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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Bisping: ‘Dildo Danis’ a Very Poor Man’s Conor McGregor is a Stain on MMA’

Michael Bisping doesn’t usually talk about the controversial Dillon Danis but he gave his 2 cents on the very unpopular BJJ star’s embarrassing altercation and arrest in front of a New...

UFC’s Gillian Robertson and Bia Mesquita Scheduled to Compete at a Combat Jiu-Jitsu Tournament

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments are getting increasingly bigger in numbers lately! And the excitement is closely following them; it’s been just a couple of days ago that it was announced...

Ronda Rousey Demonstrates a Secret Armbar Trick on Rener Gracie

Ronda Rousey – former UFC’s bantamweight champion – recently welcomed her first child into the world. Alongside her husband Travis Browne, who’s a former UFC heavyweight...

Bouncer Who Choked Out Dillon Danis Has First Training Session with Tom DeBlass

It’s no secret that Tom DeBlass – like many other Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes – doesn’t have the highest opinion of Dillon Danis. He called out Danis multiple times on his...

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Announces Platform and Hotline Number for Reporting Misconduct

Weeks after the numerous sexual assault allegation cases shocked the BJJ community, Fight Sport’s Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu announced that new guidelines for addressing misconduct will...

Andrew Schulz: “Jiu-Jitsu is Useless in High Level MMA”

Apparently Comedian Andrew Schultz is a bjj doubter. One recent Twitter post of his revealed he BJJ to be useless in MMA: I’ve never done jiu jitsu. So yes you prolly would. But JIU JITSU IS...

ADCC Champion Yuri Simoes: “I Love The Process of Learning and Training”

Yuri Simoes is one of the best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighters in history; a two-times ADCC champion (2015 and 2017). In an interview that was recently published on GracieMag, Simoes looked back on his...

Gordon Ryan Reacts to Kaynan Duarte’s WNO Loss: “This Is An Embarrassment To Our Sport”

The first finals match of the previous weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships was a heavyweight bout between Tim Spriggs and a strongly favored Kaynan Duarte. And, well, the end of the...

HUGE UPSET: Unranked Jacob Couch Taps Roberto Jimenez at WNO

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Lightweight division saw a uge upset win for the “Hillbillie Hammer” who submitted the number ranked lightweight Roberto Jimenez. Couch comes from Pedigo...

UFC 266: Jonathan Pearce Submits Omar Morales with a Rear Naked Choke

The UFC hasn’t seen a shortage of submission finishes lately, and such was the case at UFC 266 as well. The Las Vegas event took place at the T-Mobile Arena, with fans eagerly waiting for the...

Bo Nickal Chokes Out Opponent To Sleep In MMA Debut

Bo Nickal, the wrestling U-23 world champion & NCAA All American wrestler, has just fought in his first MMA match! The Penn State alumnus made his MMA debut in an amateur fight against David...

Gordon Ryan Returns to Competition at Who’s Number One (WNO) in October

Do you think that the excitement about BJJ competitions can’t be higher? You thought wrong, because it’s just been announced that Gordon Ryan will make his return to competition sooner...

WNO Middleweight Finals: Tye Ruotolo Beats Mica Galvao

The middleweight finals match of the WNO Championships featured a competition between Tye Ruotolo and Mica Galvao. And, although the match wasn’t as high-paced as many expected it would be,...

WNO Heavyweight Finals: Tim Spriggs Submits Kaynan Duarte

The first finals match of the previous weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) Championships was the heavyweight one; featuring a bout between Tim Spriggs and a hugely favored Kaynan Duarte....

WNO Lightweight Finals: Kade Ruotolo Submits Gabriel Sousa

The Who’s Number One (WNO) Lightweight Finals match saw an attacking-style match between Kade Ruotolo and Gabriel Sousa. The two athletes started by looking for takedown opportunities on their...

Grace Gundrum Submits Jessa Khan via Twister at WNO Championships

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting increasingly more popular and full of phenomenal talents as time passes. However, some talents are, well, more talented and hard-working than others; among them being...

F2W 185 Full Results: Yuri Simoes Beats Fellipe Andrew In Main Event

The F2W 185 event was everything you’d hope it would be. A night of exciting matches was wrapped up with a main event between Yuri Simoes – a 2x ADCC champion – and Fellipe Andrew,...

Gabriel Sousa Chokes Out Mikey Musumeci At Who’s Number One (WNO)

After Amanda Leve defeated Gabi Garcia, this weekend’s Who’s Number One (WNO) event witnessed yet another huge upset! Namely, it was in the 155-pound division that Gabriel Sousa tapped...

Orlando Sanchez Slams Tex Johnson On His Head To Escape Triangle at WNO

ADCC champion Orlando faced the dangerous Tex Johnson in round 1 of the WNO heavyweight championship. Tex caught Big O in a fully locked triangle and Big O lifted Tex up in the air and slammed his...

Historic Upset: Amanda Leve Defeats Gabi Garcia at WNO

History was made at the WNO Championships women’s heavyweight division: Amanda Leve defeated the 9x BJJ world and ADCC world champion Gabi Garcia. Leve advances to the semi-Finals. The lineup :...

Olympic Silver Medalist Judoka Discusses Vladimir Putin’s Black Belt in Judo

One of the most recent guests on the popular Lex Fridman Podcast was Travis Stevens. As an Olympic silver medalist judoka and a BJJ black belt under John Danaher, Stevens had a lot to say about...

Buchecha Was Doubtful of His BJJ Skills Before MMA Debut: “My Jiu-Jitsu Didn’t Work”

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida – a 13-time BJJ world champion and two-time ADCC gold medalist – made his MMA debut in Singapore this Friday morning and fought kickboxing athlete...

Georges St-Pierre Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame, Claims: “I Never Really Liked To Fight”

The former two division UFC champion Georges St-Pierre was finally “officially” inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame; as a part of the class of 2020 which had to “skip” the...

Gordon Ryan Sends ADCC Tickets to Bouncer Who Choked Out Dillon Danis

It’s been a wild ride for the New Jersey’s bouncer who choked out Dillon Danis a few nights ago. After the news broke out that he’ll start training BJJ with Tom DeBlass, the bouncer...