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Category Archive: Articles, Featured

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...

Orlando Sanchez Sets Record Straight on Strickland Incident: ‘He Talked Sh*t About Jiu-Jitsu’

If you’ve been training BJJ for a while, you know how things can sometimes get heated during training. Stuff can turn emotional, even physical. Such was the case when the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Hasbulla Magomedov Shows Off His Legit Grappling Skills

Hasbulla Magomedov is one of the biggest social media stars of today – you must’ve seen some of his videos recently, either on Instagram or on TikTok. The 18-year old Dagestani Russian, nicknamed...

Renzo Gracie Has a Simple Escape To The Infamous ‘Bas Rutten Neck Crank’

In the late 90’s Bas Rutten was fighting Pancrace in Japan and he was famous for one move: the ‘Bas Rutten’ neck crank. It’s a simple move that consists of conyroling your...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Football Is My First Love, I’d Play If Given An Offer”

Even though a big part of the MMA community is currently preoccupied with a number of UFC veterans looking to get “celebrity fights” (such as against Logan Paul), it seems that Khabib...

Black Belt Andrew Wiltse Defeats Opponent 75-0 then Mercifully Submits Him

Daisyfresh’s breakout star Andrew Wiltse, a multiple world and Pan champion, now a black belt, is one of the most exciting grapplers on the circuit both Gi and No Gi. He has shows some great guard...

These Are the Greatest Japanese BJJ Fighters 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...

BJJ Champion Orlando Sanchez Gets Into A Physical Altercation With UFC’s Sean Strickland

If you’ve been training BJJ for a while, you know how things can sometimes get heated during training. Stuff can turn emotional, even physical. Such was the case when the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

FIVE Things That Should Change About Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Right Now

I am going to offend someone in this article and you can try responding like the Dude: Yeah? Well, you know, that’s just like uh, your opinion, man… Jiu Jitsu has evolved a lot since...

ADCC Organizer Mo Jassim: ‘Robert Drysdale Participated in a Fixed Match in 2007 ADCC’

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...

UFC Heavyweight Champ Francis Ngannou Rolls with 50kg Lighter BJJ Black Belt

Francis Ngannou (11-2) of from Cameroon, captured the UFC Heavyweight Championship last Saturday night on March 27, in the main event of UFC 260, behind a spectacular performance, knocking out...

How To Identify a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu McDojo in the Vicinity

The McDojo phenomenon is a plague that has infected martial arts schools all over the world. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has not been spared by this. What exactly is a McDojo you may ask?  It’s...

Tough Navy SEAL Blue Belt Challenges BJJ Black Belt for $2,500 in Front of Whole Class

In BJJ, there is a huge skill level between a black belt and a blue belt. It usually takes 10 years on average to get a black belt whereas a blue belt can be achieved anywhere from 6 months to 2-3...

Black Belt Standing Cross Collar Choke in BJJ Tournament

“For the choke, there are no “tough guys”. With an arm lock he can be tough and resist the pain. With the choke he just passes out, goes to sleep.” Helio Gracie It was said that...

Benefits Of Going To The SAUNA For Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners

If you’re a Jiujiteiro who, among other things, follows Joe Rogan’s Instagram account, then you’ve probably – at one point in time – thought about going to a sauna. You’ve...

Is It WRONG To Tap Out Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Photo by Daria Kochetkova Photography. IG: Tebezvonu. After you’ve been training for quite some time, there will come a moment or two when you’ll – to your surprise – have an...

Logan Paul Considering Transition to MMA: ‘I am a Good Grappler’

Youtube star Logan Paul has just fought Boxing GOAT Floyd Mayweather (50-0) and surprisingly went the distance (eight rounds) in their exhibition bout. After the fight, Paul was asked what is next...

Why You Absolutely Should Travel & Train Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil at Least Once in Your Lifetime

Probably most of you reading this have been to padded rooms where there is a man with thick accent, an exotic name like ‘ricardinho’ teaching something. He (or she) is wearing a cloth...

The Most Important Things You’ll Learn As A BJJ Black Belt

The time you spend on the mats will, one day, culminate with a black belt. Of course, your mind is set to continue training after you become a black belt… But, what do you think are the most...

Cobrinha Charles Summer Camp in Malta 6th-11th September

6x World BJJ Champion and 3x ADCC champion Rubens Charles Maciel aka “Cobrinha” is coming to Europe! Cobrinha will be running an exceptional BJJ camp o the beautiful island of Malta for the first...

BJJ Instructor Comes Under Fire For Refusing To Accept Police Officers as Students

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has long demonstrated it’s effectiveness when it comes to law enforcement officers and preventing escalation of incidents. The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers...

Proposed Michigan Police Reform Bill To Require Police Officers to be Blue Belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has long demonstrated it’s effectiveness when it comes to law enforcement officers and preventing escalation of incidents. The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers...

Big No-No: Never Brag or Talk About Who You Defeated in BJJ Training

Winning and losing. Two situations in which every Jiu Jitsu player will find himself at some point, most of us facing defeat in our very first session and keep doing so for a long while. But then the...

Gordon Ryan How Much He Really Earns From Competing In Pro Jiu-Jitsu Events

Gordon Ryan, the biggest current star in Grappling has had an amazing run in the past few years. The 25 year old has won everything there is to win in No Gi grappling: 3x ADCC world champion, EBI...