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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Competitions/Tournaments

Black Belts Put On Their Best Performances To Take The Gold At The AJP London International

Taking place last Saturday, March 30th, at the University of London Sports Dock, the AJP Tour London International Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2024 was a beacon that attracted colored and black belts from...

Julia Alves Talks About A Key Turn In Her Career With AJP: “My Best Choice”

An elite competitor representing GFTeam, athlete Julia Alves has plenty of reasons to remain firm in the AJP ranking. Julia spoke with the AJP reporting team and recalled her achievements and goals...

Urijah Faber Set To Make His Combat Jiu-Jitsu Return On May 25, 2024

Urijah Faber, the 44-year-old MMA veteran, recently announced his return to competition after a hiatus of over four years… As his comeback will headline the highly anticipated A1 Combat 21...
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Felipe Pena vs Rafael Lovato Jr. Match Announced For WNO 23

BJJ legends Felipe Pena and Rafael Lovato Jr. are set to collide at Who’s Number One 23 on May 10th, 2024 – adding even more excitement to an already stacked event! FloGrappling shared the...

ADGS Rome: Masters Gear Up To Become Warriors In The Land Of The Colosseum

Scheduled to take place from April 12th to 14th, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour (ADGS) Rome 2024 marks the tournament’s first installment in the birthplace of one of the most famous empires in...

Eddie Bravo Announces Inaugural EBI Open: A Shift In Professional Grappling

Eddie Bravo has just revealed plans to host the inaugural EBI Open Tournament in El Paso, Texas – scheduled for June 17, 2024! Since its inception in 2014, EBI has stuck to the model of...
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Weekend Recap: AJP Dials Up The Action With Six Tournaments Around The World

Bringing another batch of stellar tournaments, the AJP has once again promoted an action-packed weekend, giving athletes from all over the world the chance to compete in an internationally recognized...

[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!...

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:  ...
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“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...

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,...

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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Andre Galvao’s Daughter – Sarah Galvao – Wins IBJJF Pan Championship 2024 Purple Belt Double Gold

Sarah Galvao, daughter of legendary Andre Galvao, has once again demonstrated her exceptional talent – by winning two gold medals in the purple belt division of the IBJJF Pan Championship 2024!...

Mackenzie Dern Receives ADCC 2024 Invite For The -55kg Division

Super successful BJJ black belt and UFC strawweight contender Mackenzie Dern has received her ADCC 2024 invite! She will compete in the new -55kg division, this August at the T-Mobile Arena in Las...

WNO 23: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Title Match Announced

Mica Galvao is gearing up to defend his WNO welterweight title – against none other than IBJJF no-gi world champion Tommy Langaker! The welterweight title match will take place at WNO 23, in...
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ADGS Rome 2024: Check Out The Professional Highlights Registered For The Tournament

Marking the tournament’s first foray into Italian lands, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour is deep into its preparations to break new ground and make its debut in the famous city of Rome. The...

ADXC 3: Why Is Rayron Gracie vs. Fellipe Andrew An Instantly Historical Match?

Held last March 2nd, ADXC 3 was born with the status of a historic event. Being the first edition of the Abu Dhabi Extreme Championship outside the capital of the UAE, the tournament featured a...

Zoltan Bathory Of “Five Finger Death Punch” Signs Deal With The UFC

Zoltan Bathory and his partners Brandon McCraghen, Heather Gracie and Keelan Lawyer of PGF World (Professional Grappling Federation) just inked a deal with the UFC – for their BJJ competition...
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UFC’s Muhammad Mokaev Disqualified From BJJ Tournament – After Slamming A Hobbyist

Muhammad Mokaev, a veteran of the UFC flyweight division, once again found himself making headlines for the wrong reasons… As he was disqualified from a BJJ tournament – for slamming his...

3 Benefits Of Travelling The World To Compete In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Competing in Jiu-Jitsu is a natural step when seeking evolution and growth within the sport. It frees you from the safe confines of your local gym, pits you against new and challenging foes, and...

Michael Bisping Praises Marcin Tybura’s UFC Vegas 88 Submission Win: “Beautiful Victory”

In the main event of UFC Vegas 88, Marcin Tybura faced off against Tai Tuivasa – and secured a submission win, via a beautifully executed Rear Naked Choke.   View this post on Instagram...
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Dana White Awards $50,000 Exclusively To Submission Performances At UFC Vegas 88

At UFC Vegas 88, Dana White decided to forego the traditional “Fight of the Night” bonus – and, instead, opted to reward fighters solely based on their performances. One thing that...

ADCC 2024: Here’s The Full Competitor List

ADCC 2024 is gearing up to be an exciting event, scheduled for September 17th and 18th at the prestigious T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. And, as anticipation builds, organizers have revealed...

PFL 3: Neiman Gracie vs Goiti Yamauchi Fight Announced

PFL has recently revealed the matchups for its upcoming events – and among them is an anticipated rematch between Neiman Gracie and Goiti Yamauchi! The fight is set for PFL 3, on April 19th,...