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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

ONE 168: Mikey Musumeci vs Kade Ruotolo Announced

It’s official… Kade Ruotolo is gearing up to defend his ONE lightweight submission grappling world title – against none other than Mikey Musumeci at ONE 168: Denver! Musumeci, the...

ADXC 4: Abdul-Kareem Al Sewady & Amin Youb Join The Main Card In A Welterweight Bout

With less than a month to go until its next edition, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship is slowly lifting the shroud of mystery that surrounded the ADXC 4, revealing the athletes and matches that...

MMA Legend Lyoto Machida Wants To Fight Luke Rockhold In Karate Combat

After his recent Karate Combat win, Luke Rockhold went ahead and called out none other than the MMA legend Lyoto Machida… For a fight in Karate Combat’s unique pit! The two fighters...

Pit Submission Series 4: Evening Of Upsets & Multiple Submissions In One Match

Karate Combat’s Pit Submission Series 4 event took place on April 20 in Dubai. And, well, it showcased three great submission-only bouts! Here’s how the matches went down. It was a night full...

Weekend Recap: AJP Brings Five Tournaments To Four Different Countries Around The World

In another stellar weekend for competitive Jiu-Jitsu, AJP has brought tournaments to countries all over the globe, providing athletes with many options as they choose the battlefield upon which they...

ADXC 4: Leonardo Mario & Khaled Alshehhi Put Their Skills To The Test In The Jiu-Jitsu Co-Main Event

With less than a month to go until its next edition, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) has begun steadily unveiling the matches that will make up the card of its upcoming tournament, which...

[WATCH] Mass Brawl Erupts At MMA Match – Armenian Fighter Gets Attacked

A chaotic scene unfolded at the Hardcore MMA tournament in Moscow – when a massive brawl erupted within the venue. Reports indicate that an Armenian fighter, Arkadiy Osipyan, fell victim to a...

ADXC 4: Ffion Davies & Morgan Black Face Each Other In The Grappling Co-Main Event

On May 18th, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) will take its first steps in France, bringing its famous cage to the Dojo de Paris for another memorable night of competition! Entering the...

ADXC 4: Espen Mathiesen & Leon Larman Lead The Jiu-Jitsu Main Event In Paris

After a lot of mystery, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) has unveiled one of the fights that will lead the tournament in France! On May 18th, Welterweights Espen Mathiesen and Leon Larman...

ADXC Announces New Event For October – Check Out The Details

With its formula of mixing Jiu-Jitsu and MMA powerhouses in a cage under a ruleset that favors aggressiveness, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship (ADXC) has conquered its place in the hearts and...

[WATCH] Justin Gaethje’s Parents React To Him Getting KO’d By Max Holloway

Justin Gaethje faced what many are calling one of the most brutal knockouts in UFC history at UFC 300… With his parents witnessing the terrifying moment live – from the crowd itself....

Jeff Glover vs Urijah Faber Announced For A Combat Jiu-Jitsu Match

Jeff Glover has not competed professionally in a while… But that’s about to change – as he is set to face against Urijah Faber in a Combat Jiu-Jitsu match! The bout will take place...

10 Years Of ADGS: Paulo Pinto Talks About A Decade Of Competing In AJP Events

A UAE-based Brazilian, Paulo Pinto has become a reference in Jiu-Jitsu over the course of his decades dedicated to the sport. Also known as Paulinho Baraúna, a nickname from his time as a competitor...

ADGS Rome 2024: Professional Athletes Rise As Champions In The Land Of Gladiators

After an entire afternoon of competition at the highest level, the second and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour Rome 2024 was down for the count last Sunday, April 14th! The tournament...

UFC Fight Pass Invitational 7: Mason Fowler vs Nick Rodriguez Match Announced

UFC Fight Pass Invitational 7 has just announced that its main event will be featuring a showdown between Nick Rodriguez and Mason Fowler!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by...

Weekend Recap: AJP Opens Up The Month Of April With A Stellar Tournament In Charleston

Pacing itself ahead of a big month, the AJP chose to open the month of April with a single tournament: The AJP Tour Charleston International Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2024! Held on April 6th at the...

Main Character Jiu-Jitsu 4: Jozef Chen vs Andy Varela Match Announced

Andy Varela and Jozef Chen are set to face off in a 170 lbs title match, at the Main Character Jiu-Jitsu 4 event! The news were shared by the promotion via their official Instagram account –...

Isaque Bahiense Looking Forward To BJJ Stars 12: “I’m A Different Athlete”

Isaque Bahiense, a decorated World, Pan-American, and European Jiu-Jitsu Champion, has been confirmed as one of the eight athletes set to compete in the light heavyweight Grand Prix of BJJ Stars 12....

Mica Galvao Injured & Sidelined From WNO 23 Match Against Tommy Langaker

It’s just been announced that Mica Galvao is out of his WNO 23 match against Tommy Langaker, due to injury. Stepping up on short notice to fill the void is Andrew Tackett:   View this post...

AJP Newsletter March 2024: Your Monthly Recap Of The Highlights From All Over The World

In another month filled to the brim with competitions, AJP remained steady in its mission to increase the sport’s influence while giving its athletes the chance to both fight closer to home and to...

Craig Jones Announces Seminar – With Goal Of Paying ADCC Athletes Who Lose On Day 1

Craig Jones has been rather critical of the ADCC’s payment policy towards their competitors… But he has now taken it a step further – as he’s announced a seminar, from which...

ADXC 4: Organization Debuts In Europe With A Tournament In France

After weeks of buildup, the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship is proud to reveal its greatest mystery yet. With three stellar editions under its belt and its fifth installment set to take place in Abu...

Kade Ruotolo’s MMA Debut Officially Scheduled For ONE 167

It’s now official… After months of speculation, Kade Ruotolo has now officially been scheduled for his MMA debut – and it will take center stage at ONE 167! He’ll face Blake...

AJP North America Continental Gives You A Shot At The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam In The US

Scheduled to take over Miami, Florida, between April 27th and 28th, the AJP Tour North America Continental Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2024 stands to be another memorable competition. With 1400 points on...