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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

UFC’s Urijah Faber Competed at US Wrestling Open, Took Second Place

UFC legends Urijah Faber and Clay Guida recently decided to have some fun by competing in freestyle wrestling at the US Open. Both have extensive college wrestling backgrounds but admitted that they...

[Graphic] Amateur Fighter’s Arm Gets Snapped by Kimura Submission

You know the expression “tap out or pass out”? And how about the “tap or snap” one? Both are very true and should be adhered to… At least if you don’t want to go...

Gordon Ryan on Felipe Pena’s BJJ Stars 8 Performance: “Retire Now, Bro”

BJJ Stars, one of the biggest professional Jiu-Jitsu shows in Brazil, held its 8th event last Saturday – a Middleweight Grand Prix. It was full of spectacular matches, with Mica Galvao emerging...

Michael Bisping Lets His 12 yr Old Son Lock Up Short Back Choke on Him, Starts Drooling All Over

Retired UFC champion Michael Bisping recently appeared on the ‘Happy Hour Podcast’ and ‘The Count’ showed how to set up a back choke. Bisping asked his 12 year old son Lucas to set up a the...

18yr old Mica Galvao Wins BJJ Stars GP, Defeats World Champs Lo & Hulk

BJJ stars, the biggest professional jiu-jitsu shows in Brazil had its Middleweight GP Saturday night with a usual star-studded lineup. The middleweight grand prix consisted of a stacked 8 man...

BJJ Stars: Demian Maia Dominates & Submits Cowboy Oliveira

Despite not having competed in a grappling match since 2007, the 44 year old former ADCC champion Demian Maia looked great this weekend at BJJ Stars. He faced UFC welterweight and fellow BJJ black...

Gordon Ryan Issues Health Update: “This Is One Of The Happiest Days In My Whole Life”

Gordon Ryan has been sidelined from competition for a while due to health issues. And, even though he recently started competing again, Gordon still isn’t in the clear… As he continues...

Andrew Wiltse Starts A Business: “This Is A Passion Project & It’s Going To Succeed”

Andrew Wiltse is one of those athletes whom you can’t help but enjoy watching compete. His unique, “buzzsaw” game has earned him many grappling fans around the world; but it’s...

Georges St-Pierre Talks Grappling Match vs. Khabib: “If It’s Well Organized, Why Not?”

Georges St-Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov never got the chance to meet each other in the ring. All of the potential for a potential fight ended when Nurmagomedov decided to retire with a perfect 29-0...

Roberto Aguilar, 76 Years Old, Promoted to BJJ Black Belt by Romulo Barral

You know what they say: it’s never too late to become who you’re meant to be. And it’s never too late to start doing what you love; so, if you haven’t started training...

Mikey Musumeci Moves to Singapore to Train & Teach at Evolve MMA

Mikey Musumeci has made a spectacular debut under the ONE FC banner a couple of days ago; beating Masakazu Imanari by Rear Naked Choke in the first minutes of the bout. And yesterday, he made a big...

Gilbert Burns Helps BJJ Student Return to Training After Brain Surgery

Gilbert Burns is both a great athlete and a fantastic human being. Namely, after his UFC 273 fight with Khamzat Chimaev – during which he challenged Chimaev as none other athlete did in the UFC...

Mike Tyson Issues Statement Following Airplane Altercation

Boxing legend Mike Tyson was involved in an altercation on a plane last night. The incident all went down at around 10:30 PM PT as Tyson was slated to fly out of San Francisco International Airport...

Gordon Ryan Gets “Promoted” to Brown Belt – One Day After His Purple Belt Promotion

Gordon Ryan has been on a streak lately! He’s seemingly intensified his gi training, now mainly due to being new training partners with Nicholas Meregali. As a matter of fact, he was...

Jorge Masvidal Wants To Face Ben Askren in a Wrestling Match, Askren Responds

Jorge Masvidal recently challenged Ben Askren to a freestyle wrestling match. Jorge Masvidal said on Logan Paul’s podcast on Youtube that he wanted to face his one time UFC opponent: “Ben, I...

Mike Tyson Punches Intoxicated Airplane Passenger

Boxing legend Mike Tyson was involved in an altercation on a plane last night. The incident all went down at around 10:30 PM PT as Tyson was slated to fly out of San Francisco International Airport...

Breaking: Tye Ruotolo vs. Garry Tonon ONE Championship Match Announced

Here… We… Go! The Ruotolo brothers have recently signed their ONE Championship contracts, and now they’ve been scheduled for their debuts under the organization. Tye Ruotolo will...

Bellator 277: Rhalan Gracie Loses Fourth MMA Fight In A Row

Rhalan Gracie, son of Relson Gracie, is a professional MMA fighter who’s fighting under the Bellator banner. However, unlike what many might’ve expected to be the case, Rhalan...

Gordon Ryan: ‘Nobody Cares About IBJJF Competitors’

Closing a division is one of the controversial topics of Jiu-Jitsu at the moment especially after the Pan Ams where 5 out 9 black belt divisions ended in a close out between team mates. Today the...

No More Bromance: IBJJF Announces New Rules Against Teammate Close Outs

Closing a division is one of the controversial topics of Jiu-Jitsu at the moment especially after the Pan Ams where 5 out 9 black belt divisions ended in a close out between team mates. Today the...

Gordon Ryan Releases An NFT: “The Cost Is One Ethereum”

Gordon Ryan has had his eye on making an NFT for some time already. And yesterday, he announced its release! Made in a collaboration with BJJ Fanatics, this NFT will include all of Ryan’s up...

Khamzat Chimaev: “Burns Tried An Armbar… I Was Like ‘Yeah No, I Don’t Like That Sh*t'”

There’s no denying that Khamzat Chimaev has grappling skills that are to be feared by his opponents. After defeating Gilbert Burns in their UFC 273 bout, he was awarded his purple belt and was...

Rodolfo Vieira Cleared for Competition: Faces Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night (June 25)

Rodolfo Vieira had gone through quite a turmoil lately. He’s had to undergo detailed medical tests, a period in time which he refers to as the “toughest day of his life”: After...

Gordon Ryan Claims He Can Beat Khamzat Chimaev & Khabib Nurmagomedov

Gordon Ryan is generally viewed as the best No Gi grappler in the world and rightfully so as he is a 3x ADCC world champion. A grappling fan recently commented on a post on Ryan’s official...