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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Bellator Champ Ilima-Lei MacFarlane Suing Former Basketball Coach for Sexual Abuse

Bellator MMA flyweight champion & 10th planet brown belt Ilima-Lei Macfarlane and sister are Mahina are accusing their former basketball coach of sexually abusing them back in 2003. A lawsuit is...

BJJ Black Belt Felicia Oh Tapped Out Adult Film Star Seymore Butts

BJJ black belt Joe Rogan, on his last podcast was talking to his guest Owen Smith, about the effectiveness of Jiu-Jitsu. He used a famous analogy from Relson Gracie: “I move and then you move....

BJ Penn On His Future: ‘Fighting Is The Only Thing I Have Going On In My Life Right Now’

MMA legend & BJJ world champion BJ Penn is having a hard time leaving his fighting career. The 41 year old former 2 division UFC champion & BJJ world champion hasn’t won an MMA fight in...

Flashback: Fan Rushes Britney Spears & Drops Security with Seoi Nage Judo Throw

During her Vegas show, Britney Spears is rushed onstage by a man who takes on security before being arrested. After leaving the stage in fear the man might have a gun, Britney returned and finished...

‘Boogeyman’ Martinez Fined By Police For Filming BJJ Techniques at his Academy

San Diego PD are not kidding with enforcing social distancing and lockdown… EBI champion and 10th planet black belt Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez was with 2 of his students at his academy...

Zabit MagomedSharipov Spars with a Goat To Keep His Skills Sharp

With the current worldwide lockdown, MMA phenom Zabit Magomedsharipov is keeping his skills sharp by sparring with a…Goat. 🐐 Meanwhile… Zabit is sparring with a goat!@zabeast_mma 😅...

World’s First Ever Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Video Game To Be Released Second Half of 2020

In today’s reality were most the majority of BJJ practitioners are quarantined at hom, you will be able to practice Jiu-Jitsu and even compete against great rivals from all over the planet. The...

Ryan Hall: ‘You Shouldn’t Go Compete Unless You Are 100% Prepared’

Ryan Hall is a UFC fighter, BJJ black belt, head instructor of 50/50 BJJ, an ADCC bronze medalist with a long career in high level competition throughout which he has beaten many of the top grapplers...

Roger Gracie Was Sick From Coronavirus For 10 Days; Asks The Young & Healthy To Take it Seriously

One of the biggest names in the history of competitive jiu-jitsu and former UFC fighter, Roger Gracie – living in London, England for years – was infected with the new coronavirus in...

Trailer For Much Awaited Film ‘Jiu-Jitsu’ Featuring Nicolas Cage, Tony & Alain Moussi

Nicolas Cage is set to star in “Jiu jitsu” movie. The movie in question is a martial arts actioner based on the comic book of the same name. Now here’s where things get a bit sketchy – Cage...

Chilling Footage Emerges Of UFC Anthony Smith’s Home Invader

UFC light heavyweight contender & BJJ black belt Anthony Smith was awoken last weekend by the screaming of a home invader in his own house. Smith detailed the ‘terrifying’ experience to...

Gordon Ryan Buys His Dad A Car & Plans To Buy His Mom a House From The Money He’s Made From Jiu-Jitsu

Gordon Ryan, the biggest current star in Grappling has had an amazing run in the past few years. The 24 year old has won everything there is to win in No Gi grappling: 3x ADCC world champion, EBI...

Rickson Gracie on Cultural Differences Between Brazilians and Japanese

The legend Rickson Gracie talks about the difference in cultures between the Japanese and Brazilians. We also dive into the critical aspect of learning for this white belt generation, and the JJGF...

Dan Bilzerian Looking To Complete Another Bucket List Item: MMA Fight

  Social media giant Dan Bilzerian looking to complete another bucket list item: MMA fight! Dan Bilzerian is an American socialite, professional poker player, and trust fund...

Ronda Rousey & Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay Wrestle & Cook Breakfast

The former UFC champion and Olympic Judo bronze medalist Ronda Rousey has reinvented herself in the last couple  as a WWE superstar. In February,  Rousey joined world class chef Gordon Ramsey in...

Claudia Doval Has Evidence & Promises To Take De La Riva To Court Over Sexual Abuse Allegations

Earlier this week, news broke out of BJJ world champion Claudia Doval accusing her former instructor, BJJ legend Ricardo De La Riva of sexual abuse. This is what caused here to leave the De La Riva...

UFC Anthony Smith’s Home Invader Was a Wrestling Champion

UFC light heavyweight contender & BJJ black belt Anthony Smith was awoken last weekend by a home invader in his own house. Smith detailed the ‘terrifying’ experience to ESPN’s Ariel...

UFC’s Anthony Smith Describes Terrifying Home Invasion: “No Normal Human is Able to Fight Like That”

UFC light heavyweight contender & BJJ black belt Anthony Smith was awoken last weekend by a home invader in his own house. Smith detailed the ‘terrifying’ experience to ESPN’s Ariel...

French Judo Champion & BJJ Practitioner Dies From Coronavirus Aged 37

Covid-19 made another victim Sunday. Cyril Boulanger, 37, living in Esmery-Hallon, died at the Lille University Hospital. For the past week, this sportsman had been hospitalized in a very serious...

Ricardo De La Riva Fires Back At Claudia Doval Sexual Abuse Accusations

Yesterday morning, news broke out of BJJ world champion Claudia Doval accusing her former instructor, BJJ legend Ricardo De La Riva of sexual abuse. This is what caused here to leave the De La Riva...

Gordon Ryan On Why He Lost All Respect For Keenan Cornelius

Gordon Ryan has pubicly expressed his thoughts on Keenan Cornelius. According to Gordon, Keenan’s recent actions have dissapointed him. Gordon explained how Team Renzo Gracie welcomed Keenan to...

Lost Your Job Because of Coronavirus? Rener Gracie Has a Brilliant Solution

As the World is battling the new Coronavirus, 6.65 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the US last week, due to the devastating economic impact of the lockdown and border closing...

Claudia Doval Accuses Former Instructor Ricardo De La Riva of Sexual Abuse

Claudia Doval is a black belt part of Soul Fighters team, and by being named as the top female athlete by the IBJJF for the 2018/2019 season – and by winning gold for the third time on the World...

Flashback: When a BJJ Instructor Demoted His Student From Brown to Purple Belt

  Demoting a student in Jiu-Jitsu is very rare. Under normal circumstances, everybody deserves their belt. A few years back, a BJJ instructor in Brazil has recently demoted a student from brown...