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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

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...

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...