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Mixed Martial Arts and Realistic Self-Defense

By Daniel Faggella  Since the beginning of time, people have had to fight to survive. Luckily, nowadays we aren’t fighting mammoths and saber-tooth tigers, but the want and need to have the...

Victor Silverio: “I Was Demian Maia’s MMA Sparring Partner. Jake Shields Has A 1% Chance To Submit Him.”

  GFTeam brown belt Victor Silverio received the call to assist Demian Maia in his UFC camp. Silverio has similar characteristics to the Maias next opponent in UFC , Jake Shields . The GFTeam...

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...

Rener Gracie: “My Uncle Royce Is Right About Using Just Jiu-Jitsu In MMA, But Also Wrong…”

Royce Gracie recently was very critical of his family’s recent performances in MMA. In an interview with MMA Fighting‘s Guilherme Cruz, Royce said the reason Gracie family fighters are...

BJ Penn To Train With Jose Aldo In Rio For Edgar Fight

  Now that BJ Penn is set to rematch Frankie Edgar at 145lbs, he has activated his partnership with his team Nova Uniao. Penn and Edgar are booked to coach the next season of The Ultimate...

Roger Gracie Confirms Moving Back Up To 205 In MMA & Makes Some Changes In Training

  After the defeat suffered to Tim Kennedy in his only UFC fight, last July 6, Roger Gracie has decided to change his training regimen: He first hired trainer Phil Learney to work on  his...

An Insight Into Gleison Tibau’s Massive One Day Weight Cut

  Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting talked to Stefane Dias and Everton Bittar of American Top Team and got them to open up about their techniques to make huge UFC Lightweight Gleison Tibau cut and...

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...

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...

A Slick Armbar Setup From Back Mount!

Dan Faggella is a No Gi Pan Am champion and recognized leg lock expert. To get his whole breakdown of Rousimar Palhares’ leg locks for free please visit BJJLegLocks.com/Mastery In Brazilian...

Montenegro’s Mladen Jokmanovic On Competing & Training In Different Grappling Arts & The BJJ Scene In Montenegro

Montenegro’s Mladen Jokmanovic is a BJJ brown belt and team leader of Mata Leao-ATM BJJ Team in Podgorica. He has a deep history in grappling arts as he started with Judo, then traditional ju...

Flavio Almeida On His Recent Return To Competition: “It’s A Very Intense Experience & Valuable Regardless Of The Results.”

  Flavio Almeida is a Bjj black belt under Gracie Barra founder, Carlos Gracie Junior, he is also the brother of UFC veteran Ricardo Almeida. Flavio is a very busy person: a husband, a father,...

Vinny ‘Pezao’ Magalhaes To Defend His Heavyweight Champion Title @ ADCC 2013

  After suffering the most serious setback in his UFC career, a knockout loss to Anthony Perosh, after 14 seconds at UFC Rio 4, Vinny Pezao will not get much downtime. The current champion of...

BJJ Legend Murilo Bustamante: “I Fought Until I Was 45 yrs Old, & 39 Was My Physical Peak.”

  World champion Jiu-Jitsu champion in 1999 and former UFC middleweight champion, Murilo Bustamante has not been on the mats for some time, but never ceased to follow the evolution of the sport...

Marcio ‘Pe De Pano’ Cruz: “The MMA Market Is Very Complicated. It’s Hard To Find Good Opponents.”

  Marcio “Pe de Pano” has not been very active on the mats over the past years. However, the BJJ legend is living his life. He runs the administrative side of his academy in Florida,...

ADCC 2013: Latest News & Updates

  ADCC 2013 takes place on October 19 & 20 in Beijing, China 2013 world BJJ champion Gabriel Moraes is out due to injury in the U66KG. New competitors added: Lucas Leite at U88KG and JT...

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...

Anthony Perosh After K.O. Victory Of Vinny Magalhaes: “I’m Getting Better As I Get Older.”

  After his knockout win over former Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) world champion Vinny Magalhaes (10-7-1) last weekend, 40 year old BJJ black belt Anthony Perosh (14-7) has revealed that he is only...

Roger Gracie Set To Relocate To US To Focus On MMA Career

  After being released by the UFC, Roger Gracie (6-2) is planning torelocate from the U.K. to the U.S. to train full-time at Blackhouse MMA in Southern California. Gracie’s manager, Ed...

Robert Drysdale: “I Would Like To Say One Day That I’ve Fought The Best In Gi, No Gi & MMA.”

  Robert Drysdale was born in the United States. He is the son of a Brazilian lady with an American man,  who was raised in Brazil and has strong connection with the country where he spent most...

Guilherme Mendes On Dana White’s Visit, Kelly Slater & Rafael Mendes’s Preparation For ADCC

  Last week, the Art of Jiu-Jitsu academy received an illustrious visitor. The president of the UFC , Dana White was visiting a friend at the gym, took the opportunity to tour the facilities and...

Vinny Magalhaes May Have Retired From MMA After Tough K.O. Loss To Anthony Perosh

  UFC 163, Saturday night (Aug. 3, 2013) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was hugely successful. However not all fighters had a great evening. Elite grappler Vinny Magalhaes, who was the Ultimate...

Ronda Rousey: “The Jiu-Jitsu/Ne Waza That I Do In MMA Is The True Essence Of Jiu-Jitsu, Unlike BJJ Tournaments.”

  UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey answers the critics on her ground game and talks about what the chances are she’ll put on a gi and compete in IBJJF and other Jiu-Jitsu tournaments such...

BJJ World Champ, Bia Mesquita: “If I Fought Ronda Rousey In MMA, I’d Take It To The Ground & Try To Finish By Armbar.”

  Beatriz Mesquita (Bia) is a Jiu Jitsu black belt under the legendary Leticia Ribeiro. She is one of the greatest grapplers of her generation and has achieved numerous BJJ titles such as the...