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Category Archive: Interview, Videos

Justin Rader on Integrating Wrestling in your Jiu-Jitsu

Wrestling For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu “I had already had 8 years of wrestling experience,” Justin shared when discussing his entry into the world of BJJ.  Training with the iconic Rafael Lovato Sr...

MMA Legend Enson Inoue Talks Return to BJJ After 10 Yr Break

  MMA legend and BJJ black belt Enson Inoue has been retired from MMA since 2004 (he had a short comeback fight in 2010), but he has recently started training Jiu-Jitsu again after taking a 10...

Exclusive: Ze Radiola On ZR Team Plans & Leaving Gracie Barra

  10 days ago, José Olimpio, more known as “Zé Radiola”,  a former leader of the Gracie Barra organisation, officially left GB to form his own team: ZR Team. Ze Radiola is one of the...

Emma Haci, 1st Woman in Balkans To Run a BJJ Academy

  Brazilian is growing fast in the Balkans region of Europe, with many new academies emerging in  Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania, Slovenia, Macedonia, Bulgaria etc.. Emma Haci is...

(Video) Wellington ‘Megaton’ Dias 20 years of Worlds

  Last year during the 2015 IBJJF Worlds, history was be made. Wellington ‘Megaton’ Dias is the only Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor to have competed in all 20 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships,...

Train Hard & Party Hard Around The World w/ Chad ‘Fat Jesus’ Wright

  Who says you can’t combine training Jiu-Jitsu with partying? Meet Chad Wright AKA ‘Fat Jesus‘, a larger than life character in BJJ. This Australian BJJ black belt is the CEO...

Meet Germany’s Hannah Rauch: 2016 European Gi & No Gi Champion

  Germany’s Hannah is one of the biggest hopes for European BJJ. This 26 year old purple belt has placed 3rd at the IBJJF worlds at blue belt and this year, took first place at the IBJJF...

ADCC Bronze Medalist Rustam Chsiev on EBI 6, Grappling in Russia

    If you’ve been following ADCC, FIVE Grappling or Graplers Quest for the past few years, you have probably noticed a strong Russian fighter by the name of Rustam Chsiev. He is a...

EBI 6 COUNTDOWN SHOW

  Eddie Bravo Invitational Submission Only Jiu Jitsu returns to Downtown Los Angeles once again. Live at the historic Orpheum Theatre for EBI 6 “Absolute” EBI 6 Features 16 of the...

Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner Survives Acid Attack & Chokes Aggressor

  Imagine yourself walking in a dark place in the middle of the night when all of a sudden, a dark figure wearing a black ski mask, throws acid in your face and breaks your nose with brass...

Braulio Estima Talks Return To Competition & Superfight with Alexander Trans

  BJJEE recently interviewed 5x word champion Braulio Estima who was conducting a seminar at Frota Academy in Zurich, Switzerland. Braulio talked about his close relationship with Frota team and...

8th Degree Red & White Belt Ricardo Murgel: ‘Always Be A Student of Our Jiu-Jitsu’

  BJJEE had the honour of interviewing a true Gentleman of Jiu-Jitsu: 8th degree red and white belt, Ricardo Murgel. He is the founder and master of Union Team and has affiliates worldwide,...

How AJ Agazarn Exposing Metamoris United The BJJ Community

    AJ Agazarm is just one week away from one of the biggest tests of his grappling career: facing former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields at Europe’s premiere submission only event,...

IBJJF Poznan (Poland) Organizer: ‘Come Compete in Poland. It Will Be High Level’

  IBJJF is continuing its extension to new destinations in Europe. This time they have chosen one of the strongest countries for BJJ in Europe: Poland. Many BJJ practitioners had asked BJJEE...

John Danaher, The Ultimate Interview of a Jiu-Jitsu Genius

  Full interview of Renzo Gracie blackbelt and widely renowned BJJ mastermind John Danaher from the documentary film Jiu-Jitsu VS The World made by Eat Films. John Danaher is known as one of...

Augusto Frota: One Of The Most Influential People in Jiu-Jitsu

  BJJEE editor Guillaume (Gile) Huni spent the weekend in Zurich, Switzerland, training at the world class Frota Academy. The academy’s founder is Augusto Frota, one of the...

Roger Gracie Black Belt Ross Nichols on Upcoming Seminar in Macedonia

  One of the top BJJ black belt competitors in Europe, Ross Nichols, a black belt under Roger will be conducting a seminar this weekend in Skopje, Macedonia. The seminar will be this Sunday 13...

Ezekiel Zayas: ‘Spain Has a Top European Level in BJJ’

  Ezekiel Zayas, from Spain is one of the top black belts in Europe. He runs his Ases Jiu-Jitsu Academy in the beautiful city of Valencia. BJJEE talked to him about his interesting BJJ journey...

Ali Magomedov: ‘BJJ Becoming Mainstream in Russia’

  BJJ is growing very fast in Russia. Moscow hosted a kids tournament on 5th of December with 480 participants 4-17 years old . In May, 2016 they are planning to make it international ....

Saulo Ribeiro: ‘We Should Drop The ‘Brazilian’ in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’

    Our friends from Jits.fr went to train at Saulo Ribeiro’s University of Jiu-Jitsu and used the occasion to interview the legend. Since the Interview was in French, BJJ Eastern...

European Sambo Champion Andrey Kupreev Transitions to BJJ

    FightinglifestyleUAE caught up with top level Russian purple belt Andrey Kupreev (23 years old), during his visit to Dubai. Kupreev who trains under Alexander Faria at an affiliate...

Old Man Strength: Training Regimen of 58 year Old European Master Champion

Lars Roskær from Denmark is 58 years old and he just won his 5th gold medal at the European Championships in Portugal, this year as brown belt just a few months after being promoted. Since he took...

Chechen Black Belt Arbi Muradov: ‘Berkut Going International’

  “Martial arts help you out in life, I truly believe that.”   In his home country of Chechnya, the 29-year old Arbi Muradov is a hero. He trains the well-known Berkut BJJ Team, helps...

Rigan Machado Answers Critics on Teaching Method for Celebrities with Limited Sparring

    Rigan Machado is an 8th degree red and black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, earning his rank under Carlos Gracie Jr. He is a former Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a veteran of the ADCC....