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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Health

Vascular Neck Injuries and Strokes in BJJ: Recognizing the Warning Signs

Chris Martin is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He experienced a stroke in 2017 due to a vascular neck injury, that was caused by strangulation – in other words, by a BJJ choke. Since then,...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Writes Emotional Post One Year After His Father’s Passing

It’s been one year since Khabib Nurmagomedov had lost his father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, due to complications from COVID-19. The 57 year old was a massive influence in Khabib’s mixed...

Fight To Win 177: ADCC Champion Davi Ramos faces Pedro Marinho

The Fight to Win 177 event is forming into one of the most exciting grappling tournaments of this year! Last Friday, the promotion announced that Davi Ramos – an ADCC champion and UFC veteran...

Michael Bisping Shares Video of Man Who Assaulted Him In New Orleans

Image Credit: SPORTSSKEEDA Michael Bispin – former UFC middleweight champion – shared on his Twitter account that he was physically assaulted in New Orleans last Saturday. He was filming...

Bas Rutten: “I’d Never Throw the First Punch Against a Civilian”

Bas Rutten has been in a lot of street fights (around 35, in his own words). But when you’re a bouncer like Rutten was prior to his professional MMA career, that comes as something natural; and...

Fury Pro Grappling: Danielle Kelly Submits Sofia Amarante with RNC

The Fury Pro Grappling competition event took place recently, featuring a match between Danielle Kelly and Sofia Amarante as a main event. Kelly took the win via Rear Naked Choke (RNC).   THE...

7 yr old Boy Dies After Being Repeatedly Thrown by Judo Instructor

A young boy in Taipei, Taiwan who was in a coma and vegetative state, after he was was thrown nearly 30 times by his Judo instructor in April 2021, had reportedly died. The BBC reported the boy’s...

French Sport Ministry Officially Recognizes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Will Offer Teaching Diplomas & Salaries

France leads Europe by far at the moment in terms of number of BJJ black Belts, with over 500 as of 2021. It is also one of the first if not the first country in Europe where BJJ was introduced. It...

Investment Expert: “Success In Business & Martial Arts Is Really Similar”

An investment expert in the field of cryptocurrencies, businessman, and digital influencer Antônio Neto Ais recently had an opportunity to train with the legendary Rogério Minotouro. Being...

Jake Paul Donated $5,000 to UFC’s Sarah Alpar to Help with Training Costs

Image Credit: Jake Paul & Sarah Alpar Instagram It was yesterday that Jake Paul donated $5,000 to the GoFundMe campaign of the UFC’s fighter Sarah Alpar. Paul posted on his Twitter account:...

Why Is Micael Galvao So Good – And What Is It Like To Grapple With Him?

Micael Galvao – one of the most exciting prospects of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu today – competed against some of the world’s best black belts at the “Evolve Ur Game 2”...

Five Finger Death Punch’s Zoltan Bathory Earns 2x Silver At IBJJF American Nationals

The guitarist of the famous “Five Finger Death Punch” band, Zoltan Bathory, went into the 2021 IBJJF American National Championship last weekend; and came back with two silver medals....

Quentin Tarantino Tells Rogan the Bruce Lee “Hollywood” Controversy, Inspired By Gene LeBell Grappling Lee

In the the Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, Bruce Lee was made to look as an arrogant martial arts actor. In one scene, Brad Pitt plays a stuntman (Cliff Booth) and beats...

Bellator Veteran Joe Schilling Altercation with Bar Patron: Claims Self-Defense

Joe Schilling, a Bellator veteran, was involved in a physical altercation with another person in a bar. Watch the video on the Twitter link below to see what happened: This mothe**ucker pumpfaked at...

Cris Cyborg’s First Loss Was To Rare Double Kneebar Submission

Former UFC and Invicta world champion Cristiane Justino aka Cyborg was promoted to black belt in BJJ by the legendary Rubens Cobrinha Charles late last year. Cyborg has been training BJJ and...

ADCC 2022 Confirmed: Date & Location Set in Las Vegas, Nevada

After the last year’s ADCC had to be postponed due to the unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic, ADCC 2022 now has a set date and location. Mo Jassim, the man behind the promotion, made an announcement...

Rousimar Palhares, Leandro Lo, Others Confirmed for BJJBet 2: Who’s Next

Yet another tournament is confirmed, with some spectacular names on the card! On August 1st, the BJJBet 2: Who’s Next will take place. The organization announced the athletes of the event,...

Submission Underground (SUG) 24: Results & Highlights

Image Credit: UFC Fight Pass Submission Underground (SUG) 24 event took place on Sunday and featured an eight-man tournament. The prize? $10.000,00 and a chance to get a title shot against Mason...

Watch: Yajaira Cunningham VON FLUE CHOKES Opponent to Sleep

Image Credit: Combate Global It’s not every day that you see a successful application of the Von Flue Choke in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And it’s even rarer that you see it applied in...

Michael Bisping Physically Assaulted By Guy Who “Hits Like A B*tch”

Image Credit: SPORTSSKEEDA Michael Bispin – former UFC middleweight champion – shared on his Twitter account that he was physically assaulted in New Orleans last Saturday. He was filming...

Master Ken Pays a Visit to Danaher & Co. in Puerto Rico

The honorable Master Ken from ‘Enter the Dojo’ is currently in Puerto Rico to install his wisdom on the Danaher Death Squad. This is quite surprising as Master Ken has a long history of disbelief...

Conor McGregor Pays Entire Trip for Irish MMA Youth Squad at World Championships

Conor McGregor has funded the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association’s (IMMAA) national youth squad trip, ahead of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation 2021 Youth World Champion...

BJJ Stars 6 Controversy: Diniz Chokes Barbosa Unconscious – But Loses The Match

The BJJ Stars 6 tournament fulfilled its expectations. The twelve superfights and memorable main and co-main events made up for a fantastic display of skill. However, the match between Matheus Diniz...

Fernando Terere Speaks Out: “This Was The Biggest Victory Of My Life”

Fernando Terere is one of the greatest legends of Jiu-Jitsu history. He won plethora of titles, including the two gold medals at the IBJJF World Championships… However, Tererê has also led a...