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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Danielle Kelly Grapples Mei Yamaguchi at One Championship

Danielle Kelly, a 26-year old black belt, is known as an elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete. However, she’s been eyeing a transition to MMA for a while now… A goal, which now seems to have turned...

Andre Galvao Grapples Reinier de Ridder in ONE Championship

5x ADCC champion Andre Galvao faced One FC two-division world champion Reinier de Ridder in a submission grappling match at the ONE: X event. De Ridder is a ONE Championship light heavyweight and...

Who’s Number One: Nicholas Meregali Wins via Armbar in Last Seconds of the Match

Image Credits: FloGrappling Nicholas Meregali just had a spectacular no gi debut! On March 25, at Who’s Number One, he went head-to-head against Arnaldo Maidana; submitting him in the final...

Who’s Number One: Gordon Ryan Submits Jacob Couch with Pressure

Gordon Ryan has made his long-awaited return to competition on March 25; against Daisy Fresh’s Jacob Couch, at a Who’s Number One main event! Jacob Couch is a spectacular grappler –...

Guy Locks in RNC & Carries His Opponent Around Finally Getting the Tap

Have you ever seen something like this? BJJ purple Dory Aoun belt locks in the rear naked choke on the ground then lifts up his opponent with the RNC locked in, carries him and submits him in a BJJ...

ADCC 2022: Ryan Hall To Compete In The 66kg Division

Ryan Hall has been solely focused on his MMA career for a while now, which put his aim off of submission grappling tournaments. The BJJ community has known this to be true for quite some time now and...

Jacob Couch & Gordon Ryan to Compete at Who’s Number One (WNO)

Image Credits: FloGrappling Nicky Ryan just can’t seem to catch a break. He hasn’t been able to compete ever since his Road to ADCC match against Dante Leon, which took place during...

Elon Musk, Who Trained Jiu-Jitsu, Challenged Putin to a Fight, Chechen Leader Kadyrov Answers

The Billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX challenged the Russian president on Twitter to a one-on-one fight – the winner is Ukraine. “I am challenging Vladimir Putin to a one-on-one...

UFC’s Kevin Holland Subdues Gunman with a Rear Naked Choke

Kevin Holland, a well-known UFC welterweight fighter, is at it again. Less than two weeks after his win against Alex Oliveira at UFC 272, Holland and his friend Patrick Robinson were eating at a RA...

Andrew Wiltse Now Officially Sponsored By Panda Express

If there’s one thing that you need to know about Andrew Wiltse, except from the fact that he’s one of the most superb and exciting-to-watch grapplers today… It’s that...

Gordon Ryan Gets Additional $100,000 Sponsorship Deal Ahead of ADCC 2022

Just a couple of years ago, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission grappling in general was considered to be a sport which will never bring a lot of money to its practitioners… Today, things have...

Wellington “Megaton” Dias Gets Promoted to BJJ Coral Belt

Wellington “Megaton” Dias is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend. He has been one of the most frequent competitors in the older age brackets, and has once been a top competitor in the adult...

Tye Ruotolo and Kade Ruotolo Sign with ONE Championship

Tye and Kade Ruotolo – the famous Ruotolo brothers – have just signed a contract with ONE Championship! Chatri Sityodtong, ONE Championship’s founder and CEO, has shared the...

Ryan Hall Apologizes To Garry Tonon: “I Hope He Heals Up & Returns To The Ring Soon”

The heated scuffle between Ryan Hall, Garry Tonon, and Gordon Ryan seems to have cooled down a bit – after Hall decided to apologize to Tonon. A quick reminder of what happened, though. Tonon...

Gordon Ryan To Ryan Hall: “You Were Never Good At Jiu-Jitsu”

It seems that some of the former Danaher Death Squad (DDS) members have a sort of a “beef” with Ryan Hall! Namely, Garry Tonon lost to Thanh Le in his ONE Championship title match; after...

Garry Tonon Addresses Ryan Hall: “You’re A Hypocrite. And I Don’t Like You.”

Garry Tonon recently lost his ONE Championship title fight against Thanh Le, after being knocked out in the opening round. Subsequently, all was good between the two fighters… However, Ryan...

ONE Championship: Garry Tonon Loses Title Fight Against Thanh Le via KO

Garry Tonon has just suffered his first MMA loss. On Friday, he fought for the ONE Championship lightweight title against the current champion, Thanh Le. Tonon set the pace immediately, throwing leg...

Andre Galvao To Make ONE Championship Debut vs. Reinier de Ridder

It’s been some time already since Andre Galvao has signed a contract with ONE Championship… And it’s just been announced that he’ll make his debut on March 26, when...

Mikey Musumeci Signs Contract with ONE Championship

Mikey Musumeci has been one of the best gi athletes on the scene for a while. However, in the last two years, he has shown that his focus is set on no-gi success as well; having competed in a number...

Geo Martinez Talks Mikey Musumeci: “My Goal Is To Break Him Mentally”

Geo Martinez and Mikey Musumeci are scheduled to compete against each other on March 25, at Who’s Number One (WNO). It’ll be a rematch; at The Road to ADCC bout last year, it was Musumeci...

Kristian Woodmansee: “The ADCC Does Way More For The Sport Than IBJJF”

Kristian Woodmansee, a BJJ black belt under Andre Galvao, is a 2018 IBJJF Pans no gi championship and no gi World Championship bronze medal winner. Today, he is retired from competition and leads the...

Off-Duty Police Officer & BJJ Black Belt Puts Robber in a Triangle Choke

It’s no wonder that they say that “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a superpower”. Once you learn the basics, you’re on a good road to learning how to defend yourself properly –...

Brianna Ste-Marie Wins a 3-Hour Submission-Only Match

The number of “submission-only” matches is steadily increasing all around the world, as this format of grappling tournaments steadily rises in popularity. However, the vast number of...

Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian Supermodel, Trains BJJ with Valente Brothers

Image Credits: Numéro Magazine Gisele Bündchen is a famous Brazilian fashion model – and has been one of the highest-paid supermodels in the world since 2001. However, what a lot of people...