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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Mackenzie Dern Predicts First Round Submission Win in UFC Main Event

On October 9, Mackenzie Dern will compete in her first ever UFC main event. She will face against Marina Rodriguez, who is the number 6-ranked strawweight in the division. In a recent interview given...

VIDEO: Fan Tries To Attack Khabib Nurmagomedov & Entourage

The former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been all over the media in recent weeks after signing a $ 7 million contract with Gorilla Energy. Khabib Nurmagomedov retired with a...

UFC Legend Matt Lindland Promoted to BJJ Black Belt by Renzo Gracie

Matt The Law Lindland is a reired former UFC middleweight champion, Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling silver medalist. Lindland fought primarily in the Middleweight division for the UFC, Strikeforce....

Who’s Number One (WNO): Two Female Title Fights Announced

The Who’s Number One (WNO) promotion has announced that, later this year, two female title fights will take place. On October 20, Beatriz Mesquite and Luiza Monteiro will go face-to-face for...

WNO Championships: Full Heavyweight Bracket Revealed

The Who’s Number One (WNO) championships are taking place on September 25 and 26. It will feature five brackets with eight athletes in each, most of them being the most elite grapplers in the...

Inspired by Jiu-Jitsu, Entrepreneur Promotes Social Action to Motivate Low-Income Families

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a driving force for many, no matter their background. It pushes you to be a better person, not just because of yourself – but also because of the people around you. The...

Rener Gracie & Eve Torres: “This Is What To Do Against Sexual Harassment In BJJ”

There are more and more cases of sexual harassment and assault in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu being made public in the recent days. It shines a light on a problem within the BJJ community… But how is...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘Ring Girls are Useless in MMA

You won’t be seeing any ring girls at the GOAT Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC anytime soon. The former UFC lightweight champion has been all over the media in recent weeks after signing a...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Police Reform Featured On HBO’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel

HBO’s Real Sports TV show with Bryant Gumbel released a trailer for their next episode, which has interviews with Gracie University’s Rener Gracie and Marietta Police Department Major...

Fight To Win (F2W) 182: Gianni Grippo vs. Samir Chantre Announced

The Fight To Win (F2W) 182 is taking shape and is turning into one of the most exciting tournaments this year! After the “clash of generations” match between Dante Leon and Davi Ramos has...

Gordon Ryan Shares Health Update: Antibiotics for Staph Infection May be The Cause

It’s been quite a while already since Gordon Ryan has been out of competition due to his stomach health problems. In his own words, he’s been trying to find the root cause to the issue...

Alistair Overeem: “Professional Wrestling Is Lame & Stupid, It Makes No Sense”

Alistair Overeem’s first opponent in the UFC was Brock Lesnar, a great opponent who was one of the biggest stars of professional wrestling. Overeem beat him decisively on that day in 2011,...

Fight To Win 182: Dante Leon vs. Davi Ramos Announced

On Saturday, August 28, the Fight To Win (F2W) 182 tournament will take place… With some very exciting match-ups! One of them has been announced just now: the 2019 IBJJF No Gi World Champion...

Demian Maia: “I Really Want To Compete In Jiu-Jitsu Soon”

After being defeated by Belal Muhammad last June, Demian Maia’s contract with the UFC came to an end. Dana White made it clear that this was the athlete’s last fight for the organization....

Man Goes to Fight Girlfriend’s Coworker, Gets Slammed by Suplex Throws

The best advice for street altercations? Don’t get into one. No matter your skillset, no matter how much you’ve been training for and how confident you are… The streets aren’t...

UFC Vegas 34: Pantoja Taps Out Royval with Nasty Rear Naked Choke

The “UFC Vegas 34” event featured some elite grappling display, including the one in a match between Alexandre Pantoja and Brandon Royval. At the end of round two, Pantoja secured a nasty...

Gezary Matuda: ‘I Don’t Approve of Sexy Pictures for BJJ Women Athletes’

Gezary Masuda is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt representing American Top Team and an active competitor and coach. She is a 5x World Champion. In this interview with www.globe-mma.com, she talks...

UFC Vegas 34: Kakhramonov Puts Jones to Sleep with Standing Guillotine Choke

The danger of a standing Guillotine Choke is real, not just at a BJJ white and blue belt level… But at the highest of levels as well, including MMA. As a matter of fact, the recent “UFC...

Jackson Sousa Issues Statement Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment & Suspension from Checkmat

BJJ black belt competitor Jackson Sousa has been suspended by Checkmat, cancelled from multiple gyms associations, and stripped of sponsorship by Shoyoroll. The reason? Numerous allegations of sexual...

MMA Fighter Locks in Buggy Choke; Gets Slammed and KO’d

Buggy choke has turned quite a few eyebrows since videos of it first surfaced a few years ago and best of all it was developed by a white belt. There are 3 variations. It was developed by a white...

Watch: Jornel Lugo Puts Keith Lee to Sleep with RNC at Bellator 265

On Friday, August 20, Bellator 265 took place with some incredibly exciting fights. One of those was a fight between Jornel Lugo and Keith Lee, from which Lugo emerged victorious via Rear Naked Choke...

Jackson Sousa Suspended from Checkmat, Stripped of Sponsorship due to Sexual Harassment Allegations

BJJ black belt competitor Jackson Sousa has been suspended by Checkmat, cancelled from multiple gyms associations, and stripped of sponsorship by Shoyoroll. The reason? Numerous allegations of sexual...

Realities of Using BJJ in a Street Altercation: You Could Get Jumped

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fantastic martial art and its use in potential self-defense scenarios is clear. However, it’s not an end-all-be-all cure. Rather, being aware of your surroundings goes...

Ex Powerlifting World Champion Wins First Competition as a BJJ Blue Belt in Absolute Division

Powerlifting is an extraordinarily tough sport. Athletes that train it gain great strength, that could be later easily transferred to the skills on the mats! Such was the case for Mark MacQueen, an...