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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

ONE: Danielle Kelly vs Ayaka Miura Submission Grappling Match Announced

Danielle Kelly has sealed her third ONE Championship submission grappling match! On February 10, 2023, at the ONE on Prime Video 7: Lineker vs Andrade II event, she will take on the MMA veteran Ayaka...

Zion Clark (Wrestler Born Without Legs) Wins Professional MMA Debut

Zion Clark, the famous collegiate wrestler who was born with no legs due to a rare birth disorder, just won his professional MMA debut! The 25-year old fought Eugene Murray, at the Gladiator...

UFC Fight Pass Invitational: Nick Rodriguez Replaces Vinny Magalhães In Gordon Ryan Matchup

Gordon Ryan was supposed to face Vinny Magalhães today, December 15, at the UFC Fight Pass Invitational event… However, in a new turn of events, Magalhães had to back out from the bout due to...

ONE Championship: Mikey Musumeci To Defend Title Against Sayan Khertek (Sambo World Champion)

Mikey Musumeci, the reigning ONE flyweight submission grappling world champion, is set for another challenge… This time against Sayan Khertek, a Sambo world champion – in a title defense...

UFC 282: Raul Rosas Jr. (18) Submits Jay Perrin – Becomes Youngest Ever UFC Winner

Raul Rosas Jr. is the youngest fighter ever to step into the UFC octagon… And there was a lot of hype leading up to his debut, the UFC 282 prelims on December 10. The 18-year old fought Jay...

Mental Tip: A BJJ Competition Is Just Like Going Training At Another Academy

„Well, I just hope that I don’t fall asleep from waiting, rather than from being choked out“, says one jiujiteiro to another as he waits – for the fourth consecutive hour – to hear his...

WNO: Gordon Ryan Dominates & Submits Pedro Marinho for Heavyweight Title

Gordon Ryan returned to competition yet again on July 14, in a bout for the vacant Who’s Number One (WNO) heavyweight title – against Pedro Marinho. Having dominated essentially the...

Damien Anderson Delivers First KO in Combat Jiu-Jitsu History

Combat Jiu-Jitsu takes testing of the BJJ athletes’ skills to a whole new level. And, even though that has been known around the BJJ community for a while, it was only yesterday that a first...

[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...