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Category Archive: Articles, BJJ News, Featured

Khamzat Chimaev Promoted to Purple Belt in BJJ After Defeating Gilbert Burns

Khamzat Chimaev faced UFC title challenger and BJJ world champion Gilbert Burns in his last UFC fight. The match was an absolute battle where Chimaev won by decision. Chimaev revealed in arecent...

Mackenzie Dern Pulled Off Hanging Kimura on Tecia Torres

BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern defeated Tecia Torres at 273. During the fight, she impressed everyone with an incredible demonstration of high level Jiu-Jitsu. At one point, from the clinch, she...

Steven Seagal Shares What He Really Thinks About Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Actor and 7th degree aikido black belt Steven Seagal was recently asked what he thought about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and its effectiveness. He openly gave his opinion and had reservations about fighting...

Examining Strengths and Weaknesses of the Major Grappling Arts

‘Grappling’ refers to techniques, maneuvers, and counters applied to an opponent in order to gain a physical advantage, such as improving relative position, escaping, submitting, or...

Bernardo Faria Announces Boxing Instructional with Mike Tyson

If you train Jiu-Jitsu you have for sure heard of the leading website BJJ Fanatics, who feature quality instructionals from Tom DeBlass, Craig Jones, Dean Lister, Bernardo Faria and many...

Earning a Black Belt in BJJ: Surviving the Constant Injuries Throughout the Years

Guest post by Bill Jones, owner and head instructor at Top Level Martial Arts in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. If you would like to learn more about Bill or Top Level Martial Arts,...

New Study: Jiu-Jitsu Competitors Have the Lowest Injury Rate Among Combat Athletes

  Injuries are always going to happen if you train in Jiu-Jitsu. It’s part of the journey. How does BJJ stack up with other martial arts in terms of rate of injury? It has often been said...

Joe Rogan to Officially Sponsor Gordon Ryan for ADCC 2022

Just when you’d think that things couldn’t get more exciting for the upcoming ADCC 2022, the reality smacks you in the face to prove – that you’re wrong! Namely, Gordon Ryan...

This Simple & Stupid Side Control Escape Worked Twice on Andre Galvao

The simplest things in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are, often, the most efficient ones at the same time. You don’t have to “Berimbolo everything”; just sticking to simple, 1-2-3 setups, will more than...

BJJ Red Belt Carlos Machado’s Invisible Armbar

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,...

BJJ Hobbyists Should NOT Make The Mistake of Strength Training Like Professional Athletes

Training for BJJ athletes depends, in large part, upon their goals. Meaning, it’s obvious that someone who trains Jiu Jitsu as a hobbyist doesn’t need to train twice per day, 6 days per...

Jean Jacques Machado’s Has an Unstoppable Bodylock Pass Using the Lapel

If you’ve been following the pro BJJ scene, you may noticed many top grapplers having incredible success with a certain type of pass: The bodylock pass which is also known as the double over pass....

GSP: ‘Gordon Ryan is the Best Guy I’ve Ever Rolled with’

This Friday, March 25th, Gordon Ryan returns to the Who’s Number One event by Flograppling. John Danaher’s protégé will face the representative of Pedigo Submission Fighting , Jacob...

Powerful Concept For Beating A Bigger, Better Grappler Than You

Photo: prestonsmithphotography.net   / instagram.com/prestonsmithphotography/ How do you beat someone bigger, better, and stronger than you? Is it even possible to win against an opponent who...

Guy Locks in RNC & Carries His Opponent Around Finally Getting the Tap

Have you ever seen something like this? BJJ purple Dory Aoun belt locks in the rear naked choke on the ground then lifts up his opponent with the RNC locked in, carries him and submits him in a BJJ...

Drop The World: Jacare Teaches His Trademark Double Grip Seoi Nage

Seoi nage is a shoulder throw, one of the traditional forty throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs to the first group, Dai Ikkyo, of the traditional throwing list, Gokyo (no waza), of...

BJJ Black Belt Submits with 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...

BJJ Instructor in His Flip Flops Gets Attacked by Homeless Man

On Friday, Purple Belt Gracie Jiu-Jitsu instructor was teaching a private class, Drew, saw a homeless man breaking car windows with a rock. So Drew took down the man and subdued him until the police...

Elon Musk, Who Trained Jiu-Jitsu, Challenged Putin to a Fight, Chechen Leader Kadyrov Answers

The Billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX challenged the Russian president on Twitter to a one-on-one fight – the winner is Ukraine. “I am challenging Vladimir Putin to a one-on-one...

UFC’s Kevin Holland Subdues Gunman with a Rear Naked Choke

Kevin Holland, a well-known UFC welterweight fighter, is at it again. Less than two weeks after his win against Alex Oliveira at UFC 272, Holland and his friend Patrick Robinson were eating at a RA...

BJJ Intensive Camp in Italy: Your Full BJJ Lifestyle Experience

Can it get better than training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with a number of awesome people… Under the warm Italian sun? We can already see the excitement in your eyes – you’ve guessed it,...

Ranking The Best Japanese Fighters MMA 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...

This Crucifix & Choke Setup Works Like a Charm

When your opponent turtles up, that can be one of the most difficult positions to attack through in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, you can make it simpler for yourself if you learn how to extend...

Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian Supermodel, Trains BJJ with Valente Brothers

Image Credits: Numéro Magazine Gisele Bündchen is a famous Brazilian fashion model – and has been one of the highest-paid supermodels in the world since 2001. However, what a lot of people...