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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News

Dana White Talks Joe Rogan Spotify Controversy: “When You’re With Me, You’re With Me”

Joe Rogan, a longstanding UFC commentator and renowned podcaster, made his promotional debut at UFC 12 in 1997 – before Dana White’s tenure as UFC president. And White’s loyalty...

[GRAPHIC] Soldier Breaks Own Leg While Attempting A Buggy Choke Submission

It’s not every day that you see soldiers doing Jiu-Jitsu… Much less a soldier giving a shot to a Buggy Choke submission. And, well, even less so a soldier breaking his own leg while...

[WATCH] Demetrious Johnson Beats 248 LBS Opponent In A Jiu-Jitsu Match

Former UFC and current ONE champion Demetrious “The Mighty Mouse” Johnson displayed his Jiu-Jitsu skills yet again – this time at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan American Championship!...
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IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Pan 2024: João Miyao, Carina Santi, and Jaime Canuto Claim Victories in Black Belt Master 1

The IBJJF 2024 Jiu-Jitsu Pan Championships continued with thrilling matches on its second day, Thursday, March 21. The day was marked by intense battles among black belt master 1 fighters, where...

The Judoka Who Shined in Wrestling: Unveiling Jason Morris’s Mastery

The legendary US judoka Jason Morris’s exceptional skills in blending judo and wrestling are second to none. Morris, a five-time Olympian and 1992 silver medalist, made a profound impact in the...

[Watch] BJJ Black Belt Squares Off Against An Alligator & Takes His Back

Some days are weirder than others… But when you see a BJJ black belt square off against an alligator, well, that one is surely going to make it to the top of your “weird days” list....
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IBJJF Pan: Gabi wins double gold, Gutemberg wins the Open Weight

The 2024 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Pan in Kissimmee, Florida, showcased an impressive array of talents in the adult black belt division. The final day was particularly remarkable, with standout performances...

Elevating Jiu-Jitsu in Germany: The Rise of the Jiu-Jitsu League Germany

In January 2023, Alexander Sak, Ahmed Laaribi, and Jurij Schiefenbusch had the idea to launch the BJJ Weekend, a monthly three-day seminar series held at different BJJ gyms across Germany. These...

UFC’s Laura Sanko Criticized By Former MMA Champion For Her Commentary: “Sucks So Bad”

Laura Sanko returned to the commentary table for the UFC Vegas 89 card. Sanko shared her expertise through the 13-fight card – however, not everyone thought that she did a good job. Former WEC...
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Frustrated Daniel Cormier Quits NCAA Wrestling Commentary Gig: “I’m Out”

Daniel Cormier, known for his illustrious career in MMA and his commentary in the UFC, has also recently had several NCAA wrestling commentary gigs… Emphasis on had – as he’s...

WNO 23: Nicky Ryan vs. JT Torres Welterweight Match Announced

Nicky Ryan and JT Torres are set to compete against each other in a welterweight superfight – at Who’s Number One 23, on May 10th, 2024! The news were first shared by FloGrappling:  ...

“Mighty Mouse” Wins Gold & Silver Medals At IBJJF Pan Championship 2024

MMA legend Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson continues to impress outside the octagon… This time at IBJJF Pan Championship 2024 – where he won a gold and silver medal! Johnson...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov Condemns Moscow Attacks

Khabib Nurmagomedov, the former UFC champion, recently made a heartfelt statement on Instagram following a devastating event in Moscow. Despite his retirement from mixed martial arts in 2020,...

OnlyFans Model Sammy-Jo Luxton Sets 2-0 Record In MMA

Sammy-Jo Luxton is an OnlyFans model who has made waves not just in the adult entertainment world – but also in the MMA octagon. Luxton has recently competed in her second mixed martial arts...

UFC Controversy: Fighter Gets DQ’d After Biting Opponent’s Bicep

Sure, the UFC has had some rather weird and controversial fights in its history… But how many times have you seen a disqualification due to a fighter biting his opponent’s bicep? Well,...
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MLB Icon Evan Longoria Starts Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Evan Longoria, a prominent figure in American baseball, has started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! The news were shared by Tim Welch, coach of UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley. During an...

Joe Rogan Talks How His Instructor, Jean Jacques Machado, Overcame Disability On The Mats

Did you know that the legendary BJJ competitor and coach, Jean Jacques Machado, was born with a disability? That’s right. He was born with a rare genetic condition that left him with only a...

Weekend Recap: AJP Has A Busy Saturday With Four Tournaments Around The World

Increasing Jiu-Jitsu’s reach with each passing weekend, the AJP has once again promoted a batch of stellar tournaments in different areas of the planet, giving athletes a chance to not only compete...
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Tye Ruotolo Admits How He Feels About Jiu-Jitsu: “I Don’t Have An Option”

Tye Ruotolo, the reigning ONE Welterweight Submission Grappling World Champion, has been immersed in high-profile competitions at an elite level since his childhood days. However, even before...

UFC’s Tito Ortiz Reveals He “Lost Everything” In The 2020 Stock Market Crash

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz recently revealed that he experienced significant financial losses, due to the 2020 stock market crash. Between February 20 and April 7, 2020, global...

Conor McGregor Seen Involuntarily Spasming During Interview: “Very Sad To See”

Conor McGregor seemed to experience involuntary spasms, during an interview promoting his feature film debut in the Road House remake. In this modern adaptation of the 1989 action classic, McGregor...
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Robert Drysdale On Why Not All BJJ Black Belts Are Created Equal & His Solution to the Problem

Robert Drysdale, an ADCC and BJJ world champion, addressed the issue of disparity among black belts in the sport. In his discussion, Drysdale offered an intriguing perspective on why not all black...

Ken Shamrock Open Up on How Everyone in the Early UFC Were on Some Sort of PEDs

Ken Shamrock, a legendary figure in mixed martial arts, recently discussed the prevalence of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in the early days of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In a...

Dana White Admits He Postponed The Birth Of His Son For A UFC Fight

No matter what someone may think about UFC CEO Dana White’s opinions, fighter pay, and similar topics – almost nobody can dispute that White is a great businessman… A title, which...