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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Demetrious Johnson Prefers Jiu-Jitsu in the Gi: ‘More Options to do Something than in No Gi’

Demetrious Johnson, the former UFC flyweight champion, recently provided commentary and analysis on a 2017 Brazilian jiu-jitsu match without the gi (nogi) between Dillon Danis and Gordon Ryan. In a...

Garry Tonon: “Don’t Treat Your BJJ Academy Like a Drive-Thru”

In a recent podcast interview, Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Garry Tonon spoke to the importance of cultivating a healthy coach-student dynamic. He cautioned against viewing the membership fee...

Luke Rockhold Challenged Young Khabib to a Street Fight after He Was Too Aggressive in a Sparring Session

Former UFC champion Luke Rockhold discussed a training incident with undefeated fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov during his early tenure at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA). In a recent podcast, Rockhold...

ADXC 3: Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Faces Henrique “Ceconi” Cardoso In The Co-Main Event Grappling Bout

Another explosive fight has been confirmed by the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) for its edition in Brazil! In the Co-Main Event, a Heavyweight Grappling duel featuring Roberto...

B-Team Jiu-Jitsu Competitors Highlight 3 Most Dangerous BJJ Techniques

Which are the most dangerous techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? Well, the B-Team has three of them: Z-Lock, Jumping Closed Guard, and Kani Basami. Here’s why.   THE Z-LOCK Jacob Rodriguez...

Dana White Brags That He Sold Out A Power Slap Event For $300K

In a recent appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show” podcast, UFC President Dana White shared insights into the success of his latest venture – the Power Slap League. The league, which...

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida: “BJJ Competition More Stressful than MMA”

Seasoned athlete Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida recently revealed an insightful perspective. He stated that competing in mixed martial arts brings less pressure compared to his traditional...

Gordon Ryan’s Expensive Truck Stolen, Blames ‘Biden’s America’

On the evening of March 30th at approximately 3:30 AM, Gordon Ryan reported the theft of his truck from his residential driveway in Austin, Texas. In a statement shared on his Instagram account, Mr....

World’s Strongest Man Thor Grapples BJJ Black Belt & Submits Him

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson aka Thor is an Icelandic World’s Strongest man world champion and actor. He played Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in the HBO series Game of Thrones for...

Renzo Gracie Shows the Choke He Used in His Subway Incident

Renzo Gracie was recently seen engaged in a fight, in a New York Subway. It is reported that the popular Gracie was having a conversation in Portuguese, with one of his fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Rorion Gracie On Brazil Being Overtaken by USA & Rest of the World in Jiu-Jitsu: ‘That Was My Idea’

Responsible for promoting Jiu-Jitsu in the United States and even the rest of the world, with the creation of the UFC in the early 1990s, Rorion Gracie is always asked about the future of the gentle...

[CONTROVERSIAL] That Time When Rener Gracie (Did Not) Tap Out Cassio Werneck

The 2003 no time-limit match between Rener Gracie and Cassio Werneck was one of those BJJ matches that became infamous because of the way they ended. Gracie, newly promoted to black belt by Helio...

Natty Nick Rodriguez Names The Best Stero*d for Jiu-Jitsu

2x ADCC silver medalist Nick Rodriguez prides himself in being a natural athlete, unlike his nemesis Gordon Ryan. In a recent podcast episode, Nick Rodriguez and prominent strength & conditioning...

Rickson Gracie Shows the Perfect Warm Up for Jiu-Jitsu

Many times you will see competitors stretching before their match… What many do not realise is that any kind of static stretching while your body isn’t warmed up is actually bad for you....

Demetrious Johnson Believes Gordon Ryan Could Be A World Champion In MMA

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson recently shared his thoughts on Gordon Ryan’s potential crossover from BJJ to MMA… And he believes that Ryan would do more than well in the...

Rickson Gracie on Why People Quit Jiu-Jitsu in the First Month?

In over 50 years of martial arts experience, Rickson Gracie masterfully learned two important lessons. The first was combat skills. The second was human behavior observation. This includes...

Gordon Ryan Says He’s Had Over 1000 Competition Matches

Gordon Ryan has recently claimed that he has competed in over 1,000 competitive matches spanning a 13-year career. Ryan is just 28 years old, and yet his list of achievements is outstanding…...

Osamah Almarwai Reflects On Facing Mikey Musumeci: “You Got To Learn”

Osamah Almarwai, the IBJJF No-Gi World Champion, recently shared his thoughts about the impact of his encounter with Mikey Musumeci during ONE Fight Night 10 in May 2023. Despite facing a setback...

ADXC 3: Bruno Lima And Jansen Gomes Headline The Jiu-Jitsu Main Event

Scheduled to take place in the Brazilian city of Balneário Camboriú, the third edition of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) is shaping up to be even more memorable than its predecessors as...

MMA Legend Rampage Jackson Advised His Son To Not Be A Vegan While Pursuing MMA

MMA legend Rampage Jackson has recently shared his concerns over his son’s choice to combine a vegan lifestyle with his aspirations in mixed martial arts (MMA). During an interview with the MMA...

21-Year-Old Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Student Fatally Shot – For Allegedly Urinating On Man

21-year-old Magomedrasul Mutaev, a rising star and student under the tutelage of the late Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov – father and mentor to UFC icon Khabib Nurmagomedov – and a friend of...

That Time When UFC Veteran Lyoto Machida Explained The Benefits Of Drinking Your Own Pee

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, along with his father Yoshizo – a Shotokan karate 8th dan – have long intrigued the martial arts and health community with their...

Craig Jones Reveals His Stero*d Pack For Upcoming Superfight with Rafael Lovato Jr

The UFC Fight Pass Invitational 6, set for March 3rd, 2024, is gearing up to be a super exciting event in the submission grappling world! Why? Well, among other things, because it’s just been...

Gordon Ryan Slams BJJ Athletes Claiming To Be Natural But Secretly Using PED’s

Today’s biggest No Gi grappling athlete, Gordon Ryan draws attention for his high-level game and also for his declarations off the mats. Last month, the American faced former teammate Nick...