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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

Mikey Musumeci vs. Geo Martinez Rematch Announced for March 25

Remember the last time Mikey Musumeci and Geo Martinez met on the competition podium? It was last year, when the two faced each other at “The Road to ADCC” event, in which Musumeci earned...

Samantha Cook, BJJ Black Belt from the UK, Diagnosed with Lymphoma

Samantha Cook, a UK-based BJJ black belt and 2019 European Championships title winner, has recently shared the news that she’s been diagnosed with cancer. More specifically, with lymphoma; a...

Renzo Gracie Is The Latest ADCC Hall Of Fame Inductee

Renzo Gracie needs no introduction and already has just about every title a BJJ athlete and coach could wish for… However, and for good reason, others continue praising him – the latest...

Bitcoin Cash Sponsors Gordon Ryan With $100,000 for ADCC 2022

The ADCC 2022 is coming soon! The superfight between bitter rivals, Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao, is highly expected; all the while every single division is stacked with phenomenal athletes as well....

IBJJF European Championships: Rafael Lovato Jr. Wins First European Title at 38 Years Old

This year has started off with a bang! The 2022 IBJJF European Championships (February 15-20), which took place in Rome (Italy), were extraordinarily exciting… With the “cherry on...

Actor Mario Lopez Competes & Wins BJJ Tournament with His Son

When it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, there’s no denying its effectiveness; no matter who you are, if you train, you will become good at it. It’s just a matter of commitment, effort, and...

BJJ Champion Danielle Kelly Signs with 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...

Neiman Gracie: “I Don’t Think I’m The Best Gracie MMA Fighter”

Neiman Gracie has an upcoming fight on Friday, against Logan Storley at Bellator 274. In its anticipation, Neiman was a guest of the MMA Fighting‘s “Trocação Franca” podcast,...

Keith Owen, 3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt, Passes Away At 52

Keith Owen, a 3rd degree BJJ black belt under Pedro Sauer, has passed away at age of 52 while attending Sauer’s camp in Brazil. He was also a former Sheriff’s deputy and a firearm...

Baret Yoshida Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues to add remarkable athletes to its Hall Of Fame lineup. And the latest inductee to join the ranks is Baret Yoshida! ADCC shared the news on their Instagram account: ADCC Hall of...

Mark Kerr Gets Inducted Into The ADCC Hall Of Fame

Mark Kerr, a 4x ADCC champion, is the latest name on the exclusive ADCC Hall Of Fame list! The ADCC organizing team shared the news on their social media: ADCC Hall of Fame: Mark Kerr. Kerr is a 4X...

Harley Flanagan, Cro-Mags Frontman & BJJ Black Belt: “You Have No Choice But To Keep Going”

Harley Flanagan is a legendary punk pioneer who, by the early 1980’s, had founded and become a frontman of the well-known Cro-Mags band. Dave Grohl himself has said that, without the Cro-Mags,...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I’d Like To Meet Michael Jordan”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has met a lot of famous people; all the way from Cristiano Ronaldo to the Russia president Vladimir Putin. However, there are still people he’d wish to have had an...

Connecticut Police Department Teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Kids

Training a martial art is extremely important when you’re a kid. Not just because of the anti-bullying aspect, but also because of the sense of self-esteem, respect, and learning how to be a...

Khabib on Jake Paul’s Fight Offer: “He Would Last A Couple Of Minutes”

Jake Paul is a true definition of a man with “no chill”. He’s been calling out everyone, left and right, including the GOAT… Khabib Nurmagomedov. He did it when Khabib invited...

ADCC 2022: Nicholas Meregali Receives Invite for the -99kg Division

Nicholas Meregali has received an invite for ADCC 2022! Even though he’s best known for his successes in the gi, Meregali will compete in the -99kg division of this year’s ADCC:  ...

Gordon Ryan Explains Why He Slapped Andre Galvao & Their Upcoming ADCC Superfight

Gordon Ryan, Georges St-Pierre, and John Danaher were all recent guests on the popular Lex Fridman Podcast. In it, the four discussed many interesting ideas, anecdotes, and perspectives; one of them...

Jiutopia Camp: Train with Rafael Lovato Jr., Romulo Barral, Michelle Nicolini, & Marco Canha

Picture this… You’ve just arrived to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a place you’ve never seen before. Actually, it’s a place that is different from all other BJJ gyms...

Saulo Ribeiro Inducted Into the ADCC Hall Of Fame

The ADCC continues with its Hall Of Fame tradition, by adding a new member to its “roaster” every Monday. And, well, this Monday was great for Saulo Ribeiro – who is the latest ADCC...

UFC Cribs: Sean Strickland Shows Off ‘Life of Luxury’ Apartment

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland is a rising name in the organization but he lives a very humble lifestyle. The fighter decided to share a funny video of a virtual tour of his apartment in...

Watch: UFC Fighter and BJJ Black Belt Kevin Holland Chokes Out an Internet Troll

It’s a good idea to troll and call out professional MMA fighters, right? Well, at least some people think it is – most of them being internet trolls who are not ready to step up to the...

Jake Paul Chokes Out Dana White in a New Diss Track Video

Jake Paul will, seemingly, continue to place himself under the spotlight of the mixed martial arts scene. Even though he’s only recently started boxing at a professional level, he has already...

Jake Paul: “I Wouldn’t Troll Khabib – I Have So Much Respect For Him”

Jake Paul has taken it to the limits when it comes to calling out past and present UFC and MMA fighters for a match… It’s something he’s getting pretty successful at, too;...

Jeff Monson – 2x ADCC Champion & UFC Veteran – Calls Out Gordon Ryan for a Match

Gordon Ryan has been on the forefront of “call-outs” lately. It seems that, as he’s returning to the competition scene, a lot of athletes want to challenge his dominance; the latest...