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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

How To Set Up Baret Yoshida’s Infamous “Assassin Choke” Lapel Crucifix

MMA and Grappling veteran Baret Yoshida is famous for crazy Back takes and crucifixes. At a recent Fight to Win he was able to submit his opponent with his signature ‘Assassin Choke’ from...

Elderly Man Competes & Wins in Combat Catch Wrestling Against Much Younger Opponents

This gentleman, Victor John Morton not only stepped out on the mats for Combat Catch Wrestling at the Billy Robinson Classic, Catch Wrestling Championship but WON very tough matches! AT 56 YEARS OF...

MMA Fighter Locks in Buggy Choke; Gets Slammed and KO’d

Buggy choke has turned quite a few eyebrows since videos of it first surfaced a few years ago and best of all it was developed by a white belt. There are 3 variations. It was developed by a white...

BJJ’s 1st Ever Woman Black Belt Becomes 1st Woman Coral Belt After Training for 43 Years

The history of women’s Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil begins at the first Gracie academy in Rio de Janeiro in the 1920s, which had women enrolled – such as writer and poet Rosalina Coelho Lisboa, and...

Kayla Harrison: ‘I’m 100%’ Sure I’d Beat Khabib in a Judo Match’

Kayla Harrison is the only Judo Olympian from the USA to have won a Gold medal. And now she’s baring her teeth. She was quoted saying the following: “Am I gonna beat Khabib? I mean I think I...

MMA Fighter Gets KO’d by Opponent, Then Choked by Referee

Things have been wild on the worldwide MMA stage lately. And not (just) because of the great fights that are taking place, but also because of some weird situations. For example, imagine fighting in...

BJJ Guy Mounts an Alligator And Saves a Woman’s Life

Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – or any sort of martial art, for that matter – can be of great help in dangerous situations. But that isn’t only the case when it comes to saving...

Andrew Wiltse Issues PSA on Sexual Assault: “No Means No, You Pieces of Sh*t”

Andrew Wiltse, a multiple World and Pan champion, is one of the most exciting grapplers on the circuit both Gi and No Gi alike. Here’s a throwback to the Daisy Fresh’s star 75:0 run-down...

Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Set for ONE Championship Debut Against Giant Undefeated Heavyweight in September

The much awaited MMA debut of Marcus `Buchecha` Almeida is confirmed under the banner of ONE championship. Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin of MMA Fighting reported that Almeida is expected to face...

Is This The Best BJJ Academy in Brazil?

If you train Jiu-Jitsu, which you probably do since you are reading this article, you should really go to train in Brazil to experience the full experience. Athletes Top competitors at all belts are...

‘Cyborg’ Abreu Does a U-Turn: Strips Marcel Goncalves of Black Belt, Enforces Zero Tolerance Sexual Misconduct Policy

Marcel Goncalves – a BJJ black belt and former Fight Sports affiliate instructor – was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in March 2018; due to the allegations...

Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Responds To Marcel Goncalves’ Sexual Assault Allegations

Marcel Goncalves – a BJJ black belt and former Fight Sports affiliate instructor – was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in March 2018; due to the allegations...

5 Of The Best Brazilian BJJ Competitors In History

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...

Rickson Gracie Tells Joe Rogan About How He Controls His Breathing

Have you ever thought about breathing training? Rickson Gracie has a special approach to breathing. Rickson Gracie and all members of the Gracie use a special method of breathing when doing...

Sean Flynn Does 66 Rolls in 6 Hours: “I Nearly Sh*t Myself”

Sean Flynn, a BJJ brown belt from England, has decided to challenge himself with an event called “Roll 66”. The challenge, which took place on July 25, was to do 66 rounds of 5-minute...

Old School BJJ Black Belt’s Time Tested Advice on Avoiding Physical Conflict in the Streets

As martial artists, we are often faced with aggressive people who threaten us either verbally or physically. It’s important to know the difference between an insult like “F– You” and a threat...

This Old School RNC Setup Works Great in the Street

Stuff doesn’t have to be fancy in order to work in BJJ. Actually, more often than not, it’s the simple techniques and setups that win the day; not the complicated moves. For instance,...

Rickson Gracie on Living a Turbulent Life in Rio & Training with Rolls Gracie

Living and growing up in Rio de Janeiro meant a lot of different experiences for Rickson Gracie. In the latest episode of the “Jocko Podcast”, which is hosted by the ex-Navy SEAL Jocko...

Robert Drysdale: “I Never Needed a Fixed Fight in My Life… I Think Gordon Has Psychological Issues”

One of the biggest “booms” in the grappling community this year was the accusation – on the behalf of Gordon Ryan and ADCC organizer Mo Jassim – that Robert Drysdale engaged...

KatagaRenzo: Game Changing Adjustments For Katagatame From Renzo Gracie feat Demian Maia

Ever been on the receiving end of an Arm Triangle (Head & Arm Choke) submission? Of course you have… And how did it feel? It sucks, right. When you feel that choke tighten, there isn’t much...

BJJ Bet: Hulk Submits Lo To Win GP, William Tackett Out-Grapples Toquinho

After an exciting fight night, BJJBet came to an explosive end. Face-to-face with Leandro Lo in the final of the No-Gi GP, Lucas Hulk applied a decisive rear naked choke to secure the jackpot of...

Middle-Aged Guy Tries To Train in 6 BJJ Academies in a Single Day

Do you always feel wiped out after Jiu Jitsu? Always sore the next day barely able to perform? Well meet Marcus Greatwood a free diver and BJJ purple belt who trains under Roger Gracie and Judo...

Training BJJ Twice a Week and Getting Better is Possible

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. Believe it or not, training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu two to three times a week has lots of advantages. Whether you have a busy work schedule, family...

The History And Origins Of Vale Tudo, The Precursor to MMA

Guest post by Evolve MMA, Asia’s premier championship brand for martial arts. It has the most number of World Champions on the planet. Named as the #1 ranked martial arts organization in Asia by...