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Category Archive: BJJ News, Featured

Rousey Answers Gabi Garcia: ‘ I’ve Got UFC & Movies. No Time For a Grappling Match’

    Ronda Rousey had said in a past interview that she can beat any female grappler in gi or no-gi BJJ. That statement sparked some controversy, and many of the top BJJ women competitors...

(Video) First Omoplata Finish In UFC History From BJJ Black Belt Ben Saunders

    Ben Saunders, is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the Welterweight division of the UFC. Ben is a BJJ black belt under the legendary Ricardo Liborio of American...

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Instructor, Brian Ortega Tests Positive For PEDs After UFC Debut

    Brian Ortega is a Jiu Jitsu black belt who trains and instructs at the  Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy under Rorion Gracie, and his sons Ryron, Rener, and Ralek Gracie in Torrance,...

UFC Founder Art Davie: ‘Rickson Not Fighting In UFC Was Because Of Rorion & Money’

    In 1993, Art Davie1 created and co-produced the tournament which became the televised Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is currently giving interviews to promote his book ‘Is...

Couture: ‘I’m Open To Facing Fedor At Metamoris’

    UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture recently appeared on Submission Radio, and said he was open to facing Fedor in a grappling match at Metamoris:     “That would be...

Rodolfo Vieira On MMA: ‘I’m 24, It May Be The Right Time For A Career Change’

    The current world super heavy champion, Rodolfo Vieira has recovered from his recent injury that he sustained during his European seminar tour. Although recovered, Rodolfo will not be...

BJJ Training Report, Havana Cuba: Russian BJJ Champ Opens First Ever Academy

    Written by Russian BJJ blue belt, Alexander Fedotov. He is a good friend of BJJ Eastern Europe and is a IBJJF Rome Open gold medalist as well as London Open silver medalist.  My name...

Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu Set To Face Josh Barnett @ Metamoris 5

        It looks as though 2013 ADCC Open weight champion Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu will face Josh Barnett at Metamoris 5. This hasn’t been confirmed yet by Ralek...

Catch Wrestling: Josh Barnett’s Metamoris Submission Explained By His Coach Erik Paulson

    Josh Barnett did the unthinkable at Metamoris 4: he completely dominated and submitted Dean Lister. Lister hadn’t been submitted in competition in 17 years. He used a what looked...

(Videos) Watch Metamoris IV Matches

    More matches will be uploaded during the day. Be sure to check back on this page. Saulo Ribeiro vs Rodrigo Comprido Medeiros:     Galvao vs Sonnen     Lister vs...

Metamoris IV Results & Play By Play

    Andre Galvao vs Chael Sonnen ( NO GI) Chael shoots low single and takes Andre down. Chael in Andre’s guard. Chael is bleeding. They stop for a bit to check the cut. They continue....

Metamoris 4 Preview & Predictions

  Metamoris Pro Brazilian jiu-jitsu invitational IV will take place this Saturday (Aug. 9, 2014), live from Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. You can buy the payperview...

BJ Penn On Competing In Metamoris: ‘I Wouldn’t Train For It’

    With BJ Penn’s recent retirement from MMA last month, many BJJ fans are hoping to see The Prodigy go back to his roots and focus on BJJ/Grappling tournaments. Renato Babalu Sobral...

Roger Gracie Signs At One FC: ‘I Still Want To Compete In Jiu-Jitsu’

    Away from MMA since July last year, when he was released by the UFC , Roger Gracie has found a “new home”. The fighter signed a contract with One FC, on Thursday (7th), and...

Roger Gracie Close To Signing With Singapore Based MMA Promotion One FC

  Last week, after announcing retirement from MMA and return to Jiu-Jitsu competition, Roger Gracie changed his mind and announces his return to….MMA! In an interview with LANCE website the...

Metamoris IV: Chael Sonnen Cleared To Compete By NSAC

    It’s on! The Chairman of the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed in an interview (Seen below) following Chael Sonnen’s recent hearing before the Commission that the...

Breaking News: Sonnen vs. Galvao Metamoris Bout In Jeopardy

    The NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission) is threatening Chael Sonnen with fines as high as $250,000 per failed drug test, if he competes as planned at Metamoris 4. Sonnen has...

Atos Leader Ramon Lemos: “Sonnen Will Do Nothing But Defend Vs Galvao”

    The much expected match between Andre Galvao and Chael Sonnen is drawing mixed reactions from BJJ fans. The match will take place at  Metamoris 4, on 9th August in California. Galvão,...

Roger Gracie Changes His Mind, Returns To MMA & New Organization

    After announcing retirement from MMA and return to Jiu-Jitsu competition, Roger Gracie changes his mind and announces his return to….MMA! According Brazilian BJJ news website...

Xande Ribeiro On The Best Way To Combine BJJ & Judo & His Preparation For ADCC 2015

    In this exclusive interview for BJJ Eastern Europe, Xande Ribeiro talks about how to best combine BJJ & Judo, how to stay a top competitor while running an academy, street fights,...

Ralek Gracie: ‘Steroids Won’t Help Fighters In Metamoris 20 Mins Fight Format’

    Three weeks after the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Chael Sonnen from mixed martial arts for two years because of multiple failed drug tests, he will return to competition...

(Video) Rickson Gracie On TV Show Demonstrates Invisible Jiu-Jitsu

  On this weeks show, Budo Jake gets the chance to sit down with the legend himself Rickson Gracie to discuss what invisible Jiu-Jitsu is, how to connect and flow, breathing in Jiu-Jitsu as well...

Hungary’s Big Hope: Kristof Szucs, 2014 Blue Belt World & European Champ

  Hungary’s Kristof Szucs is one of the rising stars of the European competition scene. In 2014, he won the gold medal at the IBJJF worlds at blue belt open weight and bronze in his...

(Video) Eddie Bravo Explains To Rickson Gracie The Rubber Guard & Why He Dropped The Gi

      After recording the Joe Rogan Experience #524 podcast, Eddie Bravo explains the Rubber Guard to Rickson Gracie: