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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Josh Barnett: ‘Starting Your Rolls On The Knees 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...

Mackenzie Dern Discusses Her Infamous Change of Accent Over the Years

BJJ fans have been making a big deal about the evolution of BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern’s accent from proper American accent a few years back old to nowadays someone who sounds like...

Relson Gracie Released From Jail & Cleared After Drug Trafficking Arrest

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu red belt Relson Gracie was arrested at dawn on Saturday (25) when transporting skunk and marijuana derivatives on the Presidente Dutra Highway, which connects Rio de Janeiro and...

Rafael Lovato Jr Reveals Brain Condition That Could Possibly Make Him Retire

Last July, BJJ world champion Rafael Lovato made history. The undefeated MMA fighter (10-0 MMA) dominated and took a decision win over the dangerous veteran Gegard Mousasi in the main event of...

Coronavirus Outbreak: ADCC Mongolia Cancelled As Death Toll Exceeds 100

The organizers of the grappling tournament ADCC Mongolia which was set to be held next weekend have just announced that they are cancelling the event which has been running for the past 6 years. The...

Relson Gracie Black Belt Addresses The Arrest of Relson Gracie on Drug Charges

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu red belt Relson Gracie was arrested at dawn on Saturday (25) when transporting skunk and marijuana derivatives on the Presidente Dutra Highway, which connects Rio de Janeiro and...

Jiu-Jitsu Red Belt Relson Gracie Arrested on Drug Charges

Known name of the Gracie family, Relson Gracie was arrested at dawn on Saturday (25) when transporting skunk and marijuana derivatives on the Presidente Dutra Highway, which connects Rio de Janeiro...

Ben Askren Voices Opinion on Father Arrested After Tackling His Son’s Opponent at a Wrestling Match

Earlier the week, a father of a high school wrestler, rushed and tackled his son’s wrestling opponent in a high school wrestling match. The father, Barry Lee Jones, was then arrested and...

Krav Maga Instructor Brags Online About Winning a BJJ Match in Masters White Belt Division

In a tournament in Poland, Wojciech Cieślak, a Krav Maga Master was competing. Nothing special, but he was signed to the MASTERS WHITE BELT category. He won his first fight by anaconda choke (a...

Footage Emerges of Ashton Kutcher Rolling with Craig Jones

Ashton Kutcher came back in BJJ news late last year when he was promoted to brown belt by his long time instructor Rigan Machado. Kutcher has been training more or less regularly for the past 5 years...

Demian Maia Remembers Epic Victory over Jacare: ‘I Had No Strategy’

    Demian Maia remembers his epic victory in 2005, as he overcame one of the all time greatest fighters in Jiu-Jitsu and snatched the gold in the World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Olympic...

Galvao: ‘Until We Change Rules, BJJ Will Never be on TV. Athletes Will Never Be Well Paid’

Even the most enthusiastic fan of Jiu-Jitsu sometimes will find a match boring. The reason is the lack of action. Even worse, many times, it is purposeful. Athletes use of “comfortable”...

Joe Rogan on His TRT, Growth Hormone & Vitamin Fuelled Lifestyle

The UFC commentator, BJJ black belt, comedian and podcast host has never hidden the fact that he uses TRT (Testosterone replacement therapy), and HGH (Human growth hormone). For Rogan he takes it to...

Father Arrested After Tackling His Son’s Opponent at a Wrestling Match

Barry Lee Jones, a father of of a high school wrestler, was arrested and charged with simple assault after rushing and tackling a his son’s opponent during a wrestling match, according to a...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament In Russia Ended in a Mass Brawl

The open Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament for children and adults in the Moscow Winter BJJ Cup, which took place on January 18 in Krasnogorsk near Moscow, ended with a mass brawl of participants and...

Robert Downey Jr. Talks Kung Fu w/ Notorious Bullshido Doubter Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan is a longtime non-believer in Kung Fu. He has on numerous occasions talked down at Kung Fu and how innfective it is for self defense or for MMA. Here are the most colorful moments: Well,...

Missing 14 Year Old BJJ Practitioner Samantha Lopez Has Been Found After 4 Days

14-year-old Samantha Lopez who was reported missing has been located and is safe, according to her family. No other details were released, but the family thanks everyone for their prayers and...

Jacare Reveals Reason For Leaving BJJ For MMA

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is the ultimate grappler with world class ground game and fantastic stand up takedown game. He is a BJJ and Judo black belt formed at ASLE academy with his first instructor...

Firas Zahabi: ‘Beginners in BJJ Should Start Without the Gi’

GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi is a BJJ black belt and believes that beginners in Jiu-Jitsu are better off starting without the Gi instead of with the Gi. This goes against what many Jiu-Jitsu...

14 Year Old BJJ Practitioner Samantha Lopez Has Gone Missing

UPDATE: Missing 14 Year Old BJJ Practitioner Samantha Lopez Has Been Found After 4 Days Please help us locate 14 year old BJJ practitioner Samantha Lopez. She has been missing since January 4,...

Jackson-Wink Release Footage Of Jon Jones Going 2-1 in NAGA Grappling Tournament

Back in 2016, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested himself at NAGA (Grappling championships) against recreational practitioners. The champ was very playful as you can see by the way he was...

Royce Gracie: ‘People that Walk into a BJJ School Wanting Self Defense are Guided To A Sport with a Point System’

   Photo: Sonny Parlin  http://sonnyparlin.com Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing all around the world. Sport style Jiu-Jitsu is flourishing while the traditional Gracie Jiu-Jitsu for self defense...

Brendan Schaub Weighs in On Claim That Ashton Kutcher Could Beat Conor McGregor in a Grappling Match

In his recent Fighter and the Kid podcast episode, Brendan Schaub – a former MMA fighter and a stand-up comedian – spoke with co-host Brian Callen, amongst other things, about wether newly...

Ruotolo Twins Promoted to Purple Belt After 14 Yrs of Training BJJ

Twin brother Kade and Tye Ruotolo represent a new generation of BJJ players. They are 16 years old and have been training since the age of 3 hey have won everything that there is to win in BJJ at...