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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

Josh Barnett Teaches The Toe Hold From North South That He Used To Submit Ryron Gracie

The Toe Hold is one of those submissions that you either love or hate. And the chances are that, no matter how many times you were submitted by it… That you’d love to learn how to apply it more...

What Happens to your Jiu-Jitsu Performance When You Take Pre-Workouts, Energy Drinks & Stimulants

Every one of us likes to gain the edge when it comes to Jiu Jitsu. Some people get this edge by consuming a pre workout supplement (either in the form of stimulants, caffeine such as energy drinks,...

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. Promoted to BJJ Purple Belt

Freddie Prinze Jr. is one of the biggest movie stars of the 90s. But what a lot of people don’t know about him is that he has been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a long time! As a matter of...

UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed On Why He Invests So Much in Jiu-Jitsu

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, is instrumental in the growth of Jiu-Jitsu on a local and worldwide level.   He developed...

Fastest BJJ Black Belt Promotion in History: 18 Months, Faster Than Caio Terra & BJ Penn

Last month, BJJEE.com published an article on the Top 10 Fastest Black Belt Promotions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu History . This was a ranking of grapplers that received their BJJ black belt the...

Jiu-Jitsu Student Helps Cop Struggling to Arrest Resisting Suspect

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu works! And it should arguably be taught to law enforcement officers everywhere; not just because of their own safety, but also because of the safety of the suspects. In this...

Jonah Hill: “I Can’t Live Without My Jiu-Jitsu Gi”

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is getting more and more popular among the Hollywood A list celebrities. Famous people that train or have trained in BJJ include Ashton Kutcher, Prince Jackson (son of Michael...

10th Planet Black Belt Zack Edwards Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu’s black belt Zack Edwards has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Now, his loved ones are asking for help. Edwards experienced a persistent headache before he was admitted...

UFC Legend Matt Lindland Promoted to BJJ Black Belt by Renzo Gracie

Matt The Law Lindland is a reired former UFC middleweight champion, Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling silver medalist. Lindland fought primarily in the Middleweight division for the UFC, Strikeforce....

Khabib Nurmagomedov: ‘Ring Girls are Useless in MMA

You won’t be seeing any ring girls at the GOAT Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC anytime soon. The former UFC lightweight champion has been all over the media in recent weeks after signing a...

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...

Jackson Sousa Issues Statement Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment & Suspension from Checkmat

BJJ black belt competitor Jackson Sousa has been suspended by Checkmat, cancelled from multiple gyms associations, and stripped of sponsorship by Shoyoroll. The reason? Numerous allegations of sexual...

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...

Jackson Sousa Suspended from Checkmat, Stripped of Sponsorship due to Sexual Harassment Allegations

BJJ black belt competitor Jackson Sousa has been suspended by Checkmat, cancelled from multiple gyms associations, and stripped of sponsorship by Shoyoroll. The reason? Numerous allegations of sexual...

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...