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Category Archive: Interview

BJJ Black Belt Robert Naumoski on BJJ In Australia & His Academy Roots BJJ In Macedonia.

1.Hi Robert, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? Name: Robert Naumoski, 38 years old and live in between Australia and Macedonia, I was born in Australia where...

Eddie Bravo: “I’m Considering Coming Out Of Retirement To Fight In Submission Only Events Like Metamoris.”

So it’s official ,Metamoris III will feature the eagerly awaited rematch between Royler Gracie and Eddie Bravo! Here is an interview with Eddie with Bjj Pix from a few months back (before he...

World Champion Gabriel Marangoni On His Time Spent In Greece, Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria & UK

1.Hi Gabriel, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe My name is Gabriel Marangoni de Oliveira, I’m 21 years old, and I come from a city called Mogi das Cruzes,...

Roberto Atalla On The State of BJJ in Europe, His Years in Poland etc

Roberto Atalla is one of the founders of the Rio Grappling Club, an academy that has been producing some of the best European grapplers for the passed few years. Quick Bio from BJJ Heroes:  In 1990...

Dean Lister: “I’m curious to see how Xande will try to tap me out”

Follow the Live Play by Play for Metamoris PRO right here on BJJ Eastern Europe tonight at 12pm (midnight) Paris/Warsaw/ Belgrade time Source: Gracie Mag Dean Lister’s nickname is the Boogeyman....

Xande Ribeiro: “Lister Has Never Been Tapped Out, I’m Going To End That Run”

Follow the live play for Metamoris right here on Sunday October 14 at 12pm Paris time Source: Gracie Mag Alexandre Ribeiro, a two-time winner of the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship absolute division,...

Roy Dean on Training Judo, Aikido, Wrestling and Applying Them to BJJ

Source: Grapple arts For the people who have never met you or don’t know anything about you, why don’t you take us a little bit through your martial arts history? I know you didn’t start in...

UFC Vet Lucio “Spartan” Linhares on BJJ in Finland & his BJJ & MMA Career

1.Hi Lucio, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Lucio Linhares, 38, born in Minas Gerais, live in Vitória. Bjj blak belt 3 degrees. 3rd in the worlds and in...

Exclusive interview with Italian & European Champion Luca Anacoreta

1.Hi Luca, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? Hi everybody, I am Luca Anacoreta, I come from Rome, I am 23, I live in Rome, I am a brown belt (master Rogerio...

Spain’s Pablo Cabo On BJJ In Spain & His Master Roger Gracie.

Hi Pablo, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? My name is Pablo Cabo, I´m 29 years old and I´m a black belt under Roger Gracie. I have been training and...

Braulio Estima: “I See Myself Being An Elite Athlete For 5 More Years.”

Source:  www.bloodyelbow.com Braulio Estima has been a busy man since his Titan FC debut on August 24, 2012 at Titan 24 against Chris Holland. A near-global tour for seminars and talks, a short...

Kron Gracie: “Sport Jiu-Jitsu is on the decline, it’s getting worse. With Metamoris, I want people to see the real Jiu-Jitsu.”

  Source: Graciemag Kron Gracie had some harsh words for Sport Jiu-Jitsu in a recent interview with Graciemag. He will be facing Otavio Sousa in a superfight at Metamoris on October 14th and plans...

Female Grappling Legend Hannette Staack: “If you specialize in some techniques, practice them so that people will not be able to defend them”

Hannette Staack is arguably the best female jiu jitsu black belt in history. She is a black belt from Andre Negao. Hannette Staack is a 6 times world championship as wella as 3 time ADCC champion....

Rickson Gracie’s Representative in Hungary, Remy VdrHoot On His Academy In Pecs & Training With Rickson & Fedor

1.Hi Remy, pleaseintroduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe: Hi All! My name is Remy VdrHoort. I’m 38 years old. I was born in a little village near Amsterdam (Holland) and now...

Roger Gracie on Metamoris Pro: “I’ll Go 100% For The Submisson”

Source: Tatame (Translated from Portuguese): Ten times world champion of Jiu-Jitsu, Roger Gracie is one of the greatest names in the history of the gentle art in competition. He has missed the last...

Roger Gracie Black Belt, Nicholas Brooks On His Academy Mill Hill BJJ, The Growth Of BJJ In The UK, And His Academy in Slovakia

1.Hi Nich, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe  Nicholas Brooks, London UK, Black Belt, Roger Gracie Academy, Mill Hill BJJ (my academy) Europeans 4X, World...

Michele Nicolini “Girls Are More Technical Than Guys Because We Can’t Rely On Strength.”

Michelle Nicolini is a 6x jiu jitsu world champion, European open weight champion and World Pro Cup Champion, Michelle Nicolini is also a black belt under ADCC 2007 absolute champion Robert Drysdale...

Andre Galvao on Metamoris Pro: “These rules are fine for someone who wants to drag out a draw.”

Andre Galvao has a counter to Ryron Gracie’s interview. You can see that Andre Galvao is taking the Metamoris Pro challenge very seriously. We also get the impression that he feels that the...

Ryron Gracie on Metamoris Pro: “Fighting without points is a way of showing the Jiu-Jitsu I believe in”

Gracie Mag just did a great interview with Ryron Gracie where he talks about what he plans against Andre Galvao in his fight in Metamoris Pro. Here were the best parts of the interview: Source:...

Austria’s BJJ Master Orlando Neto: “My Biggest Victory Is Watching My Students Improve.”

1.Hi Orlando, please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? I´m Orlando Machado Neto (O.NetoBJJ), from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I live in Vienna , Austria where I teach at...

European FILA Grappling Champion, Uroš Čulić From Serbia:” Anybody Can Be Beaten With The Simplest Techniques If Applied Properly”

1. Uros can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? My name is Uroš Čulić, I’m from Serbia and my hometown is Belgrade. Im a purple belt in BJJ and my main...

Robert Drysdale On His MMA ambitions, The Mir-Nog Rivalry, & Why he thinks Jacare Would Beat Roger Gracie in MMA

By Guilherme Cruz for Tatame magazine (Translated from Portuguese) “Robert Drysdale has a big collection of Jiu-Jitsu and Submission titles, like a golden medal at 2007th ADCC. But now he has...

Roger Gracie Black Belt Nic Gregoriades On The Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood & The Growth Of BJJ in The UK & South Africa

  1.Hi Nic, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ community of Eastern Europe? Hi guys! My name is Nic Gregoriades, I’m a bjj black-belt originally from Cape Town, South Africa....

Over 30 and Still Training: Advice For Adult CrossFitters and Grapplers

We are all getting older. It’s a fact.That’s why we can’t train the same as we did when we were in our early twenties. This great article from Traver H. Boehm from...