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Double Leg Takedown: 6 Most Common Mistakes

  Guest post by Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt and multiple...

Kayla Harrison: “I’m very Fortunate People I Train With Don’t Treat Me Different From The Guys”

    World of female MMA is relatively young. So it’s no surprise Kayla Harrison is taking a trip down the rabbit hole. After all she comes from the world of judo where there’s a...

Marco Ruas Livid With UFC Hall Of Fame Selection For Leaving Him Out

    Marco Ruas also known by the alias “The King of the Streets” has a 7th degree black belt in Luta Livre, a bjj black belt, a judo black belt as well as teakwondo capoeira and...

Ronda’s Judo Coach Justin Flores Earned His BJJ Brown Belt In 9 Classes Total

    Through the years there have been some staggeringly fast promotions in bjj. For a while it was quite a trend to see MMA fighters promoted to certain Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ranking in spite...

Top European Black Belt Daniel Riou On The State of BJJ in Portugal

Photo: Jits Art Daniel Riou Mendoca is one of the top black bels in Europe. He’s an active competitor under Marcelo Bernardo and Arnaldo Alves, and is an from Team BPT – PORTUGAL. BJJEE...

Red Belt and UFC 1 Ref Helio Vigio Passed Away

    One of the first to ever enter the famed UFC octagon has passed away. Helio Vigio was right there alongside Royce Gracie refereeing the tournament that changed the history of martial...

Grapplers Pro Championship’s New Rules – Game Changer or Bust?

Photo: Flograppling.com   There is some division in the grappling world about whether point-based or submission-only style tournaments are a better format for ‘true’ jiu-jitsu, fairer...

How To Fight A Trained Boxer

  Boxing is one of the best fighting style available, with a concentration on punches, head movement, footwork, and athleticism. So if you’re going up against a boxer, you need to nullify...

Get Ready For Cyborg vs Rafael Lovato Jr. @ Fight to Win Pro 7

    Fight To Win Pro 7 event is seriously upping it’s game. After couple of lackluster matchups they’re really onto something with exciting fight airing tonight – Roberto...

‘Creontism’: Jiu-Jitsu’s Biggest Hypocrisy

The term creonte originated within Brazilian jiu-jitsu organizations in Brazil to refer to a student who either is, or perceived to be, disloyal to a particular school or organization,...

Top 10 Most Loved People in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  The rapid expansion of bjj also means facing some controversies but there were always a select few who are almost universally admired and respected. Whether it’s about talents,...

Ken Shamrock & Kimbo Slice Fail Drug Tests Following Bellator 149

  Today it was revealed by MMA Fighting, that in one of the biggest MMA events of the year so far, Bellator 149, Ken Shamrock and Kimbo Slice both failed their drug tests. Shamrock lost to...

68 yr Old Woman Knocked Out in MMA Debut by 24 yr Old

  On the same weekend as Royce Gracie (49) vs Ken Shamrock (51), this incredible fight happened at Sparta Combat League in Denver, USA. 68-year-old Ann Perez de Tejada made her MMA debut against...

Shamrock: ‘They Didn’t Give Me a Chance To Tuck My Nuts Back in’

  Ken Shamrock was at the receiving end of illegal knee strike to the groin which went unnoticed by the referee, in his trilogy bout with fellow UFC hall of famer Royce Gracie. Gracie followed...

Sakuraba on Shinya Aoki NYE Fight: ‘He’s Like A Sticky Anaconda’

  Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba Kazushi Sakuraba has fought in the UFC, Pride Fighting Championships, K-1 Hero’s and Dream. He is known as the “Gracie Hunter” due to his wins over...

UFC 4 Vet Ron Van Clief Competes in BJJ at Age 72

  Ron Van Clief is known to MMA fans as the man who fought Royce Gracie at UFC 4. He is to date the oldest person to fight in the UFC at the age of 51. Gracie won the match by submission with a...

UFC Prospect Sage Northcutt’s Women’s Self Defense Demo

  Impromptu female self-defense demo feat. Chad Kight (Royce Gracie Black Belt) and UFC Fighter Sage Northcutt. With less than 3min of instruction anyone can learn a basic escape that may be...

BJJ Black Belts in Europe: UK Leader, Followed by France, Poland & Sweden

  BJJ in Europe has grown leaps and bounds since 1994 when the Netherland’s Remco Pardoel fought Royce Gracie in UFC 2. Pardoel started learning BJJ from that day on and even fought in the...

Sakuraba’s Bizarre Catch Wrestling Torture Youtube Channel

  Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba Kazushi Sakuraba has fought in the UFC, Pride Fighting Championships, K-1 Hero’s and Dream. He is known as the “Gracie Hunter” due to...

Watch: Shaquille O’Neal Training with Nate Diaz

    Shaquille O’Neal has been following the UFC for a long time and has also been training Jiu-Jitsu since 2000 under Royce Gracie then under Jonathan Burke in Florida. Here is Shaq...

UFC Vet & BJJ Black Belt Matt Arroyo Discusses The Importance of Strategy In Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training!

      You can be the meanest, strongest guy on the mat come competition time, but does it really matter if your training is out of whack? Not just training your moves and techniques,...

Shamrock Answers Rogan’s ‘Fake Fight’ Accusations

    Joe Rogan said on his podcast that parts of the Kimbo Slice vs Ken Shamrock fight looked suspicious. But the ending technical knockout was real. According to Shamrock, Joe Rogan could...

Ken Shamrock Answers Steroid Allegations Ahead of Kimbo Fight

    MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock will be facing Youtube street fighting sensation Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 on June 20th. It’s been almost 5 years since Shamrock competed in MMA, but...

Chuck Norris Promoted to 3rd Degree BJJ Black Belt

    Long term BJJ black belt Chuck Norris (75 years old), yesterday received his 3rd degree. Mr Norris was partly responsible for bringing over some Gracies to the USA. He wrote on his...