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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

Video: Judo Champion Wanted by Police After Inflicting Serious Injuries During Street Altercation

A video appeared on social networks showing a young man, brutally beating another young man in front of a betting store (casino) in the city of Novi Sad, Serbia. Namely, the young man is lying...

Video: Bodybuilder & YouTuber Bradley Martyn Tries To Grapple 170lbs BJJ world Champ Edwin Najmi

Jiu jitsu is all about the little guy defeating the big guy but nobody can turn away when a 250 lbs bodybuilder/powerlifting champion starts training in the academy… In the past, there have been...

Josh Hinger On No Cross Training Rule: ‘Is Being Treated Like a Dog by your Instructor Ok?’

Team switching in Jiu-Jitsu is a very controversial topic that will always provoke different points of views and arguments among the BJJ community. Throughout Jiu-Jitsu history, there have always...

7 Things That Jiu-Jitsu Can Teach You About Life

BJJ is much more than just a sport! It doesn’t only get you fit and healthy, but it increases your self-confidence, gives you an opportunity to meet fantastic new people, to think more...

Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner Stops Kidnapping of Child at a Restaurant

This brave jiu-jitsu practitioner (who decided to remain nameless) showed speed and selflessness when he took action against a very determined child abductor at a restaurant in South Africa. You can...

How To Use Old School BJJ To Smash New School BJJ Practitioners

Is there anything more annoying in Jiu-Jitsu than competing or training against someone that you know you are “better” than, but you end up getting caught by the modern techniques and he goes to...

Jacare: ‘I’d Make As Much Money Teaching BJJ As I Do in MMA’

BJJ world champion and UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza discusses his upcoming UFC fight against Robert Whittaker, why he’s not fighting Luke Rockhold or Yoel Romero. Souza...

When Gracie Misbehave: Gracie Family Dramas & Misbehaviors in History

“People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.” – Bo Bennett Jiu-Jitsu as we know it today would have never happened if it hadn’t been...

Most Jacked Judoka, Wrestlers & Sambists in History

Javier Cortina Height: 6’1″ Weight: 214lbs Javier is a Freestyle wrestler from Cuba who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games competing in the 96kg (211lb) weight class. He was also a bronze medal...

3X BJJ World Champ/MMA Fighter Does The Unthinkable To Prove That His Opponent is Out

BJJ black belt Chad George made his much awaited debut for Bellator MMA in 2015 at Bellator. He faced Mark Vorgeas and won the fight via the infamous Von Flue Choke in the first round. George was in...

Watch: The Worst of Erberth Santos Acting Psychotic Over The Years

Erberth Santos has been involved in many incidents on and off the mats in the past, and is generally known as the bad boy of Jiu-Jitsu… The 2017 world champion is a very controversial figure...

How to Crack Your Own Back. Without a Chiropractor

If you train Jiu-Jitsu, you are sure to have some spinal problems.The spine is the life center of the human body. It controls every human function, such as, digestion, hormonal balance, muscle...

The Strange Case Of Grapplers Giving Themselves Cauliflower Ears To Look Tougher

Cauliflower ear often seems like some mythical force when a white belt first falls in love with Jiu Jitsu. It’s a big problem, but it’s never really discussed in depth by professors and only...

Rickson Gracie On If Bruce Lee Was Legit

Ask any martial artist, no matter if it’s a Judoka, kickboxer, or a BJJ practitioner, who their martial arts heroes are, and, especially for the older ones, it is most likely to be Bruce Lee. Bruce...

Guy With Zero Background in Sports Makes Pro MMA Debut After Just 4 Months Training

Many martial artists and untrained people dream of testing themselves in the ultimate challenge: Mixed Martial Arts. It’s the ultimate because you have to be proficient in striking, Wrestling...

Hit TV show Saved By The Bell Set To Return w/ Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Mario Lopez both BJJ Blue Belts

The 90’s hit tv show Saved By The Bell is set to return later this year and it’s over 25 years since AC Slater and Zack Morris went toe-to-toe in the Bayside High corridors. Since filming...

BJJ Practitioner Uses Modern Jiu-Jitsu Rolling Back Take To Teach Street Bully a Lesson

Many Old school BJJ practitioners will say that may of today’s so called modern sport BJJ techniques are not applicable in a street self defense situation. For Gracie Barra Carlos Jr, self...

Ed O’Neill On The Long Journey to Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Ed O’Neill is one of the rare celebrities that is also a BJJ black belt. His professional success is only paralleled with his dedication to martial arts. Ed is a black belt under Rorion Gracie...

Setting Up The Invisible Armbar With Carlos Machado

The road to submission in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is seldom an easy one. What’s more, it could be argued that it’s an even more difficult one in No Gi; you and your opponent are slippery,...

The Jiu-Jitsu History The Gracies Don’t Want You to Hear

Brazil’s leading BJJ media Tatame magazine made a very interesting article about the biggest rivalries in the Gracie Family, which was translated by Gabriel Cunha for BJJEE.com. The article...

Most Powerful BJJ Black Belt Promotion: Doing The ‘Haka’ in New Zealand

A haka (plural is the same as singular: haka) is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand. It is a posture dance performed by a group, with vigorous...

Police Officer Lands Big Takedown On Resisting Suspect But Fails Miserably To Hold Him Down

The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers to be better at their job is enormous. We often observe videos like trips and perfect stand up technique enabling men in nasty situations to...

127 lbs Caio Terra Proves That Technique Conquers Size In Brazilian Jiu -Jitsu

For smaller grapplers out there in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world, things can be a little tricky when you enter competitions and step onto the mat to see that your opponent is a hulking figure, almost...

BJJ Black Belt World Champ Takes on PRO Bodybuilder BJJ Blue Belt

Jiu jitsu is all about the little guy defeating the big guy but nobody can turn away when a 250 lbs bodybuilder/powerlifting champion starts training in the academy… In the past, there have been...