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Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

Rodrigo Cavaca Leaves Team Checkmat- Michelle Nicolini Stays

Rodrigo Cavaca announced on the morning of Wednesday that he would be leaving team Checkmat. The coach of Marcus Buchecha plans to air his career and therefore is out of the academy. The black belt...

The Historical Meeting Between 2 Legends: Anderson Silva & Terere

  Last Sunday (29), during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, to promote his second fight against Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva had time to talk about Jiu-Jitsu . The Brazilian fighter...

Kron Gracie Vs Rodolfo Vieira Superfight @World Jiu-Jitsu Expo

  A new superfight has been added to the 2013 World Jiu-Jitsu which will be held on November 9-10 event at the Long Beach Convention Center. Kron Gracie will face GFTeam’s Rodolfo Vieira in a...

BJ Penn On UFC Comeback,Training @ Nova Uniao & The Complications Of One Day Possibly Facing Aldo

  BJ Penn recently appeared on BJPENN.COM RADIO with Editor In Chief Pedro Carrasco, for a wide-ranging interview ahead of his TUF 19 coaching slot opposite Frankie Edgar at 145 pounds: “I do...

BJJEE Training Report: Tristar Gym, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Our friend Stephane from the excellent French website www.planetejjb.com was recently in Montreal, Canada and trained BJJ at the famous Tristar gym which is Georges St Pierre’s very own base...

AD Pro San Diego Trials: Keenan Cornelius Takes Double Gold In Black Belt Debut

  Just a week after after getting promoted to black belt by Andre Galvao, Keenan Cornelius entered the black belt division with a bang. He submitted all his four opponents and won his weight and...

Ricardo De La Riva and Yuki Nakai Fight To A Draw In De La Riva Retirement Match

  The fight was 20 minutes no points submission only match held in Japan. Nakai had won their first match 10 years ago. This was De La Riva’s retirement match. The fight ended as a draw...

Exclusive Interview With Christy Thomas, Relson Gracie’s Only Female Black Belt

  Christy Thomas is the first female black belt in Relson Gracie’s Organization. Relson Gracie is a Jiu-Jitsu red belt, second eldest son of Helio Gracie. In this interview with BJJ Eastern...

Kron Gracie On His Upcoming MMA Career: “I want to be way better than my father was…”

  Being the son of a martial arts legend is extra pressure for anyone. But not for Kron Gracie , son of Rickson . Settled in California, United States, the black belt does not feel the...

Czech Republic’s Michal Bittner On Gracie Academy Prague, His Master Robin Gracie & Competing As A Black Belt

  Michal Bittner is a BJJ black belt under Robin Gracie that runs Prague’s Gracie Academy. He is also frequent competitor. In this interview with BJJ Eastern Europe Michal talks about the BJJ...

BJ Penn Returns To UFC To Coach TUF & Fight Frankie Edgar @Featherweight 145 lbs

  After two losses to Frankie Edgar and a thirst for revenge, the legend BJ Penn is back to face his tormentor. On the tv show UFC Tonight, which belongs to the UFC , they announced that the two...

Ronaldo Jacare: “I Want To Fight Belfort & Machida. I Don’t Want To But Would Fight Anderson If It Was For The Belt.”

  The debut Ronaldo Jacare in UFC had already drawn the attention of many people. But the crushing victory over the Japanese Yushin Okami , former challenger middleweight belt of the...

Copa Podio: Felipe ‘Preguica’ Wins Middleweight GP, Clark Gracie Clarkoplatas His Way To Victory, Leandro Lo Beats Calansans.

Felipe “Preguica” Pena was crowned champion of the Copa Podio middleweight event held on Sunday, September 8th, 2013 at the Tijuca Tennis Club in Rio de Janeiro. The Gracie Barra BH...

Great European Hope Laura Hondorp On Qualifying For ADCC, BJJ In The Netherlands & Training With Jordy Peute

  Laura Hondorp is one European BJJ’s brightest stars. She will competing in 2013 ADCC in China in October so watch out for her. In theis interview with BJJ Eastern Europe, the Dutch BJJ...

Felipe ‘Preguica’ Pena On Copa Podio: “There Are Only Tough Guys. I Can’t Wait.”

  Multiple time BJJ World champ at lower belts Felipe Pena , nicknamed “Preguiça” (the laziness) / sloth, is now trying to make a name for himself at the black belt. After winning the Rio...

Kit Dale On His Preparation For Copa Podio & Representing Australia

  Checkmat Australia’s Kit Dale is not only of the biggest prospects in BJJ, he is also one of the funniest. He will be competing in the Copa Podio middleweight GP on  September 8. In...

Checkmat Ace Renato Cardoso On His Preparation For Copa Podio, Expectations & His Style Of Jiu-Jitsu

  Renato Cardodo is a black belt under Rodrigo Cavaca, who has a super aggressive style, and mean footlocks. Read more about Renato here. He won the double gold at Sao Paulo Open, and was CBJJE...

Serbian Open BJJ Championship 2013, 19th October, Belgrade, Serbia

One of the best & most prestigious BJJ competitions in the region: The Serbian Open BJJ Championship will be held in Belgrade on the 19th of October! It is organised by the BJJ federation of...

2 Time Judo Olympian Travis Stevens On His Training For Copa Podio, His Passion For Jiu-Jitsu & Facing Flavio Canto

  Travis Stevens  is a elite level Judoka from United States who competed in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. In Judo he is currently ranked top 5 in the world and he is considered by many...

Improvements In Condition Of 15 Yr OId Jiu-Jitsu Fighter Who Was Gravely Injured In Competition In Brazil

  Gabriel Diniz was a 15 year old fighting in the adult division, and subsequently lost the use of his arms and legs. This happened at II Etapa do Campeonato Estadual de Jiu Jitsu Capixaba in...

Fernando Terere: “I Have Found The Motivation That I Once Had As A Blue, Purple & Brown Belt.”

  Fernando Tererê has a had a great 2013, when he returned to health, opened his own successful school in Rio de Janeiro, and returned to the big competitions. He competed and won a Mexican...

Roger Gracie: “I’m Staying Positive. I Didn’t Become A BJJ Champ By Just Winning. The Defeats Also Made Me.”

  A week ago, UFC fans were caught by surprise by news about Roger Gracie . After the defeat from Tim Kennedy, at UFC 162, Gracie was cut by the UFC who decided not to renew his contract. In an...

Jiu-Jitsu Training Saves Woman’s Life In Dangerous Motorcycle Accident

  Source: http://www.txmma.com Mariana Fletcher is a Brazilian lady who is a BJJ blue belt. She recently had a motorcycle accident in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mariana was wearing a scarf while...

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