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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Mark Zuckerberg is Hooked on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: ‘It’s The Best Sport. Where Has it Been All My Life?”

Facebook c0-founder Mark Zuckerberg was recently a guest on Joe Rogan‘s mega-popular podcast: ‘The Joe Rogan Experience.’ In one of the most interesting parts of the interviews, he told Rogan...

Celebrity BJJ Superfight? Mario Lopez Endorses Rumors He Would Compete with Tom Hardy in Jiu-Jitsu

There’s no secret that Tom Hardy loves training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now a four-stripe blue belt, the famous actor often posts photos from training on his Instagram. And, it seems that he...

Royler Gracie’s Method For Hitting More Submissions When Doing Jiu-Jitsu

  A great lesson from Master Royler Gracie on how to have a submission based game instead of being a points player. Royler competed in the black-belt ranks for 20+ years. Royler is also a...

This Kimura Defense Turns Into A Wristlock Extremely Quickly

If you had to imagine an ideal Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu move, what would it be? Not just a technique in and of itself… But a sequence of techniques? Well, one of the most beautiful things you could...

Tom Hardy Competes at BJJ Tournament – Wins Gi & No-Gi Divisions

There’s no secret that Tom Hardy loves training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Now a four-stripe blue belt, the famous actor often posts photos from training on his Instagram. And, it seems that he...

BJJ Brown Belt Challenged Guy That He Wouldn’t Last 2 mins with Him, Got Chocked Out Instead

In this video, we see a BJJ brown belt from Korea challenging Case Bradford, an athletic guy who wrestled in high school. This happened in the park next to the beach in Santa Monica. The brown belt...

Conor McGregor: “Jiu-Jitsu is Not Designed to Hurt You. It’s Designed to Kill You”

Conor McGregor, currently a BJJ brown belt, has competed multiple times Gi and No Gi in international BJJ competitions (IBJJF Europeans, London No Gi Open) and has had decent results. Many MMA fans...

Lucas Leite Has a Proven Method For Avoiding & Countering the Darce in Half Guard

Many BJJ practitioners have made a career from forcing an under hook half guard and sweeping or taking the back. This is a common method of playing guard used by a lot of elite level grapplers such...

BJJ World Champ Leandro Lo Shot & Killed, Off Duty Police Officer Arrested

According to sources in Brazil, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Leandro Lo was shot and killed in a night club altercation in Brazil in the early hours of Sunday morning. Lo was at a night club...

Breaking News: BJJ World Champion Leandro Lo Shot & Killed in Brazil

According to sources in Brazil, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Leandro Lo was shot and killed in a night club altercation in Brazil in the early hours of Sunday morning. Lo was at a night club...

BJJ Term “Spaz” Declared As A Slur By Woke Culture – Because Of Beyoncé

Image Credits: Beyoncé Instagram The term “spaz” in BJJ often refers to beginners who try to escape a position through lack of coordination and technique – with frantic,...

BJJ Black Belt Takes Down Suspect Wanted for Attacks on NYC Sidewalks

It was just a normal day for Ro Malabanan, a New York City resident who was heading to work on Wednesday. But then, he saw a man sucker-punch a construction worker, in a supposed random act of...

Mike Bates – BJJ Black Belt & Royal Marine – Raises Over $200K for Pediatric Hospital

Mike Bates is one of the most interesting people you’ll hear about in your life. He is a BJJ black belt and a head instructor at Gracie Barra Roundhay Leeds (United Kingdom), as well as a Royal...

BJJ World Champ Mikey Musumeci Only Eats Pizza, Pasta & Acai

Mikey Musumeci is a 4x IBJJF black belt World Champion and is the only American to hold 3 world titles in the gi and once in No Gi. Mikey has competed against the biggest names in the sport and holds...

Take Mount Like Khabib Nurmagomedov – Here’s How

Rolling against Khabib Nurmagomedov would be terrifying for oh-so-many reasons… But perhaps the most terrifying of them all is Khabib’s Mount. The way he takes Mount is as close to perfection as...

Ben Kunzle Suffered A Spinal Cord Injury In BJJ Training – And He Needs Your Help

Ben Kunzle is a BJJ brown belt under Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu, who has been preparing for the World Championships back in May this year. However, during training, he suffered a severe spinal cord...

Strength Coach: ‘90% of Jiu-Jitsu Athletes Don’t Need PEDs’

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, just like any other sport, has athletes that use steroids and other performance-enducing drugs (PEDs). However, what makes BJJ different from a lot of other sports is that there...

Timing: The Ultimate Difference Between Elite BJJ Competitors & Hobbyists

Have you ever rolled with someone, and it felt that you were one step behind no matter what you did? It could be with your coach, an elite competitor, or someone a few years ahead in the game.  You...

Madness: 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...

Everything You Need to Know About The Back Mount in BJJ

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...

TeQuan Monte Has Cerebral Palsy, But Trains Hard – And Has Been Promoted To BJJ Blue Belt

Inspiration in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu comes in all sorts of ways. But if you’re looking for something – for someone – who’s going to make you both smile and want to keep training, then look no...

Bullshido Master ‘Detroit Urban Survival Training’ Tries Out a BJJ Class Wearing a Blue Belt

Detroit Urban Survival Training has is led by Dale Brown and has made many BJJ practitioners laugh with some of the doubtful self defense techniques he teaches…. Brown says that he teaches...

BJJ Camp in Munich, Germany: Your Unique Summer Vacation Opportunity

The summer has only just begun – and it’s safe to say that you’re already enjoying it! But, it’s not just about the warmth of the sun, about the beaches you can now go to and...

Two Guys Faked an MMA Fight & Were Called Out By BJJ Black Belt Referee

The MMA community in the Philippines was outraged this past weekend after an amateur MMA fight went horribly wrong as it became apparent that the fight was fake King of the Fight 9 happened on...