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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

Emerald City Invitational 3: Full Results of “The Battle of Heel Hooks”

The Emerald City Invitational 3 featured a 185lbs division $10,000 grand prix… Which was full of Heel Hook finishes! And wouldn’t you know it – it was Oliver Taza who took the...

UFC Vegas 44: Claudio Puelles Wins The Match via Slick Kneebar

Claudio Puelles, UFC’s lightweight athlete fighting out of Peru, showed his grappling skills at UFC Vegas 44 prelims. At 3:25 in the third round, he pulled off a slick Kneebar finish against...

UFC Vegas 44: Clay Guida Wins by Rear Naked Choke After Losing 46-0 in Significant Strikes

The UFC Vegas 44 saw some fantastic fights, among which were two spectacular submission finishes: Claudio Puelles’ Kneebar against Chris Gruetzemacher and Leonardo Santos’s loss to Clay...

ONE Winter Warriors: Stamp Fairtex Wins via Armbar

You know what they say: if you don’t succeed at once, try it again. Which is exactly what Stamp Fairtex did in her recent win at ONE Winter Warriors, against Ritu Phogat. Before this important...

Bellator 272: Spike Carlyle Puts Dan Moret To Sleep with Rear Naked Choke

You can be as tough as you want to be… But when you’re caught in a deep Rear Naked Choke, there’s no escaping – just like Spike Carlyle knew at Bellator 272. Carlyle accepted...

High Rollerz 10: Bellator Champion AJ McKee Announced for Competition

The High Rollerz events are coming back with a splash! High Rollerz 10 (December 11) will feature a 16-man tournament in which 160lbs black belt athletes will compete for a $10K prize. The tournament...

Polaris 18: Full Results & Highlights

Polaris 18 did not disappoint. The event featured a total of 6 submissions, with almost every match being high-paced and full of exciting techniques and setups. For instance, Stevie Ray – a PFL...

ADCC 2022: Tickets Sell Out in Less Than 24hrs, NFT’s To Be Introduced

The popularity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing by the minute – and it couldn’t be more evident than it was last night, when all 12.000 seats for ADCC 2022 were sold out in less than 24...

Watch: BJJ Black Belt Kody Steele KO’s Opponent in 13 Seconds

Kody Steele is a well-known grappler, coming out of the Brazilian Fight Factory in Austin (Texas). He competes rather frequently at high-level tournaments such as Who’s Number One (WNO),...

UFC Vegas 43: Taila Santos Taps Out Joanne Wood with Rear Naked Choke

Rear Naked Choke… The Lion Killer! A (nick)name proven right over and over again, most recently at a UFC Vegas 43 flyweight bout; where Taila Santos used it for her first-round submission win...

GrappleFest 10: Ruotolo Brothers & Dante Leon Take The Win

GrappleFest 10 took place in Liverpool, England, last Saturday (November 20). It was an exciting submission-only event, with heaps of interesting matches. Check out the full main card results, as...

Watch: MMA Fighter Chooses to Wear a Gi – Gets Collar Choked

In the very early days of mixed martial arts (think back to the first UFC fights and Royce Gracie), athletes were allowed to fight in the Gi. However, as the time passed on, the kimono was declared...

Jon Jones Announces Grappling Match at Fury Professional Grappling

Jon Jones is making a return to competition, although it won’t be in a mixed martial arts match. The former UFC light heavyweight champion announced that he’ll be facing Jake Hager...

Watch: Trevor Ollison Locks Nasty Kimura – Slams & Finishes Opponent With It

The Kimura is one of the most dangerous and versatile submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Once you get it truly locked in… Your opponent is going to be in heaps of trouble. Which was exactly...

Abu Dhabi World Pro: Mica Galvao Becomes Youngest Champion in History

The Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships took place from November 14 and 19, with the black belts going head-to-head on the last day of the tournament. In the 77kg division, it was Mica Galvao...

Former UFC Champion Rashad Evans Announced For Combat Jiu-Jitsu Debut

The upcoming Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds championship keeps getting better and better. After announcing that Craig Jones will face Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone… The promotion has now...

Watch: Mica Galvao Submits Opponent in Under 2 Minutes At ADWPJJC

The Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships (ADWPJJC) are well under way and are featuring some phenomenal bouts. Most recently, it was Mica Galvao – the 18 year old phenom – who...

Polaris 18: Paulo Miyao vs. Ashley Williams Submission Only Match Announced

The Polaris 18 event takes place on November 27 – and the organizing team just announced that Paulo Miyao will take on Ashley Williams in a submission-only gi match!   View this post on...

Raw Grappling Championship: Rafael Lovato Jr. Beats Adam Wardzinski

The first edition of the Raw Grappling Championship took place last Sunday, November 14, in London. The event featured a lot of local blue and purple belt match-ups, as well as a black belt grand...

IBJJF Grand Prix 2021: Tainan Dalpra & Victor Hugo Claim $20,000 Each

One of the most exciting grand prix events took place this weekend, in Las Vegas (Nevada). The IBJJF featured two grand prix tournaments – the middleweight and heavyweight one – with each...

Worlds Master 2021: Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Wins Two Golds

The Worlds Master 2021 took place on November 11, in parallel with Jiu-Jitsu Con, and brought forth many exciting matches and superb grapplers. The most well-known of them all is perhaps Roberto...

Breaking: Craig Jones Vs. Donald Cerrone CJJ Superfight Announced

If you’ve thought that the world of Jiu-Jitsu couldn’t get more interesting than it already is, you’ve thought wrong. Eddie Bravo’s Combat Jiu-Jitsu Worlds: The Featherweights...

Marcus “Buchecha” To Face Dangerous Korean Heavyweight at ONE: Winter Warriors

ONE: Winter Warriors grand prix championship will take place soon enough, on December 3… And will feature a return of Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida for his second MMA fight under the...

Raw Grappling Championship: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Adam Wardzinski

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is rapidly growing in popularity. On November 14 (Sunday), the first edition of the Raw Grappling Championship will take place in London; featuring exciting superfights and an...