a ten day period. He then went on to openly threaten Conor McGregor. Chimaev has a rich...

Mackenzie Dern’s Husband Got Into a Fight with Her Ex-Coach

Strawweight contender Mackenzie Dern talks MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck about her upcoming fight with Randa Markos at UFC Vegas 11. Her husband, Wesley Santos, who is a professional got into a...

Josh Hinger On No Cross Training Rule: ‘Is Being Treated Like a Dog by your Instructor Ok?’

Team switching in Jiu-Jitsu is a very controversial topic that will always provoke different points of views and arguments among the BJJ community. Throughout Jiu-Jitsu history, there have always...

Jose Aldo: ‘MMA Fighters Who Haven’t Trained in The Gi Should Not Be Promoted to BJJ Black Belt’

Former UFC champion and BJJ black belt Jose Aldo is firmly against BJJ instructors promoting MMA fighters without prior experience in Jiu-Jitsu and without having trained in the Gi, straight to black...

Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner Stops Kidnapping of Child at a Restaurant

This brave jiu-jitsu practitioner (who decided to remain nameless) showed speed and selflessness when he took action against a very determined child abductor at a restaurant in South Africa. You can...

Jacare: ‘I’d Make As Much Money Teaching BJJ As I Do in MMA’

BJJ world champion and UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza discusses his upcoming UFC fight against Robert Whittaker, why he’s not fighting Luke Rockhold or Yoel Romero. Souza...

Renzo Gracie Explains Backstory To Head Stomping Incident with Judoka Ben Spijkers

Who remembers the classic grudge Vale tudo match between the legendary Renzo Gracie and world class Judo Ben Spijkers from back in 1995? Renzo Gracie was heavily criticised for stomping on the head...

Rigan Machado Recommends Controversial Russian Martial Art ‘Systema’ as a Way To Improve in Jiu-Jitsu

Systema (Система, literally meaning The System) is a Russian martial art. Training includes, but is not limited to: hand-to-hand combat, grappling, knife fighting, and firearms training....

Erberth Santos Does it Again; Gives Up Mid-Match Against Felipe Pena

📸 @graciemagoficial In the much awaited rematch between Felipe “Preguica” Pena and Erberth Santos the match ended once again in an anti-climatic fashion, as Santos verbally tapped....

Renzo Gracie Reviews Khabib-Gaethje Bout & If a Top BJJ Black Belt Could Sub Khabib

Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to defend his UFC Lightweight belt in a unification bout against Justin Gaethje on October 25, 2020 at UFC 254. When the BJJ and MMA legend Renzo Gracie was asked...

Demian Maia On Why He Doesn’t Ground & Pound: ‘BJJ Submission Mentality is Reason Why I Don’t Hurt Opponents with Strikes’

BJJ and ADCC world champion Demian Maia is one of the best Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners in all of MMA and said he wanted another main event or co-main event in Brazil next year. He is set to...

Josh Barnett: ‘Starting Your Rolls On The Knees isn’t Realistic & is a Waste Of Time’

UFC heavyweight and Metamoris heavyweight champion Josh Barnett posted on his facebook his opinion on grapplers who start their rolls (training) on the knees. Barnett argues that it’s a waste...

Catch Wrestling World Champ Who Harassed Gordon Ryan, Easily Submitted By Unranked Jiu-Jitsu Opponent

Curran Jacobs, the ‘Catch Wrestling world champion’ who has been aggressively asking to face 3x ADCC champion Gordon Ryan in a grappling match, lost a grappling superfight last weekend at...

BJJ Practitioner Uses Modern Jiu-Jitsu Rolling Back Take To Teach Street Bully a Lesson

Many Old school BJJ practitioners will say that may of today’s so called modern sport BJJ techniques are not applicable in a street self defense situation. For Gracie Barra Carlos Jr, self...

UFC Breakout Star Khamzat Chimaev Surprise Promotion To BJJ blue belt: ‘I’m Very Nervous’

The Chechen Khamzat Chimaev is currently the UFC’s fastest rising star after he fought and won twice within a ten day period. He then went on to openly threaten Conor McGregor. Chimaev has a...

ADCC Pushes Back European, African, & Middle Eastern Trials Until December

ADCC has just announced that the ADCC European trials have been moved back two months. Instead of 3rd of October 2020 they will instead be held on the 19th of December in Lubon, Poland. ADCC says...

Derrick Lewis Earns First Stripe On His Blue Belt in BJJ After Victory over Oleinik

After defeating Aleksei Oleinik by TKO earlier this month, Derrick Lewis fight declared that he’s “one of the baddest blue belts in Texas.” Lewis’s BJJ instructor Joe Murphy of Renzo...

Last Man to Defeat Conor McGregor in BJJ Competition, Kywan Gracie-Behring: ‘His Ground Game is Weak’

Photo: Jiu-Jitsu style Gracie Behring, son of the legendary Marcelo Behring and a black belt under Roger Gracie was the last man to defeat Conor McGregor in a BJJ competition match. It was during the...

Jiu-Jitsu: An Effective Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ?

The USF (University of South Florida) is conducting a research to find out the positive effects of practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as traditional exercise in treating Post Traumatic Stress...

62 yr Old Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner Attacked In Parking Lot, Puts Attacker To Sleep

Why train bjj….. Because $h!t happens and you need to be ready when it does. BJJ black belt instructor Adam Nadow tells the story of what just happened to his student Mike Lowery: “Former...

Jiu-Jitsu & Vale Tudo Legend Fernando Pinduka: ‘MMA Rules Nowadays Do Not Favor Jiu-Jitsu’

Fernando Pinduka is a true legend of the gentle art. Black belt under Carlson Gracie, he was one of the biggest names in Jiu-Jitsu during the 1980s, known for the epic battle with Marco Ruas in 1984...

Osama Bin Laden was a Judo Black Belt, Trained with Saudi National Judo Team in 80’s

A judo coach from Taiwan claims that he taught Osama Bin Laden in Saudi Arabia in the early Eighties. Jimmy Wu produced pictures and video from the early 1980’s of him with students that...

Cormier On What It’s Like Sparring Khabib: ‘He Feels Strong, It’s Crazy, That Should Not Happen’

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to spar and grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well,...