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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Relson Gracie Talks About a Nightclub Altercation He Had In Hawaii at Age 68

Relson Gracie is a Jiu-Jitsu legend. A few months ago, the red belt was involved in a fight in Hawaii; where he (68 years old!) faced a man that was around 40 years old. The fight ensued in a...

Dream BJJ Camp with Buchecha, Leandro Lo, Preguica in Swiss Alps

This amazing camp with 3 of the biggest BJJ stars is going to blow you away! Imagine learning and training with Leandro Lo, Marcus Buchecha, and Felipe Pena? The Swiss Alps Camp is the brainchild...

Security Guard Uses Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to Subdue Confrontational Man

Knowing even just a little bit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can take you a long way in dealing with threatening situations. While it’s good to mix BJJ with other (striking) martial arts if you want...

Breaking News: 2021 IBJJF Gi World Championships Confirmed

Yes, you’ve heard it right! The IBJJF 2021 Gi World Championships is now official! After a lengthy pause from almost any sort of Jiu-Jitsu competitions in 2020, that was brought by the COVID-19...

Felipe Pena Talks About Moving to MMA & Match vs. Nicholas Meregali

On August 1st, Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali will face each other in the BJJBET 2 tournament. In a conversation with TATAME, Pena talked about their first match in 2018 and what he expects to see...

How To Defend The Bow & Arrow Choke Every Time

Tim and time again shows that bow and arrow choke is by far one of the most powerful and most fearsome submissions in the game. It’s used everywhere and at all levels and by literally everyone...

Mikey Musumeci: “Geo Martinez is such a low class person! Horrible!”

Mikey Musumeci won the match against Geo Martinez at The Road to ADCC via points (6:0). However, the match result itself was put in a backseat as Mikey went on to speak of Geo as: “… a...

Watch: POWERFUL Jiu-Jitsu HAKA Performed by New Zealanders

Almost everyone gets the chills when they watch the “Haka” being performed: a traditional war cry, dance, and Maori challenge that comes from New Zealand. It’s performed not just by...

Watch: Rapper Action Bronson Rolls with ADCC Champion Orlando Sanchez

Rapper Action Bronson (real name Ariyan Arslani), is an award winning American rapper, chef, and television presenter. In mid-2020, prompted by having reached 400 pounds, and having a health...

Pena & Meregali Exchange Words on Social Media Ahead of “BJJBET” Match

The long-awaited match between Felipe Pena and Nicholas Meregali will finally take place in the main event of the second BJJBET edition, on August 1st. And wouldn’t you know it – the two...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Teaches The Secret To His ‘Smesh’ Top Pressure

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself – what would it be like to grapple with Khabib Nurmagomedov? Are his pressure game and his humble attitude as great as they are said to be? Well, former UFC...

Keenan Cornelius: ‘No One Cares About IBJJF Gi Worlds Anymore’

Keenan Cornelius and ADCC medalist and No Gi BJJ world Champion has always been outspoken about various aspects of Jiu-Jitsu topics and has never been shy of sharing his opinion, which was often...

“Let’s Just Roll Light”: How To Stop Jiu-Jitsu Becoming ‘Pussified’

    ‘Jiu-Jitsu Transforms Cowards into Men, Chickens into Stallions’ Carlos Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is growing at an amazing rate worldwide. More people are training in all corners...

All Inclusive 7 Day Beach BJJ Camp w/ Felipe Pena, Michelle Nicolini, Ffion Davies & Marco Canha

What’s the one most important, most beautiful thing that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has given you? What would you say has given you the best goosebumps? Chances are – it’s the experiences. It’s all...

Marcus Buchecha: “I Lost My First Eight BJJ Tournaments All in the First Round”

There’s an old saying: “Fall down 7 times, stand up 8 times.” Also Napoleon Hill said: “A quitter never wins and a winner never quits! Effort only fully releases its reward after a person...

Guy Promotes Himself to New Belt in BJJ & Gives Himself a Gauntlet

Through the years many cases of self promoted jiu jiteiros were outed. While some excused themselves saying it was japanese jiu jitsu, a discipline they made out some outright owned it. Such was the...

Investment Expert: “Success In Business & Martial Arts Is Really Similar”

An investment expert in the field of cryptocurrencies, businessman, and digital influencer Antônio Neto Ais recently had an opportunity to train with the legendary Rogério Minotouro. Being...

Five Finger Death Punch’s Zoltan Bathory Earns 2x Silver At IBJJF American Nationals

The guitarist of the famous “Five Finger Death Punch” band, Zoltan Bathory, went into the 2021 IBJJF American National Championship last weekend; and came back with two silver medals....

Rapper Action Bronson Training Jiu-Jitsu As Part Of Major Weight Loss Lifestyle Change

Rapper Action Bronson (real name Ariyan Arslani), is an award winning American rapper, chef, and television presenter. In mid-2020, prompted by having reached 400 pounds, and having a health...

Quentin Tarantino Tells Rogan the Bruce Lee “Hollywood” Controversy, Inspired By Gene LeBell Grappling Lee

In the the Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, Bruce Lee was made to look as an arrogant martial arts actor. In one scene, Brad Pitt plays a stuntman (Cliff Booth) and beats...

Explosive Bodybuilder Grapples with BJJ Blue Belt- Things Don’t Go as Expected

It is not uncommon to see a much lighter and shorter athlete facing a much bigger and taller opponent in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and grappling. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art created for smaller...

How To Defend Against The Infamous Buggy Choke

Buggy choke has turned quite a few eyebrows since videos of it first surfaced a few years ago. Tony Pacenski who is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Rodrigo Medeiros (BJJ Revolution Team). He runs his...

Gordon Ryan vs. Andre Galvao Superfight In The Works For ADCC 2022

There isn’t as many matches that the grappling world wants to see as much as the Gordon Ryan vs. Andre Galvao one. However, due to Ryan’s stomach issues, that prospect seemed bleak. The...

Robert Drysdale Responds to Gordon Ryan & Mo Jassim’s Fixed ADCC Match Allegations

Former ADCC champion Robert Drysdale recently made an interesting video where he named the most successful teams in Jiu-Jitsu. He named Gracie Barra, Alliance and Atos. This provoked a reaction from...