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Category Archive: BJJ News

Cyborg’s Statement On His Black Belt Who Admited To Sexually Assaulting a Teen

Police arrested 31-year-old BJJ instructor Marcel Goncalves of Fight Sports Naples on Tuesday for having sex with a teenager. Goncalves is married, and is the head instructor of Fight Sports Naples...

We Have a Date & Opponent for Dillon Danis’s MMA Debut at Bellator

After over a year of self hyping himself as the best MMA fighter in the world even though he is still 0-0, Dillon Danis will finally step in the cage in an MMA fight. Danis is set to make his debut...

Florida BJJ Instructor Marcel Goncalves Admits To Sexually Assaulting a Teen

Police arrested 31-year-old BJJ instructor Marcel Goncalves of Fight Sports Naples on Tuesday for having sex with a teenager. Goncalves is married, and is the head instructor of Fight Sports Naples...

It Was Kron Gracie Who Promoted Rickson Gracie To Coral Belt in 2009

When a group of students recently promoted their coach to the rank of coral belt they didn’t really consider they would be stirring the pot majorly. This instructor had been a student of Jean...

McGregor’s Movement Coach Ido Portal is Preparing for MMA debut

Check out BJJ Fanatics for tons of great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques and Strategies. If you’ve been watching Conor McGregor’s these last few years, you may have noticed these movement drills...

Demian Maia Grapples an Amazon Indian

BJJ black belt and UFC welterweight Demian Maia recently tried something different. He tried his hand at Huka-Huka. Huka-huka is a Brazilian folk wrestling style of the indigenous people of Xingu, in...

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London: black belt champions crowned in thrilling ending of a outstanding season

The final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour in London, UK, this Sunday, March 11, at the Copper Box Arena, provided Jiu-Jitsu fans with the final note a glorious 2017/2018 season...

Transgender Woman Anne Veriato Defeats man in MMA debut in Brazil

Today a peculiar event took place. A transgender woman called Anne Veriato defeated a man in an MMA fight in Brazil. Veriato is 21 and has been training and competing in jiu jitsu since she was 7....

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London: Miyao, Ana Carol, Isaque, Jackson, others put on a show in the black belt division on day 1

The final leg of the 2017/2018 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour started out with a bang this Saturday, March 10, at the Copper Box Arena, in London, UK. Close to two hundred...

Strikes Thrown During BJJ Match in Singapore

This unfortunate incident happened during a BJJ superfight in Grapple Asia, Singapore between Shaqueme Shem Rock (Monarchy MMA Gym) and Huang Shihao (BJJ Singapore). It appears that the Singapore...

Watch: RoldolFo Vieira Faces Alexander Neufang ACB 82

Rodolfo Vieira just had his third MMA fight.  

After All The Self-Hype, Dillon Danis Set For MMA Debut at Bellator 198 in April

After over a year of self hyping himself as the best MMA fighter in the world even though he is still 0-0, Dillon Danis will finally step in the cage in an MMA fight. Danis announced it first:...

If JJ Machado Doesn’t Qualify for Coral Belt, Why is He Denouncing a Fake Coral Belt?

Earlier this week we reported on a case of students promoting their black belt professor to the rank of red and black belt. This instructor had been a student of Jean Jacques Machado who is himself a...

Rodolfo Vieira Has Dropped 33lbs For His MMA Bout w/ Alexander Neufang

BJJ and ADCC World champion Rodolfo Vieira has an incoming MMA fight this weekend at Absolut Championship Berkut in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The black belt of GFTeam will be on the card of the ACB MMA 82,...

We Have a Date & Opponnent for Garry Tonon’s MMA Debut

We have a date and opponent for Grappling champion Garry Tonon’s MMA debut. In the co-main event of One Championship 68 in Bangkok, Thailand, Tonon (0-0) will face Richard Corminal (4-3) in a...

Mackenzie Dern Discusses Her Change of Accent Over the Years

Mackenzie Dern is scheduled to make her promotional debut against Ashley Yoder on March 3, 2018, at UFC 222. BJJ fans have been making a big deal about the evolution of BJJ world champion...

Hyperfly Collaborates with Carhartt To Release Stylish New Gi

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

MMA Coach Smirks & Smiles as Sentenced To Life in Prison For Sexually Assaulting Child

2 days ago, MMA fighter Nelson Ivan del Valle-Nazario, 34, of Tampa, Fl. was sentenced to life in prison for sexual assualt and rape on a minor (12 years old) Nazario had a 3-3 Pro MMA record. The...

BJJ Girls Camp With Mackenzie Dern, Barcelona June 29-July 1

The undefeated UFC fighter and multiple World and ADCC Champion Mackenzie Dern will be leading a BJJ/grappling camp in Barcelona, Spain 29,30 june, 01 july 2018. An exclusive opportunity unlike any...

BJJ Instructor Who Gave Out Junior Black Belt Responds to Backlash

A BJJ kids academy located in Maine, USA,, Stonecoast Brazilian jiu jitsu for kids , has been promoting to the rank of ‘junior’ black belt in BJJ. Reddit BJJ member Fakku MMA noticed...

It’s Happening Again: Children Promoted to BJJ Black Belt In Maine

It’s a recurrent theme. Every few years, a random BJJ academy, usually in the USA, is exposed because of its unusual grading system for children, outside of the  Federation rules , where...

Transgender Female BJJ Champion Will Face Man in MMA Bout

Remember the transgender woman Fallon Fox who fought women in MMA bouts? Well this case is different. We will be seeing an inetresting fight at MMA organisation Mr. Cage 34 in Manaus, Brazil: a...

Henry Akins Answers Those Calling Rickson’s Views on Jiu-Jitsu ‘Outdated’

  There has been a lot of criticism recently of BJJ legend Rickson Gracie. He was heavily criticised for harbouring 3 convicted sexual offenders in his Jiu-Jitsu global federation. They have...

Rodolfo Vieira Will Face Eccentric Serbian-German Fighter in 3rd MMA Bout

BJJ and ADCC World champion Rodolfo Vieira has an incoming MMA fight and now in a new organisation. After confirming his contract signing with Absolut Championship Berkut, an organisation that has...