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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

[Watch] Tye Ruotolo Submits Garry Tonon with D’Arce Choke at ONE 157

Tye Ruotolo… Is a force to be reckoned with. He is a current Who’s Number One welterweight and middleweight champion, and an IBJJF brown belt world champion as well. And last Friday, May...

[Video] UFC Heavyweight Juan Espino Disqualified From Grappling Tournament

Image Credits: Juan Espino Instagram Juan Espino is a heavyweight UFC athlete with 3 fights under the promotion. A winner of The Ultimate Fighter 28 in 2018, he has a major background in grappling;...

UFC 274: Charles Oliveira Submits Justin Gaethje with a Rear Naked Choke

Image Credits: Zuffa LLC Charles Oliveira continues to dominate the UFC lightweight division. Even though he missed weight and wasn’t able to walk out of the UFC 274 match as a champion, he is...

Gordon Ryan & Felipe Pena Agree to Fight in Two Matches – Worth $220,000

The end of the rivalry between Gordon Ryan and Felipe Pena is nowhere in sight, but it seems that the match between the two is now closer than ever. As per Ryan, both him and Pena have agreed to...

Marcus “Buchecha” Has A New ONE Championship Opponent – A BJJ Black Belt & Brazilian National Wrestling Team Member

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, although relatively fresh in his MMA career, has been on a winning streak from the get-go. In his debut, Buchecha tapped out Anderson Silva with a choke from...

[Graphic] Amateur Fighter’s Arm Gets Snapped by Kimura Submission

You know the expression “tap out or pass out”? And how about the “tap or snap” one? Both are very true and should be adhered to… At least if you don’t want to go...

Breaking: Tye Ruotolo vs. Garry Tonon ONE Championship Match Announced

Here… We… Go! The Ruotolo brothers have recently signed their ONE Championship contracts, and now they’ve been scheduled for their debuts under the organization. Tye Ruotolo will...

Bellator 277: Rhalan Gracie Loses Fourth MMA Fight In A Row

Rhalan Gracie, son of Relson Gracie, is a professional MMA fighter who’s fighting under the Bellator banner. However, unlike what many might’ve expected to be the case, Rhalan...

Rodolfo Vieira Cleared for Competition: Faces Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night (June 25)

Rodolfo Vieira had gone through quite a turmoil lately. He’s had to undergo detailed medical tests, a period in time which he refers to as the “toughest day of his life”: After...

UFC 273: Aleksei Oleinik Submits Jared Vanderaa via Scarf Hold & Makes Him Vomit

Aleksei Oleinik, even though 44 years old, has just managed to pull of his 60th (!) career win. At UFC 273, he tapped out Jared Vanderaa in the first round. Vanderaa attempted to impose his own game...

Demian Maia Set for Grappling Match vs. UFC Welterweight Alex Oliveira

Demian Maia is one of the best grapplers to have ever walked the Earth, especially in the MMA scene. And now he’s returning back to competition, though not with a mixed martial arts fight....

ADCC North American West Coast Trials 2022: Full Results

The ADCC North American West Coast Trials have now come to an end too. It has been the biggest one ever, as a number of athletes looked to reserve their spot for this year’s ADCC World...

ONE FC: Marcus Buchecha Set To Compete Vs. Oumar “Reug Reug” Kane

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is set for one more, exciting match in the near future! According to MMA Fighting, he will fight on the ONE: Reloaded card on April 22… Against none other...

Who’s Number One: Nicholas Meregali Wins via Armbar in Last Seconds of the Match

Image Credits: FloGrappling Nicholas Meregali just had a spectacular no gi debut! On March 25, at Who’s Number One, he went head-to-head against Arnaldo Maidana; submitting him in the final...

Who’s Number One: Gordon Ryan Submits Jacob Couch with Pressure

Gordon Ryan has made his long-awaited return to competition on March 25; against Daisy Fresh’s Jacob Couch, at a Who’s Number One main event! Jacob Couch is a spectacular grappler –...

ADCC 2022: Ryan Hall To Compete In The 66kg Division

Ryan Hall has been solely focused on his MMA career for a while now, which put his aim off of submission grappling tournaments. The BJJ community has known this to be true for quite some time now and...

Jacob Couch & Gordon Ryan to Compete at Who’s Number One (WNO)

Image Credits: FloGrappling Nicky Ryan just can’t seem to catch a break. He hasn’t been able to compete ever since his Road to ADCC match against Dante Leon, which took place during...

ONE Championship: Garry Tonon Loses Title Fight Against Thanh Le via KO

Garry Tonon has just suffered his first MMA loss. On Friday, he fought for the ONE Championship lightweight title against the current champion, Thanh Le. Tonon set the pace immediately, throwing leg...

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...

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...

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...

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:  ...

WNO: Craig Jones Loses to Pedro Marinho, Elder Cruz Defeats Nick Rodriguez

The latest Who’s Number One (WNO) event featured a number of high-paced matches, out of which three have been for the title. The main bout was for the light heavyweight belt between Craig Jones...

UFC Vegas 46: Did Rogerio Bontorin “Fake-Tap” vs. Brandon Royval?

There are good ways and bad ways to get out of a submission. Generally speaking, the good way is whatever you can do to get out of it without getting seriously injured; and the bad way is whatever...